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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 Feb 2019
WhatsApp releases fix for critical iOS bug
If you haven't updated WhatsApp lately, now is the time to do so.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?