WhatsApp has started rolling out this feature and it might be experimenting for some users only, at the moment the rollout is very slow. If the feature is enabled for a user then they will be able to share all file types but the maximum file size will still be the same as existing.
WhatsApp is in talks with Indian banks, including State Bank of India (SBI), to enable bank-to-bank transfers via UPI (Unified Payments Interface). Whether payment option will be integrated as an option in the app or will be facilitated via payments gateway page remains to be seen.
WhatsApp has emerged as the top social platform for sharing news, which is starting to rival Facebook. According to Digital News Report 2017, which conducted the research in 30 countries and five continents, the use of WhatsApp for news has “jumped significantly” in the last year.
WhatsApp is further extending end-of-life date for BlackBerry OS and Nokia S40 platforms till December 2017 and December 2018 respectively. WhatsApp has updated its blog post to include new timeline for end-of-life support for various platforms.
Facebook has decided to move the massive WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud to its own data centres. According to a report in CNBC, Facebook-owned WhatsApp, used by 1.2 billion people across the globe, has been one of IBM’s top five public cloud customers in terms of revenue
Facebook-owned WhatsApp will soon roll out a new feature that will let you recall the messages after they’ve been sent. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features, the Recall feature will be remotely enabled in 2.17.30+ of the app
New WhatsApp features, including a single swipe for response and album view for media, are being rolled out for iPhone users around the world
WhatsApp, with over a billion monthly users globally, is one of the most popular ways to stay in touch with friends and family. Now a new malicious link telling users their subscription has expired, is being circulated on WhatsApp.
A new study claims that WhatsApp groups make teenagers better communicators and helps them in expressing themselves openly.
WhatsApp has rolled out pinned chats feature for Android users, and here’s how it will work on the app
European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook 110 million euros over misleading information on WhatsApp deal
WhatsApp suffered a global outage on Wednesday, with users reporting problems accessing the app.
Digital services like Google, Facebook, are driven by ad-based models, and for these companies user data is doubly precious.
WhatsApp claimed before the apex court that it was being “targeted” because it was the most successful among various similar platforms operating in India.
WhatsApp video calling is most popular in India, with the country leading in global usage for this feature