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Thursday, January 23, 2020



WhatsApp had acknowledged flaw with video files; was that used to access Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone?

January 23, 2020 10:16 pm

The UN report on Jeff Bezos's phone-hacking says: "Facebook confirms that 'sending a specifically crafted MP4 file to a WhatsApp user,' is a method for installing malicious spyware; exactly as was sent to Mr. Bezos."

Jeff Bezos phone hacked via WhatsApp: UN calls for investigation, NSO Group denies charge

January 23, 2020 11:46 am

The forensic report of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone hacking from 2018 has been made public by the UN. Bezos' iPhone was hacked via a malicious video file sent on WhatsApp sent by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

WhatsApp Animated Stickers, Delete Messages features: Here's how they will work

January 23, 2020 11:16 am

The new WhatsApp Android beta update brings new information about Animated Stickers and Delete for Messages feature. Both the features will be available for all WhatsApp users in the days to come. 

UN experts link Saudi prince to hacking of Amazon chief’s phone

January 23, 2020 3:39 am

Bezos and Crown Prince Mohammed, the report said, exchanged phone numbers at a dinner in Los Angeles in April 2018. The crown prince initiated a messaging conversation with Bezos that same day over WhatsApp.

How to enable Dark mode on WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and more

January 23, 2020 8:51 am

Dark mode comes to WhatsApp. Apps like Instagram, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and some more also allow users to try out Dark theme. Here's how it works.

WhatsApp for Android beta users get Dark mode: Here's how to enable

January 23, 2020 8:55 am

WhatsApp Dark mode: WhatsApp Dark theme is finally live for Android beta users. The feature is included in WhatsApp for Android beta version 2.20.13. Here's how you can use it.

Jeff Bezos' phone got hacked via WhatsApp: Here's how malicious file was used

January 22, 2020 4:57 pm

A WhatsApp message with a malicious file attached to it was how the Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked in 2018, according to new revelations

WhatsApp will soon let you send animated stickers, reveals Android beta update

January 21, 2020 11:50 am

WhatsApp has rolled out Android beta 2.20.10 update that suggests that animated stickers could be on their way next. According to a WABetaInfo report, the new animated packs can't be accessed in the beta version as the feature is under development.

After outage, WhatsApp back online: Users can now send stickers and media files

January 20, 2020 8:11 am

A Facebook spokesperson clarified that the WhatsApp outage was due to a routine maintenance operation, which ended up triggering a bug responsible for the problem with uploading images and videos.

Facebook has given up plans for ads inside WhatsApp, says new report

January 17, 2020 9:25 am

WhatsApp will not be getting advertisements as Facebook appears to have backed away from the controversial decision. WhatsApp was supposed to get ads in the Status feature, according to earlier reports.


WhatsApp finally gets Dark Mode: Here is how you can use it

January 22, 2020 4:01 pm

The Dark theme is finally live on WhatsApp's Android beta app. The feature is included 2.20.13 beta version and beta testers can enable the Dark Mode within the app.

Dark mode to face unlock, these WhatsApp features are coming soon

January 19, 2020 4:56 pm

WhatsApp is testing a couple of new features for Android and iPhone users that are expected to be rolled out in 2020. Here is a quick look at some of the key features that we'll be seeing this year.

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

November 03, 2017 3:39 pm

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

June 26, 2016 3:01 pm

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

May 11, 2016 1:11 pm

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

April 12, 2016 2:03 pm

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

March 03, 2016 12:22 pm

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

February 27, 2014 9:11 pm

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


How to dictate WhatsApp messages using your keyboard app

January 23, 2019 4:40 pm

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

December 08, 2018 1:07 pm

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

July 28, 2018 11:41 am

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

July 28, 2018 3:00 am

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.

The WhatsApp Update You Shouldn't Miss

August 24, 2015 11:37 am