WhatsApp has confirmed group voice calls in its latest beta version of Android, according to WaBetaInfo.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has introduced ‘Live Location’ feature. The feature that allows people to share location in real-time with family or friends.
The Whatsapp live location sharing feature is short-term with Whatsapp users controlling all aspects about who to, when and for how long.
WhatsApp has reportedly added a new feature that will make it easy for users to notify people in their contact when they change their number.
WhatsApp’s ‘online’ status feature can used to monitor exactly when a user is online, according to a blog post written by a software engineer Robert Theaton.
WhatsApp is already testing a Business app and now the APK file is ready for download. Here are some features of the app.
WhatsApp has unveiled its own set of emojis for Android beta. The Facebook-owned company reportedly started rolling out the new emojis for Android beta version 2.17.364 on Monday.
Notably, the WhatsApp button appears to be similar to the Instagram button that’s already available for users in the Facebook app.
A plea seeking a stay on the operations of social media platforms Facebook and WhatsApp till a decision is taken whether to regulate their call services has prompted the Delhi High Court to seek the government’s response on the issue.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has reportedly rejected the British government’s request to access encrypted messages that the authorities had made in the wake of recent terror attacks in the country. Terrorists were “frequent users of encrypted apps” – specifically WhatsApp and Telegram.
Members of a newly formed group, including principals and some officials of the Regional Centre of NIOS, had raised questions about unusually low attendance figures at some examination centres, interpreting these differently before and after the results.
Google is gearing up to launch a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app called Tez in India under the Make in India initiative. The search giant has already sent out media invites for an event in New Delhi on September 18.
BookMyShow has partnered with WhatsApp to make the social media platform a confirmation channel for all its users. The move makes BookMyShow the first Indian online ticketing brand to participate in the WhatsApp business pilot.
WhatsApp could soon allow users to recall messages, widely dubbed as ‘unsend’ or ‘delete for everyone’ feature. According to a tweet by WABetaInfo, the company is finally testing the feature.
WhatsApp has rolled out picture-in-picture (PiP) mode for video calls and text-only coloured status update features in stable build, available for Android and iOS users. This is the latest attempt by WhatsApp to boost users on its platform, which has over a billion users globally.