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WhatsApp for Android beta testing new Emoji category in Doodle Picker

WhatsApp for Android beta is working on a new Emoji category feature in the Doodle Picker, which separates emojis from stickers. The feature was spotted in Android beta version 2.19.106 beta update, but is under development and not enabled as of now.

WhatsApp for Android beta testing new emojis for Status updates

WhatsApp is reportedly testing new emojis in the Doodle Picker for Status section. The feature is currently under development and not available for Android beta users as of now.


WhatsApp testing new feature to block chat screenshots when authentication is enabled

WhatsApp is currently developing the authentication feature for its Android app that would allow users to unlock the app through the device's fingerprint sensor, but it will restrict them to take screenshots of their chats.

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are now back up after global outage

Social media apps Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were down for users worldwide. Facebook has commented that they were working to resolve the issue.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went out today. Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, shows Facebook had been down since 6:30 am EST.

WhatsApp Android beta hints at new 'Ignore archived chat' feature

WhatsApp could soon be planning to add a new 'Ignore archived chat' feature to the app. Back in October 2018, it was reported that a 'Vacation Mode' was in the works, but it looks the feature will be called 'Ignore archived chat'


In Cooch Behar, BJP’s social media boss is 36-year-old shop owner who juggles 1,114 WhatsApp groups

According to Dipak Das, he was trained in social media by the BJP state IT cell in Kolkata. “I have even participated in a session chaired by party president Amit Shah in Howrah. He called us IT yodhas and gave us a list of dos and don’ts in social media,” he says.

WhatsApp beta update rolls out new audio picker: Users can now send 30 audio files at a time

WhatsApp has rolled out a new audio picker in the 2.19.97 beta update that allows users to pick as much as 30 audio files to send in a single time.

WhatsApp to get iPad support, option to block 'Frequently forwarded' messages

WhatsApp could soon support Apple's iPad as well, according to a report on WABetaInfo. The messaging app also has other features in the works, including an ability to block frequently forwarded messages

WhatsApp Android beta shows feature where group admins can restrict members from forwarding messages

WhatsApp is testing the feature to allow group admins to restrict frequently forwarded messages in their groups. The feature has not been made available yet as it is in developing phase right now.

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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.

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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.