WhatsApp’s New ‘Search The Web’ Feature Will Enable Users To Verify The Authenticity Of The Forwarded Message

WhatsApp has appended a new feature to assist users to debunk viral or frequently forwarded messages to prevent the spread of fake and misleading news on its platform. In the more primal version of WhatsApp, there was a limit on the number of times a single forwarded message could be shared at one go. The arrows above a message let people know when the message was received and whether or not was it written by close contact. Read More

WhatsApp’s New Update Brings New Features For iOS, Android, KaiOS And WhatsApp Web Users

The Facebook-owned WhatsApp, has revealed a host of new features for users on iPhone, Android and WhatsApp Web. WhatsApp on Wednesday announced that the messaging app will be getting Animated Stickers, Dark Mode for web, QR codes, enhanced Video Calls and disappearing status feature for KaiOS. It was long reported by WABetaInfo that the company is testing QR codes and working on Animated Stickers feature and now finally WhatsApp has started testing it. Another highly awaited feature is the multi-device support, that the messaging app has been working on for the longest time now and can be out for testing any time soon.

Let us look at the five newly released features by WhatsApp:  Read More

WhatsApp For iPhone Gets A New Design

Whatsapp-for-iphoneWhatsApp for iPhone’s most recent beta update is here and it brings a couple of helpful changes that will probably appear in stable form over the coming weeks. The beta forms basically allude to what’s coming later on. With the new beta, WhatsApp contact alternate ways will show up in iPhone’s Share Sheet menu, however a couple of iOS users may not see them yet. These couple of users are said to incorporate each one of the individuals who are confronting issues while sharing substance from few applications since the last beta update for WhatsApp. Read More

WhatsApp Web Users Face Privacy Issue As Numbers Visible On Google Search

whatsapp-webAthul Jayaram, who is an independent cybersecurity researcher recently reported that many mobile numbers of WhatsApp web users are visible on Google search just via plain text. The researcher stated a massive privacy issue for users as more than 290000-300000 mobile numbers have been leaked and is easily accessible to internet users through WhatsApp’s Web Portal. The affected users belong from United States, India and the United Kingdom prominently amongst many others. What makes this a matter of concern is that these numbers are available on the open web and not the dark web. Read More

WhatsApp Adds Call Waiting Feature For Android Users

The new feature by WhatsApp for Android devices will make receiving two calls at the same time much easier. The ‘Call Waiting’ feature will allow users to receive a call between an ongoing call which used to get disconnected automatically. It promises to be a useful feature to talk with two people simultaneously via WhatsApp calling. Read More