Articles about WhatsApp Business

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

04 Aug 2022

Business
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.

With CASHe, you can now avail instant loan on WhatsApp

16 Jun 2022

Business
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.

Top features coming to WhatsApp in 2022

10 Jun 2022

Technology
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.

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

16 Sep 2021

Technology
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.

WhatsApp adds disappearing photos feature: How to enable it

04 Aug 2021

Technology
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.

WhatsApp will implement updated policy despite global outrage

20 Feb 2021

Business
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.

WhatsApp responds to Indian government's letter regarding privacy policy update

21 Jan 2021

Business
WhatsApp responds to Indian government's letter regarding privacy policy update

On Tuesday, the Indian government's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) sent a strongly worded letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart, asking him to withdraw the recent update to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for Indian users.

Only 18 percent of surveyed Indians might continue using WhatsApp

19 Jan 2021

Technology
Only 18 percent of surveyed Indians might continue using WhatsApp

In a recent survey conducted by social media platform LocalCircles, it was found that only 18 out of every 100 Indian users surveyed were willing to accept WhatsApp's updated policies and continue using the platform.

Soon, Reliance may let you order groceries from WhatsApp

18 Jan 2021

Business
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.

Facebook taking U-turn, drops plan to show WhatsApp ads: Report

17 Jan 2020

Technology
Facebook taking U-turn, drops plan to show WhatsApp ads: Report

For more than a year, we have been hearing about Facebook's highly ambitious plan to monetize WhatsApp by showing ads.

WhatsApp banking: Here's how you can get started

07 Oct 2019

Business
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.

How to use two WhatsApp accounts on same phone simultaneously

17 May 2019

Technology
How to use two WhatsApp accounts on same phone simultaneously

Over a billion people use WhatsApp as their daily driver for personal, work, or business-related conversations.

How to use two WhatsApp accounts on same phone simultaneously

28 Jan 2019

Technology
How to use two WhatsApp accounts on same phone simultaneously

Over a billion people use WhatsApp as their daily driver for personal, work, or business-related conversations.

WhatsApp is changing the way you make group calls

27 Nov 2018

Technology
WhatsApp is changing the way you make group calls

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

Facebook-owned WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as first India head

21 Nov 2018

Business
Facebook-owned WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as first India head

Amidst growing pressure from the Indian government, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has appointed Abhijit Bose as its first-ever India head.

Here's how you can use two WhatsApp-numbers on same phone

19 Nov 2018

Technology
Here's how you can use two WhatsApp-numbers on same phone

Whether you have a dual-SIM cell, or wish to separate your personal and professional WhatsApp contacts, or for any other reason, you want to operate two WhatsApp numbers on the same phone- know that it's possible.

Finally, WhatsApp is getting sticker support: Details here

25 Oct 2018

Technology
Finally, WhatsApp is getting sticker support: Details here

After a long wait, WhatsApp users would finally get the ability to send and receive stickers.

WhatsApp for iOS to get Touch ID, Face ID security

25 Oct 2018

Technology
WhatsApp for iOS to get Touch ID, Face ID security

After the famous 'Vacation' mode, WhatsApp is said to be working on another intriguing feature, one that would enhance the security of its iOS messaging app.

WhatsApp is working on Instagram linking, and new 'Vacation' mode

19 Oct 2018

Technology
WhatsApp is working on Instagram linking, and new 'Vacation' mode

WhatsApp users could soon get an option to link the messaging service with their Instagram accounts.

This is how WhatsApp plans to make money

02 Aug 2018

Business
This is how WhatsApp plans to make money

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

Facebook allows native sharing of posts to WhatsApp

21 May 2018

Technology
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.

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

10 May 2018

Technology
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.

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton wants everyone to delete Facebook

21 Mar 2018

Technology
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton wants everyone to delete Facebook

In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion, which increased the net worth of one of the co-founders of the chat app, Brian Acton, to $6.5 billion.

Google rolls out chat feature to digital payments app Tez

07 Mar 2018

Technology
Google rolls out chat feature to digital payments app Tez

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

WhatsApp for iPhone gets new time and location stickers

01 Mar 2018

Technology
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.

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

22 Feb 2018

Business
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.

Xiaomi launches WhatsApp-based subscription service Mi Bunny

05 Feb 2018

Technology
Xiaomi launches WhatsApp-based subscription service Mi Bunny

Xiaomi has launched a WhatsApp-based subscription service in India called Mi Bunny.

WhatsApp hits 1.5 billion monthly users, 60 billion daily messages

01 Feb 2018

Technology
WhatsApp hits 1.5 billion monthly users, 60 billion daily messages

According to WhatsApp's Q4 2017 earnings report, the instant messaging app now boasts of 1.5 billion monthly active users and hits 60 billion messages per day.

WhatsApp Business launched in India: Scope and risks

23 Jan 2018

Business
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.

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

22 Jan 2018

Business
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.

WhatsApp Business app launched for connecting users to businesses

19 Jan 2018

Technology
WhatsApp Business app launched for connecting users to businesses

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

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

08 Dec 2017

Business
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".

Over 25 million businesses are now active on Instagram!

01 Dec 2017

Business
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.

WhatsApp for iPad to be launched soon

14 Nov 2017

Technology
WhatsApp for iPad to be launched soon

After being popular on smartphones for several years, it looks like Facebook-owned WhatsApp is going to launch the messaging app for tablets now.

How can WhatsApp generate revenue for Facebook?

11 Nov 2017

Business
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.

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

03 Nov 2017

Technology
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.

WhatsApp's new message recall is finally being rolled out

27 Oct 2017

Technology
WhatsApp's new message recall is finally being rolled out

WhatsApp's much-awaited 'Delete for Everyone' feature is finally being rolled out across Android, iOS and Windows devices, as confirmed by its updated FAQ page.

WhatsApp will soon have group calling feature!

23 Oct 2017

Technology
WhatsApp will soon have group calling feature!

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

WhatsApp Business app, all you need to know

09 Oct 2017

Business
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.

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

01 Sep 2017

Business
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.