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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    WhatsApp pushing ahead with privacy changes, responds to rivals

    WhatsApp pushing ahead with privacy changes, responds to rivals WhatsApp will go ahead with its planned privacy policy changes despite global backlash to the privacy policy update notification issued earlier this year. WhatsApp said it previously encountered a great deal of misinformation...
  2. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp tries to remind users of its privacy features

    WhatsApp tries to remind users of its privacy features WhatsApp has launched an official account on its Status platform within the mobile messaging app. WhatsApp Android users noted that on 27 January, WhatsApp published four images to its own account on the Status platform, which functions...
  3. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp remains dominant in South Africa

    WhatsApp remains dominant in South Africa New data shows that Telegram and Signal have seen a big usage increase in South Africa after WhatsApp announced its new privacy policy on 8 January. WhatsApp, however, is still the dominant player and traffic on its platform has not declined over the...
  4. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp users are flocking to Telegram

    WhatsApp users are flocking to Telegram Users around the world have flocked to Telegram after WhatsApp's most recent privacy policy update, and South Africans are no exception. WhatsApp updated its privacy policy and terms of service on 7 January, stating that users must accept them by 8...
  5. Solarion

    Users will be blocked from using WhatsApp unless they agree to Facebook privacy changes

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  6. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp privacy policy change only about business messaging - Facebook

    WhatsApp privacy policy change only about business messaging - Facebook Facebook has assured that recent changes to its terms of service and privacy policy is only about business messaging. In a statement sent to MyBroadband the company stated that WhatsApp will not be requiring data sharing...
  7. Jamie McKane

    The data that WhatsApp collects about you

    The data that WhatsApp collects about you WhatsApp recently updated its terms of service and privacy policy to enforce the sharing of data from WhatsApp to other products. Users must accept these new terms of service and privacy policy by 8 February 2021 or they will no longer be able to...
  8. Jamie McKane

    New features for WhatsApp on Windows 10

    New features for WhatsApp on Windows 10 WhatsApp has continued to roll out new features to its Windows 10 desktop application, most recently introducing support for third-party stickers. Softpedia News reports that the most recent version of the WhatsApp desktop app for Windows 10 now supports...
  9. Jamie McKane

    New "Read Later" feature coming to WhatsApp for iOS

    New "Read Later" feature coming to WhatsApp for iOS WhatsApp is working on a new feature called "Read Later", which will be implemented as a replacement for Archived Chats. The new feature is currently being tested on the beta version of WhatsApp for iOS, WABetaInfo reported, and is available...
  10. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp begins rolling out disappearing messages

    WhatsApp begins rolling out disappearing messages WhatsApp has begun rolling out its new disappearing messages feature in the latest update for the beta version of its Android messaging app. According to a report by WABetaInfo, the feature has begun rolling out but it may be a while before...
  11. Jamie McKane

    How to install WhatsApp and Google apps on the Huawei P40

    How to install WhatsApp and Google apps on the Huawei P40 South Africans who buy new Huawei smartphones are still able to download and use many popular and useful apps. Due to Huawei's usage of HMS (Huawei Mobile Services) instead of GMS (Google Mobile Services) on its new smartphones, apps...
  12. Jamie McKane

    New WhatsApp features for Android and iOS

    New WhatsApp features for Android and iOS WhatsApp has released new beta updates for the iOS and Android versions of its messaging application, WABetaInfo reports. According to the report, the latest WhatsApp beta update released for iOS through the TestFlight beta programme includes advanced...
  13. Jamie McKane

    New WhatsApp storage tool available in beta update

    New WhatsApp storage tool available in beta update The latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android introduces a new tool for managing sent and received media, allowing you to save space by easily finding and deleting large files. According to a report by WABetaInfo, the 2.20.201.9 beta version...
  14. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp is working on expiring media

    WhatsApp is working on expiring media WhatsApp is working on a new feature called Expiring Media, which will let users send photos and videos that disappear after a certain period. This is according to a report by WABetaInfo, which found information related to the new feature in the latest...
  15. Jamie McKane

    New WhatsApp beta features for Android and iOS

    New WhatsApp beta features for Android and iOS WhatsApp has resumed development on its "Vacation Mode" feature for the Android version of its messaging app, according to a report by WABetaInfo. The company submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Programme which includes code...
  16. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp working on new Storage Space feature

    WhatsApp working on new Storage Space feature WhatsApp is working a new tool which will allow users to manage and clean up their smartphone storage, potentially improving the performance of their device. This is according to a report by WABetaInfo which referenced data in the latest version of...
  17. Jamie McKane

    New beta update comes to WhatsApp for iOS

    New beta update comes to WhatsApp for iOS The latest updates for WhatsApp Messenger submitted through Apple's TestFlight beta programme reveal that a number of new features are under development for the iOS version of the application. According to a report by WABetaInfo, these features include...
  18. Jamie McKane

    New WhatsApp features coming to iPhone

    New WhatsApp features coming to iPhone A number of new WhatsApp features are set to launch on Apple's iOS operating system, according to a report by WABetaInfo. These changes have reportedly appeared on WhatsApp through Apple's TestFlight beta programme, although they are not yet available for...
  19. Pavan

    WhatsApp launches payments in Brazil

    https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/15/whatsapp-finally-launches-payments-starting-in-brazil/ Brazil is the first country where Facebook is widely rolling out payments in WhatsApp. The feature comes as a build up on Facebook Pay
  20. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp phone numbers exposed in Google search results

    WhatsApp phone numbers exposed in Google search results The phone numbers of many WhatsApp users are accessible through Google search results, according to independent cybersecurity researcher Athul Jayaram. In a blog post published on the issue, Jayaram states that up to 30,000 WhatsApp...
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