Whatsapp News

Whatsapp on iOS to get Dark Theme soon, new Facebook logo on Android

WhatsApp for Android beta has been updated with Facebook's new logo that was announced by the company earlier this month. The new all-Caps logo footer is visible across various pages including the Settings page, Splash screen as well as welcome screen.

Top WhatsApp features for privacy: Screen Lock, Block contacts, Read receipts and more

WhatsApp is among the most secure messaging services out there, thanks to end-to-end encryption, which secures messages, calls, photos, videos, etc. We take a look at six WhatsApp features to keep in mind for privacy.


WhatsApp beta update brings new camera icon, critical bug fix

WhatsApp Android beta 2.19.328 brings in a new camera icon in the app. Earlier the app had a camera logo which resembled the Instagram camera logo, with this update, that has been replaced with a more traditional camera logo.

OnePlus users complain of battery drain after latest WhatsApp update

The latest WhatsApp update has caused some serious battery drain issues for OnePlus smartphone users, according to posts on Reddit, OnePlus Forums and Twitter.

Chhattisgarh govt sets up panel to probe WhatsApp snoop cloud

The committee will also look into allegations that residents of the state have been subject to snooping, officials said.

WhatsApp users complain of high battery drain issue after latest update

WhatsApp users on iOS and Android are complaining of battery draining issues on their smartphone after installing the latest version of the app. WhatsApp for iPhone version 2.19.112 increases the background activity of the app, which results in battery drain issues.


'Deeply disturbing': Hit by Pegasus spyware, activists and lawyers seek answers from govt

Surveillance via WhatsApp: Appealing to the government to reveal information on the attack, at least 19 activists said it was a matter of public concern whether Indian taxpayer money had been spent on the cyber surveillance.

WhatsApp Web gets 'unofficial' Dark Theme: Here's how you can enable

WhatsApp is one app that is yet to roll out the Dark theme officially. But there is a way users can get the Dark theme on WhatsApp Web, which is the desktop version of the popular messaging app.

WhatsApp Pegasus attack: Signal, Wire and other apps that offer end-to-end encryption

With the world's most popular app that has a total of 1.5 billion users under the radar, it won't be surprising if many seem to be looking at other secure messaging options. Some popular ones include iMessage, Wire, and Signal that offer end-to-end encryption for messages.

The Urdu Press: Whatsapp, privacy 

Inquilab writes “that instead of taking refuge behind these statements, the government should have appointed a committee of experts and should have started enquiries about what had happened, why and at whose behest?”

Whatsapp Photos

With WhatsApp's new DELETE feature, here are the AWKWARD chats you can now avoid

Here is bidding adieu to five types of awkward conversations that you can gracefully avoid with the WhatsApp 'Delete' feature.

WhatsApp video-calling, end-to-end encryption and more: Top new features

WhatsApp’s video-calling feature is now live on a beta version of the app for Android devices. Take a look at other new WhatsApp updates so far


WhatsApp desktop apps launched: A quick look at the features

WhatsApp has finally launched desktop apps for Windows 8 OS and above as well as Macintosh OS 10.9 and above. A quick look at the features.

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption, text formatting and more: The top new features it has added

WhatsApp, most recently, announced end-to-end encryption for messages, photos and videos. Check out other cool features of WhatsApp.

WhatsApp gets new document share support: Top new features

WhatsApp today announced that it will support document sharing on Android, iOS. Take a look at several other WhatsApp updates launched recently.

Samsung Galaxy Gear, Nokia X, firefox phones and the best MWC launches

Mobile World Congress sets the trends for the rest of the year


Whatsapp Videos

How to dictate WhatsApp messages using your keyboard app

WhatsApp messages can be dictated to send to contacts, thanks to mic feature on Android or iOS keyboard. The dictation feature can also be used to type Gmail or Instagram messages. Here is how to use.

Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.


WhatsApp tricks that you didn't know

WhatsApp has its largest user base here, in India with over 250 million users. There is a lot more you can do on the app than just messaging. We take a look at tips and tricks on Android that will make you a smarter WhatsApp use.

Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Parliament about the plan to control WhatsApp rumours

The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.

Brazil jails Facebook executive for refusing to share WhatsApp data

Facebook has called the arrest of its Latin America vice president “extreme and disproportionate”. The action relates to the messaging service What’s App. Diego Dzodan, an Argentine national, was detained after repeatedly refusing to comply with court orders to hand over data for use in a criminal investigation into drugs trafficking, Judge Marcel Maia Montalvao […]

Draft Encryption Policy Gives Govt The Key To Whatsapp Messages, Mail

The government will have access to all encrypted information, including personal emails, messages or even data stored on a private business server, according to the draft of a new encryption policy. The Draft National Encryption Policy wants users to store all encrypted communication for at least 90 days and make it available to security agencies, if […]


The WhatsApp Update You Shouldn't Miss

Low data mode, pop up chats, middle finger and more: WhatsApp Android app version 2.12.241 make chats more personal with custom notifications. Read more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/social/whatsapp-rolls-out-major-updates-to-its-android-app-adds-low-data-mode/#sthash.RXRMWDDI.dpuf