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21 Apr 2020


Now, WhatsApp allows group calls with up to eight participants

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people locked in their homes, Facebook is upgrading its products to make calling easier and convenient.

16 Apr 2020


Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".

12 Apr 2020


#WeeklyRecap: New CoronaOven, Apple-Google collaboration, WhatsApp's restrictions, and more

This week, the tech industry continued its fight against coronavirus with innovative new solutions and technologies.

07 Apr 2020


WhatsApp restricts number of messages you can forward: Details here

In a bid to prevent the spread of potentially dangerous misinformation, including those baseless rumors around COVID-19, WhatsApp is imposing new restrictions on message forwarding.

01 Apr 2020


WhatsApp working to enable multi-device support, expiring messages

Despite the hiccups stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is doing everything possible to serve its users around the globe.

31 Mar 2020


Amid lockdown, ICICI launches WhatsApp banking service: How to use

With an aim to offer easy banking solutions to its customers during the ongoing lockdown in India, ICICI Bank has launched a WhatsApp banking feature.

30 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio offering free Rs. 498 recharge is fake news

A fake WhatsApp forward, in the name of Reliance Jio, is trying to scam customers by promising to offer a free recharge worth Rs. 498.

23 Mar 2020


Now, WhatsApp is testing feature to verify fake news, rumors

As fake news continues to rise due to the outbreak of COVID-19, WhatsApp is doing everything possible to prevent people from being misled by baseless rumors/misinformation.

Now, get coronavirus information from WHO on WhatsApp: Here's how

The spread of coronavirus has triggered a wave of misinformation on the internet.

19 Mar 2020


WhatsApp launches new initiatives to combat coronavirus rumors

A day after Facebook and other big tech companies teamed up to combat misinformation around coronavirus disease COVID-19, WhatsApp, the messaging platform owned by the social network, has come to action.

10 Mar 2020


#LeakPeek: These features are likely to debut on iOS 14

We hate to admit this, but iOS 13 has been a complete mess.

07 Mar 2020


#TechBytes: How to keep WhatsApp group links from being exposed

Recently, DW's Jordan Wildon flagged a major bug in WhatsApp - an issue that allowed Google and other search engines to index invitation links to private groups on the messaging service.

06 Mar 2020


Watch out! Fake coronavirus information circulating on WhatsApp

With nearly 1 lakh infections and 3,200 deaths, the outbreak of coronavirus has created a sense of panic worldwide.

04 Mar 2020


Soon, WhatsApp will let you protect chat backups with passwords

A few hours ago, Facebook enabled dark mode on WhatsApp, making the messaging service easier to use in dark environments.

04 Mar 2020


Watch: People climb Maharashtra school wall to help students cheat

In a shocking incident, a group of men climbed the boundary wall of a school in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, to help students cheat during an examination.

04 Mar 2020


Finally, WhatsApp dark mode rolls out on iOS and Android

After months of beta testing and development, WhatsApp has finally enabled dark mode on Android and iOS.

03 Mar 2020


Coronavirus-scare: One school shut in Noida, another to follow footsteps

A day after two people were tested positive for coronavirus in India, one famous school in Noida shut on Tuesday for the next three days. Another school will shut from tomorrow till March 11, reports TOI.

03 Mar 2020


Ahead of March 5 launch, Realme Band's features revealed

Alongside the new Realme 6 series smartphone, Realme is all set to introduce its first-ever fitness band, the Realme Band, in India on March 5.

29 Feb 2020


TikTok beats WhatsApp to become world's most-downloaded app in January

Chinese social media app TikTok has beaten WhatsApp to become the most-downloaded app in the month of January, according to the latest figures from research firm Sensor Tower.

26 Feb 2020


Soon, WhatsApp Web will also get a dark mode

After months of internal tests, WhatsApp is finally making some progress with the rollout of dark mode.

22 Feb 2020


Google sued for spying on students through Chromebooks: Details here

Google could be on the verge of another privacy-related debacle.

22 Feb 2020


Private WhatsApp numbers, groups are being exposed on Google

WhatsApp and Google take a lot of pride in their security standards.

22 Feb 2020


WhatsApp's latest iOS beta update brings dark mode, advanced search

Earlier this month, WhatsApp had released a beta update to bring dark mode to the iOS platform. However, not much was known about the new theme or how it looks on iPhones.

19 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

JNU attack: Delhi Police wrapping up investigation, charge-sheet expected soon

The investigation into the violence, that rocked Jawaharlal Nehru University last month, has entered its final leg and Delhi Police is expected to file a charge-sheet soon.

18 Feb 2020


Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.

17 Feb 2020


WhatsApp is expected to get these new features soon

WhatsApp is constantly adding new features to make the messaging platform more functional and secure for its billions of users.

16 Feb 2020


How to set up and use WhatsApp Pay in India

WhatsApp, has finally gotten necessary approvals from regulators in India for a phased roll-out.

13 Feb 2020

Facebook Messenger

Now, Google Gboard lets you mix and create your emojis

Even though smartphones offer plenty of emojis to play with, Google is striving to create more options for its users.

11 Feb 2020


Elon Musk says Facebook is 'lame' and should be deleted

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has never been a fan of Facebook or its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

10 Feb 2020


Telegram's latest update brings new privacy and customization features

Popular instant messaging app Telegram has released a new update that brings dozens of new privacy features, customizations, and improvements.

08 Feb 2020


WhatsApp's latest iOS beta update brings dark mode for iPhones

Just days after introducing dark mode for its Android beta app, WhatsApp has brought the much-awaited feature to the iOS platform.

07 Feb 2020


Tips and tricks: Here's how to personalize your WhatsApp account

WhatsApp is constantly adding new features to enhance your messaging experience. Over the past several months, the company has introduced a picture-in-picture mode, support for GIFs and stickers, and few other customizations including a not-so-perfect dark mode.

06 Feb 2020


WhatsApp flaw could have let hackers access your PC

Even after amassing more than 1 billion users, WhatsApp doesn't appear to be doing enough on the security side of things.

03 Feb 2020


WhatsApp dark mode is here, but it's far from perfect

After months of trials and tests, WhatsApp's much-awaited dark mode feature is finally here for Android users to try.

02 Feb 2020

Jeff Bezos

How to set up two-step verification on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most secure messaging platforms available today. However, in the last six months, the Facebook-owned app has been subjected to some serious hacking attempts, including the snooping of over 120 Indian accounts and the hacking of Jeff Bezos's phone.

02 Feb 2020


Tencent leads $15 million Series A funding in Doubtnut

Gurugram-based Doubtnut, an ed-tech start-up which provides interactive video solutions to students' queries via its mobile application, website, YouTube and WhatsApp channels, has raised $15 million in a Series A round of funding led by Chinese conglomerate Tencent.

25 Jan 2020


How to enable dark mode in WhatsApp (for Android users)

A full-fledged dark mode has been one of the most requested features in WhatsApp, and it's finally here for Android users to try.

24 Jan 2020


#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts

In the digital age, people value their data just as much as their money.

24 Jan 2020


Now, Facebook is testing dark mode for Android users

After Instagram and WhatsApp, the main Facebook app appears to be gearing up for its own 'dark mode'.

WhatsApp finally brings dark mode feature (in beta)

WhatsApp's much-anticipated dark mode feature, that has been in the works for several months now, is finally here for Android users to try.