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WhatsApp stops working on millions of Android and iPhone models
WhatsApp stops working on millions of Android and iPhone models
WhatsApp wont support old iOS and Android versions anymore, so only option is to get a new phone. 08 Sep 2021
Finally! WhatsApp allows easy transfer of chat history from iPhone to Android
Finally! WhatsApp allows easy transfer of chat history from iPhone to Android
WhatsApp finally allows easy transfer of messages from iPhone to Android. 11 Aug 2021 - 1 comment
Signal has revealed new features after hitting #1 on App Store
Signal has revealed new features after hitting #1 on App Store
Signal has been trending ever after Facebook announced in the new EULA that all WhatsApp users need to share their information with Facebook. ...... 13 Jan 2021
FTC and states sue Facebook for antitrust violations
FTC and states sue Facebook for antitrust violations
Federal Trace Commission, better known as FTC, is taking the largest social media platform, Facebook, to court for illegitimate antitrust practices. ...... 10 Dec 2020
Your WhatsApp activity can be monitored, no matter what
Your WhatsApp activity can be monitored, no matter what
WhatsApp's online status is visible to everyone - and it can be used to build patterns and even to detect who you're chatting with. 21 Sep 2020 - 1 comment
World's largest messaging app now has a payment platform
World's largest messaging app now has a payment platform
Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has introduced a new payment feature to its app. The company has announced WhatsApp payments that ...... 15 Jun 2020
World's largest messaging platform adds new coronavirus related restrictions
World's largest messaging platform adds new coronavirus related restrictions
All sorts of information and social media platforms are currently struggling with misinformation as informing the public about COVID-19 and ...... 08 Apr 2020
WhatsApp photo sending doesn't work now - for anyone
WhatsApp photo sending doesn't work now - for anyone
WhatsApp is experiencing major outage with its picture sending feature - none of the sent pictures go through, as of now. Problem seems to be affecting everyone using WhatsApp, regardless of the operating system. 01 Apr 2020 - 1 comment
Right now: WhatsApp photo sending is down - for everybody
Right now: WhatsApp photo sending is down - for everybody
WhatsApp is experiencing a major outage and none of the users can currently send any media to their contacts. 19 Jan 2020
Facebook decides to not taint WhatsApp with ads, for now
Facebook decides to not taint WhatsApp with ads, for now
World's most popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, has dodged a massive bullet. The owner of the messaging platform, Facebook, has been considering ...... 18 Jan 2020
Messaging app ToTok is spying on its users
Messaging app ToTok is spying on its users
A fairly new and reasonably popular messaging app ToTok has been found to come with spyware. Reports from the likes of The New York Times say ...... 23 Dec 2019 - 1 comment
Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide law enforcement with access to its encrypted messaging products. 11 Dec 2019
Major WhatsApp security problem revealed: Your phone can be breached - Update now!
Major WhatsApp security problem revealed: Your phone can be breached - Update now!
Facebook who owns the extremely popular messaging app WhatsApp has announced that they have found a potentially very dangerous security problem ...... 18 Nov 2019
WhatsApp support for Android Gingerbread and iOS 8 ends in early 2020
WhatsApp support for Android Gingerbread and iOS 8 ends in early 2020
WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform with over a billion users around the world. While most of these users have a fairly up-to-date ...... 30 Sep 2019
Facebook adding its questionable branding to Instagram and WhatsApp
Facebook adding its questionable branding to Instagram and WhatsApp
Facebook hasn't got exactly the best connotation anymore. Especially ever after the Cambridge Analytica mess, the company's image has undoubtedly ...... 05 Aug 2019
Glitch causes Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp media issues
Glitch causes Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp media issues
Users of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been reporting problems on Wednesday that affect their picture and video uploads. 04 Jul 2019
Soon you'll be able to send messages from WhatsApp to Messenger and Instagram - and vice versa
Soon you'll be able to send messages from WhatsApp to Messenger and Instagram - and vice versa
Facebook owns some of the world's most popular social media and communication channels, but haven't done much to improve their interoperability. ...... 01 May 2019
Here's how to read WhatsApp messages without the sender knowing
Here's how to read WhatsApp messages without the sender knowing
The world's leading messaging platform, WhatsApp, became known for its simple to use interface and secure encrypted message transfer. Nowadays, ...... 14 Apr 2019
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are all down, globally - again
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are all down, globally - again
All major Facebook-owned properties, including WhatsApp, Facebook itself, Instagram and Messenger are down all over the world. The problem ...... 14 Apr 2019 - 4 comments
How do I know if I've been blocked on WhatsApp
How do I know if I've been blocked on WhatsApp
Got the suspicion that you have been blocked by someone on WhatsApp? Here's how to find out whether that is true or not. 17 Mar 2019
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