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WhatsApp restricts number of messages you can forward: Details here

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.

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

20 Mar 2020

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

After Stories, Instagram is copying another highly-celebrated feature from Snapchat- ephemeral or self-disappearing text messages.

How to set up and use WhatsApp Pay in India

16 Feb 2020

How to set up and use WhatsApp Pay in India

WhatsApp Pay, the digital payment service by WhatsApp, has finally gotten necessary approvals from regulators in India for a phased roll-out.

WhatsApp won't work on these smartphones from February 2020

11 Dec 2019

WhatsApp won't work on these smartphones from February 2020

WhatsApp will withdraw support for a number of dated smartphones by early next year. The Facebook-owned company has announced that the messaging platform will stop working on Windows Phones after the end of this year.

#TechBytes: How to enable official dark mode in WhatsApp

10 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to enable official dark mode in WhatsApp

Even as Android, iOS and a bunch of apps available on both platforms continue to embrace dark mode, WhatsApp, the leading messaging app on the planet, remains devoid of the dark theme.

#TechBytes: How to block strangers from messaging on Instagram

06 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to block strangers from messaging on Instagram

On December 4, Instagram introduced major changes to keep users of the platform safe from harassment and other potential problems stemming from social media.

Now, Instagram will hide likes for select users in India

15 Nov 2019

Now, Instagram will hide likes for select users in India

If you have been following the popularity of your 'frenemies' by stalking their Instagram profile, now is the time to ditch those tactics.

WhatsApp's disappearing messages, dark-mode features: Here's how to use them

13 Oct 2019

WhatsApp's disappearing messages, dark-mode features: Here's how to use them

WhatsApp is constantly evolving its platform with new features and the latest ones to come to the messaging app are disappearing messages and the much-awaited dark mode.

Now, WhatsApp is available on millions of feature phones

23 Jul 2019

Now, WhatsApp is available on millions of feature phones

WhatsApp, the biggest messaging app in the world, is set to hit millions of feature phones in the coming days.

Now, Instagram will warn before banning accounts

20 Jul 2019

Now, Instagram will warn before banning accounts

Instagram is reinforcing its stance against policy violation and introducing a new warning system to let people know their account is about to be banned.

If caught sending bulk WhatsApp messages, you can be sued

13 Jun 2019

If caught sending bulk WhatsApp messages, you can be sued

In a bid to curb illegal activity and the spread of fake news, WhatsApp has said it will start suing users.

Soon, you won't be able to save WhatsApp profile photos

01 Jun 2019

Soon, you won't be able to save WhatsApp profile photos

After utility focused features, WhatsApp is working towards making its messaging service more secure for users.

WhatsApp bans third-party apps: Here's how to recover your chats

13 Mar 2019

WhatsApp bans third-party apps: Here's how to recover your chats

WhatsApp has started temporarily banning accounts that use third-party versions of the instant messaging app, such as WhatsApp Plus or GB WhatsApp.

WhatsApp releases fix for critical iOS bug

22 Feb 2019

WhatsApp releases fix for critical iOS bug

If you haven't updated WhatsApp lately, now is the time to do so.

Now, you can control who can see your Instagram Stories

30 Nov 2018

Now, you can control who can see your Instagram Stories

Ever since Instagram took off, users have been asking for some privacy-focused features to share photos with a select circle rather than all of their followers.

WhatsApp expands campaign to curb fake-news to 10 more states

05 Sep 2018

WhatsApp expands campaign to curb fake-news to 10 more states

Stepping up crackdown efforts on the spread of fake news, WhatsApp said it is expanding its radio campaign to 10 more Indian states, including Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal.

WhatsApp Roundup: Recently announced features you should know about

24 Jul 2018

WhatsApp Roundup: Recently announced features you should know about

WhatsApp is the most preferred instant messaging app with over 1.5 billion users worldwide.

12 'much-needed' features we want to see in WhatsApp

20 Jul 2018

12 'much-needed' features we want to see in WhatsApp

WhatsApp is undoubtedly the most popular instant messaging app with over 1.5bn users worldwide.

WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news

10 Jul 2018

WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news

WhatsApp is finally beginning its campaign against fake news. With its new feature, users would be able to tell which messages are random forwards and which real.

WhatsApp "horrified" at lynchings, will take steps against fake news

04 Jul 2018

WhatsApp "horrified" at lynchings, will take steps against fake news

WhatsApp has taken cognisance of the Indian government's concerns about the propagation of fake news via its platform.

All the new WhatsApp features you should know about

28 May 2018

All the new WhatsApp features you should know about

WhatsApp has been on a spree of rolling out new features on both iOS and Android and making the popular chat app more user-friendly.

WhatsApp now lets you open chat, without even visiting app

07 May 2018

WhatsApp now lets you open chat, without even visiting app

WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature through which users can directly open a chat window of a particular contact without having to visit the app itself.

WhatsApp for Android brings 'high priority notifications' feature

18 Apr 2018

WhatsApp for Android brings 'high priority notifications' feature

WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that will allow you to manage push notifications better.

Bug made WhatsApp 'obsolete' for some users: Here's the fix

14 Jan 2018

Bug made WhatsApp 'obsolete' for some users: Here's the fix

WhatsApp stopped working for many users in India as of midnight on January 13, 2018.

WhatsApp launching five new exciting features: Picture-in-Picture, Private Replies, more!

11 Dec 2017

WhatsApp launching five new exciting features: Picture-in-Picture, Private Replies, more!

WhatsApp is undoubtedly one of the most popular messaging apps in the world and enjoys a huge user base of over 1.3-billion users.

Top tech terms India searched on Yahoo in 2017

08 Dec 2017

Top tech terms India searched on Yahoo in 2017

Yahoo India has announced the "2017 Year in Review" that offers a sneak peek at the trending topics, events, and newsmakers that Internet users searched the most for this year.

New WhatsApp is in the works: All you should know!

20 Nov 2017

New WhatsApp is in the works: All you should know!

Launched over eight years ago, popular messaging app WhatsApp is yet to launch an official version for iPad users.

Now, iPhone-users can't swipe to close WhatsApp on their phones!

09 Nov 2017

Now, iPhone-users can't swipe to close WhatsApp on their phones!

Apple users with iOS 11 on their devices have been facing several issues lately from a faulty calculator, to auto-correct glitch, to fast-draining battery.

WhatsApp Pay: You can soon make payments on WhatsApp

01 Nov 2017

WhatsApp Pay: You can soon make payments on WhatsApp

The Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp, is set to introduce a new in-chat UPI-based payments feature in the coming months, enabling its over one billion users to transfer funds directly from the app.

Soon, iOS users can watch YouTube videos directly on WhatsApp!

18 Jul 2017

Soon, iOS users can watch YouTube videos directly on WhatsApp!

iOS users will soon be able to play YouTube videos directly on WhatsApp, according to WABetaInfo, which claims the feature is under development.

Latest WhatsApp update: Share almost any kind of file

14 Jul 2017

Latest WhatsApp update: Share almost any kind of file

The latest update of WhatsApp makes sharing of files easier. Large documents can now be shared; the update limits the file size sharing up to 100MB.

WhatsApp to bring payments on its platform?

23 Jun 2017

WhatsApp to bring payments on its platform?

WhatsApp users might soon be able to transfer money via UPI on the platform. The Facebook-owned messaging app is already in talks with SBI, NPCI and other financial institutions to "devise ways to integrate their systems" for the same.

Soon, 'recall' your messages on WhatsApp!

20 Jun 2017

Soon, 'recall' your messages on WhatsApp!

How many times have you sent a message to a boss/ex/relative on WhatsApp, only to regret it the very next second?