WhatsApp Business: News

07 Jun 2024


WhatsApp Business now offers AI-powered customer support and ads

Meta has unveiled new AI-powered features for its WhatsApp Business app, as announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Meta Conversations conference in Brazil.

01 May 2024


Banned on WhatsApp? Here's how to recover your account

WhatsApp has recently escalated its measures to tackle the surge of spam accounts, which have been flooding users with unwanted promotional content and fraudulent activities.

30 May 2023


New WhatsApp features: App language change, status archive, and more

WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature for the Windows app that allows users to change the app language.

31 Mar 2023


WhatsApp's latest update lets you get creative with editing media

WhatsApp is rolling out a revamped version of the text editor, bringing new fonts and functionalities to the app.

21 Mar 2023


WhatsApp's latest update for iOS fixes the notifications bug

Popular messaging app, WhatsApp recently released an update on the beta channel for iOS, carrying version number 23.5.79.

18 Feb 2023


WhatsApp is releasing a photo shortcut for desktop client

WhatsApp is rolling out a photo/video shortcut to beta users on the desktop version of the app. This option is a part of the Windows 2.2306.2.0 update.

06 Dec 2022


How to use picture-in-picture video calls feature on WhatsApp iOS?

WhatsApp is testing a new option that will keep the video call active even if you switch to different apps.

18 Nov 2022


WhatsApp introduces Yellow Pages-like Business Directory: How to use it

WhatsApp has introduced a new Business Directory feature in the UK, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil.

09 Oct 2022


WhatsApp's paid plan for business users debuts via beta program

WhatsApp's premium subscription service, called WhatsApp Premium, is now available for beta business users, according to WABetainfo.

04 Aug 2022


Delhi-NCR folks can book Uber rides via WhatsApp: Here's how

Uber has some exciting news for riders in the Delhi-NCR region. Users can now book cabs, auto rickshaws, and bikes through WhatsApp in Hindi and English.

16 Jun 2022


With CASHe, you can now avail instant loan on WhatsApp

CASHe, a Mumbai-based fintech platform, has launched an instant credit line service on WhatsApp.

10 Jun 2022


Top features coming to WhatsApp in 2022

WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging app, is constantly evolving to maintain its top spot in the competitive space. The company is always adding new features to enhance the user experience.

16 Sep 2021


WhatsApp starts testing in-app business directory, multi-device support on iOS

WhatsApp has two new features on the cards. Firstly, it is testing the possibility of searching for local businesses or stores offering certain products within WhatsApp itself. This could promote businesses without ads and open monetization options for the platform.

04 Aug 2021


WhatsApp adds disappearing photos feature: How to enable it

Following in the footsteps of popular social media platforms Instagram and Snapchat, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has introduced a new feature for Android and iOS users that automatically deletes media files after the recipient has viewed them once.

20 Feb 2021


WhatsApp will implement updated policy despite global outrage

WhatsApp has reiterated that it will implement its privacy policy despite user backlash and government scrutiny. WhatsApp recently published a blog post reminding its dwindling user base that the privacy policy will come into effect on May 15.

18 Jan 2021


Soon, Reliance may let you order groceries from WhatsApp

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Retail Ltd. is reportedly working toward embedding JioMart into WhatsApp within the next six months. The move will allow 400-million Indian WhatsApp users to address their grocery needs from neighboring outlets through Ambani's hyperlocal e-commerce platform.

07 Oct 2019


WhatsApp banking: Here's how you can get started

Catering to over 1.5 billion users, WhatsApp is surely one of the most popular messaging platforms in the world.

27 Nov 2018


WhatsApp is changing the way you make group calls

Finally, WhatsApp is bringing a long-awaited fix for its group calling capabilities.

02 Aug 2018


This is how WhatsApp plans to make money

On Wednesday, WhatsApp announced the launch of its first revenue-generating product, WhatsApp Business API.

21 May 2018


Facebook allows native sharing of posts to WhatsApp

According to reports, Facebook is testing a new feature that will allow its mobile app users to directly share Facebook posts on WhatsApp.

10 May 2018


WhatsApp to launch 'Chat Filter': Here's how it will work

Following a slew of updates ranging from in-app video support for Facebook and Instagram to new stickers and group calling features, WhatsApp is now working to introduce another handy feature.

07 Mar 2018


Google rolls out chat feature to digital payments app Tez

Google is adding a chat feature to its India-exclusive digital payments app Tez.

01 Mar 2018


WhatsApp for iPhone gets new time and location stickers

WhatsApp on iOS has been updated to add a couple of features to the instant messaging app.

22 Feb 2018


WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton invests $50mn in messaging app Signal

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has invested $50 million in encrypted instant messaging app Signal.

23 Jan 2018


WhatsApp Business launched in India: Scope and risks

WhatsApp Business has started rolling out in India for Android users, four days after its launch. The iOS version is expected to arrive soon.

22 Jan 2018


After WhatsApp Business, "Paytm for Business" app launched on Android

Only days after Facebook-owned global messaging platform WhatsApp launched its "WhatsApp Business" app, Indian digital payments giant Paytm has rolled out the "Paytm for Business" app.

19 Jan 2018


WhatsApp Business app launched for connecting users to businesses

WhatsApp has officially launched its new WhatsApp Business app on Android.

08 Dec 2017


WhatsApp Business App revealed: Here's how you can use it

At a time when WhatsApp is increasingly being used by businesses to communicate with customers; it looks like the Facebook-owned company is set to roll-out a new standalone app "WhatsApp Business".

01 Dec 2017


Over 25 million businesses are now active on Instagram!

Facebook's photo-sharing app, Instagram, announced its platform now home to over 25-million businesses, a remarkable rise from 15-million in July this year.

11 Nov 2017


How can WhatsApp generate revenue for Facebook?

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has one of the world's largest user-bases with over 1.3 billion users.

03 Nov 2017


Fake 'WhatsApp Business' app on Google Play Store fools thousands

A fake 'WhatsApp Business' app on Google Store has been fooling users successfully and now has thousands of downloads.

23 Oct 2017


WhatsApp will soon have group calling feature!

If reports are to be believed, you will soon be able to make group calls on WhatsApp.

09 Oct 2017


WhatsApp Business app, all you need to know

WhatsApp Business is still in the making. Although the messaging platform has said that it'll be rolling it out to organizations soon, the service is still being worked upon.

01 Sep 2017


WhatsApp for Business kick-starts with BookMyShow; Ola, Oyo will follow

WhatsApp in the bid to monetize its platform had launched, what it calls, "WhatsApp for Business" for certain select organizations.