whatsapp

  1. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp working on official iPad app

    WhatsApp working on official iPad app WhatsApp is working on an official app for the Apple iPad, WABetaInfo reports. WhatsApp on iPad includes the same features as the mobile version of the messaging app along with a redesigned interface for the tablet's UI and larger display. [Bloomberg]
  11. Jamie McKane

    New privacy settings for WhatsApp groups

    New privacy settings for WhatsApp groups WhatsApp has launched new privacy-focused group invitation settings to give users more control over which groups they are added to. From the Settings menu, users can now select the Groups option under the Privacy section to change whether they can...
  12. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp cofounder urges users to delete Facebook

    WhatsApp cofounder urges users to delete Facebook WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton recently spoke to an undergraduate computer science class at Stanford University, where he urged students to delete their Facebook accounts, BuzzFeed News reports. Acton spoke about how WhatsApp was founded and...
  13. Jamie McKane

    The new features coming to WhatsApp

    The new features coming to WhatsApp WhatsApp is launching a range of new features, according to developments in the beta version of the application. As reported by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp added several new elements to its beta app in the Google Play Beta Program this week.
  14. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp to get new Advanced Search feature

    WhatsApp to get new Advanced Search feature WhatsApp is working on a new feature to improve its chat search function, WABetaInfo reports. Advanced Search will improve the standard search tool within WhatsApp, allowing users to search through multiple types of messages.
  15. Jamie McKane

    Forget traditional voice calls - WhatsApp calling is cheaper

    Forget traditional voice calls - WhatsApp calling is cheaper Voice revenue has continued to decline in South Africa, and an increasing number of users are turning to communication over mobile data and Wi-Fi due to the lower costs. The most popular of these alternatives is WhatsApp, which...
  16. blackguyza

    Whatsapp account re-authentication no longer supported on iPhone 4

    I am opening this threat after a long struggle to register an account for a family member after she was given an old iPhone 4. Apparently Whatsapp stopped supporting new account registration on Whatsapp for iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 even after installing "an older version of the app." It is said...
  17. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp testing new voice message feature for Android

    WhatsApp testing new voice message feature for Android The latest additions to the WhatsApp Beta for Android include consecutive voice messages and group call shortcuts, WABetaInfo reports. Both of these updates were delivered to the beta version of the messaging app on 27 November 2018...
  18. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp to get new contact and QR code features

    WhatsApp to get new contact and QR code features WhatsApp is working on new QR code-based tools which will allow users to easily share contact info and add contacts, WABetaInfo reports. While these tools are not yet available on the iOS or Android version of the app, the company has reportedly...
  19. Jamie McKane

    WhatsApp vs SMS pricing in South Africa

    WhatsApp vs SMS pricing in South Africa SMS used to be a major source of income for mobile operators, but the advent of messaging apps like WhatsApp is steadily siphoning off this revenue. Looking at the SMS charges from mobile networks, it is not difficult to see why data-based messaging...
  20. Jamie McKane

    5 messaging apps to use when WhatsApp starts showing advertising

    5 messaging apps to use when WhatsApp starts showing advertising WhatsApp is the most popular messaging application in South Africa, but it is also owned by Facebook, a fact that has prompted some users concerned about their privacy to turn to other messaging apps. There have also been reports...
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