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  1. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp to implement underage user ban

    WhatsApp to implement underage user ban WhatsApp has released a new beta update for its Android application, bringing a number of changes to the platform, WABetaInfo reports. According to the report, WhatsApp has begun its rebranding to reflect its Facebook ownership, with the settings menu...
  2. Jamie McKane

    All the big changes coming to WhatsApp

    All the big changes coming to WhatsApp WhatsApp, the most popular messaging service in South Africa, is getting an extensive list of changes - including an adjustment to its official name. Bloomberg reported that Facebook - the owner of WhatsApp - will change the official name of the messaging...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Serious WhatsApp security flaw discovered

    Serious WhatsApp security flaw discovered A cybersecurity firm says it has identified flaws in the popular messaging app WhatsApp that could allow hackers to manipulate messages in both public and private conversations, raising the prospect of misinformation being spread by what appears to be...
  4. Jamie McKane

    How to save mobile data using WhatsApp bundles

    How to save mobile data using WhatsApp bundles WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app in South Africa and is installed on the majority of local smartphones. The service has gained popularity locally not only because of its accessible and powerful features, but also its affordability.
  5. Jamie McKane

    Best WhatsApp data bundles in South Africa

    Best WhatsApp data bundles in South Africa There have been a number of changes to the price of WhatsApp data bundles in South Africa, with the cost of these bundles increasing significantly over the past few years. The price of mobile data is not dropping very quickly in South Africa, and many...
  6. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp working on new Edit Media feature

    WhatsApp working on new Edit Media feature WhatsApp is working on a new quick edit media shortcut which will be enabled in the next few updates, WABetaInfo reports. This feature helps users to save time and storage by allowing them to quickly and easily edit media they have sent and received...
  7. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp beta now lets you share your status to Facebook

    WhatsApp beta now lets you share your status to Facebook WhatsApp has begun rolling out its new Share to Facebook feature for the beta version of its mobile app, The Verge reports. Users with the beta version of the messaging app will now be able to post their status to Facebook or share it...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Easy steps to keep your WhatsApp chats safe

    Easy steps to keep your WhatsApp chats safe WhatsApp is ubiquitous in the western world, and you would struggle to find a South African who owns a smartphone without the Facebook-owned messaging app installed. The app includes a variety of features, from Instagram-like statuses to group video...
  9. Jamie McKane

    5 features WhatsApp should take from other messengers

    5 features WhatsApp should take from other messengers WhatsApp continues to dominate the instant messaging space in South Africa, and ubiquitous across most people’s smartphones. However, there are other messaging apps which offer some valuable features which are currently unavailable on WhatsApp.
  10. Jamie McKane

    Cell C launches WhatsApp Boosta promotion

    Cell C launches WhatsApp Boosta promotion Cell has launched its new WhatsApp Boosta bundle, a promotional offering that provides customers with additional WhatsApp-only data when they recharge. The WhatsApp Boosta option can be purchased every time a customer purchases a qualifying 1, 5, or...
  11. Jamie McKane

    New WhatsApp features coming to iPhone

    New WhatsApp features coming to iPhone WhatsApp has updated the beta version of its iOS messaging app, adding a number of improvements focused around media sharing, WABetaInfo reports. WhatsApp has changed the way messages containing multiple photos are presented to the receiver, with the...
  12. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp working on Share to Facebook feature

    WhatsApp working on Share to Facebook feature WhatsApp is working to implement a new feature which will allow users to share their status updates to Facebook, WaBetaInfo reports. Once this feature is added, users who have Facebook installed on their smartphone and post a status update on...
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    TIP: WhatsApp - How to send a full-size photo instead of reduced-size

    As you know, when you attach a photo in WhatsApp it sends a reduced-size version. I've just learned that you can send the full-sized version if you want: Simply attach it as a "Document" rather than as "Photo". Can be useful, so thought I'd share. See here.
  14. Jamie McKane

    How to check if your WhatsApp has been hacked

    How to check if your WhatsApp has been hacked WhatsApp recently confirmed that a dangerous voice call exploit allowed malicious parties to load NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware onto Android and iOS devices. The exploit allows hackers to install spyware on a person’s phone through an infected...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Big WhatsApp security flaw - Update now

    Big WhatsApp security flaw - Update now WhatsApp has confirmed that a dangerous voice call exploit allowed malicious parties to load NSO Group's Pegasus spyware onto Android and iOS devices. NSO Group has stated that even if the user did not answer the malicious call, they were still...
  16. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp working on UWP app for Windows 10

    WhatsApp working on UWP app for Windows 10 WhatsApp is working on a new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app for Windows 10, according to a tweet published by WABetaInfo. WABetaInfo, which tracks WhatsApp's beta updates to find upcoming features, confirmed that the UWP version of the app would...
  17. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa

    WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa WhatsApp is the preferred mobile communication medium for many South Africans, and it has replaced SMS as the messaging service of choice because of its improved functionality and cost savings. For many poor South Africans who cannot afford...
  18. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp's new authentication feature will block conversation screenshots

    New WhatsApp feature will block conversation screenshots WhatsApp has submitted a new update for the beta version of its Android application, providing more information on its upcoming authentication feature. The authentication feature is still under development, but once launched it will...
  19. NeonNinja

    Lol to a WhatsApp group

    My mom is in, related to her work. They are charging all the nurses R300 per month. She says out of about 25 or so on her dept, 10 have paid already. She immediately exited when they were going through with this.
  20. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp adding feature to ignore hidden chats

    WhatsApp adding feature to ignore hidden chats WhatsApp has added a new update to the beta version of its app which shows that it is working on a new feature concerning archived chats, WABetaInfo reports. Currently, chats which have been archived are hidden in the application until a new...
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