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WhatsApp Rolls Out 8 Participant Limit on Video Calls, Animated Stickers and More

  WhatsApp has today rolled out a slew of new features today which will be rolled out over the next few weeks to everyone. First is...
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WhatsApp Payments Suspended in Brazil by the Country’s Central Bank

Early this month, Facebook announced the introduction of WhatsApp payments and Brazil was the first country this feature would be rolling out in. This move...
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WhatsApp Launches Peer to Peer Payments in Brazil

Facebook has announced that it has rolled out digital payments to WhatsApp users in Brazil, which will start rolling out today. This is a very...
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Facebook to Acquire Giphy for $400m, Raises Privacy Concerns

Our online lives are about to get worse as Facebook is buying our popular source for gifs - Giphy. I guess the company has gotten...
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WhatsApp’s Native Picture-In-Picture Player Now Supports Netflix

If you like sharing what your friends, family members, acquaintances or even strangers should be watching on Netflix on WhatsApp - then this update...
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Facebook Set To Integrate Messenger Rooms With WhatsApp

Facebook recently rolled out Messenger Rooms to counter Zoom which was quickly gaining popularity and now that feature is set to be integrated with...
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Dark Mode for Facebook iOS App Imminent

Dark mode is everywhere on Facebook's family of apps that includes Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger except the Facebook app. Even the website now has a dark mode...
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WhatsApp Doubles Participant Limit For Group Calls

WhatsApp has boosted the number of participants you can have on a single group call in the latest beta update. According to WABETAInfo, this feature is available...
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WhatsApp Message Forwarding Restriction Is Now Live

With social media platforms trying to fight misinformation especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp took the effort to limit forwarding messages...
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WhatsApp Limits Forwarding Those Viral Messages Even Further

WhatsApp is used by billions of people every month and one feature people love using is the forwarding feature. People love forwarding messages (especially viral) that...
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WhatsApp to Soon Add Support For Multiple Devices Under One Account

WhatsApp is set to soon join the likes of rival messaging apps like Telegram with one feature we've been highly requesting for years on...
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Facebook Partners with Kenya Government Share Coronavirus Facts via WhatsApp

Facebook today has announced that they are partnering with the Kenyan government to keep Kenyans informed about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The company in collaboration...
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Scientist Determines that WhatsApp Has the Most Accurate Saturn Emoji

Emojis have become ubiquitous in our daily lives. New emojis are added yearly by the Unicode consortium and usually, newer software is updated first...

Dark Mode Finally Comes to WhatsApp

  After years of waiting and anticipation, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has officially joined the dark mode bandwagon. We've been patient enough since they began...
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Whatsapp Backups on Google Drive Are Not Encrypted so a Fix Is Being Tested

WhatsApp introduced Google Drive backup for your chats and media files almost 5 years ago which was a godsend. As you know, WhatsApp is...

Enable Dark Mode in WhatsApp With This Tip

2019 was the year of dark mode thanks to Android 10, iOS 13 and other device-specific UI's such as Huawei's EMUI 10, vivo's Funtouch OS,...
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Why Your Private WhatsApp Chat Groups Aren’t That Private

WhatsApp has had its own security issues such as the alleged hack of Jeff Bezos phone by Sudi Arabia and the vulnerability that allowed...
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WhatsApp For iOS Finally Gets Dark Mode on Beta App

Dark mode has been a selling point for operating systems and apps alike and for a good reason. We use these devices at night...
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WhatsApp Defends its End to End Encryption as it Passes 2 Billion User Mark

WhatsApp, the popular social network revealed that they have crossed the 2 billion user mark. The messaging service is now only second to Facebook itself...
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Dark Mode on WhatsApp Rolls out for Android Users

WhatsApp's Dark Mode has been rumoured for months. This is a messaging app with over 1.5 billion users and the hint of it having...
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WhatsApp is Now the 10th App to Cross the 5 Billion Installs Milestone

A few apps have hit a billion installs across the app stores. Even fewer is the exclusive 5 billion club which only a handful...
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Facebook Has Apparently Shelved its Plans to Show Ads in WhatsApp

Facebook has made strides to monetize its assets in a bid to recoup its investments. WhatsApp by far was their biggest expenditure where they...
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WhatsApp Needs to Fix This Annoying Thing in This Decade

WhatsApp is a very popular messaging platform. It has over 1.5 billion monthly active users and it is estimated that 12 million Kenyans actively...
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3 Exciting Features Coming to WhatsApp in 2020

WhatsApp is having a few features up its sleeve slated to go live next year. The popular messaging app which Facebook bought for $19.3...
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Free WhatsApp Bundles are Pointless and Here is Why

WhatsApp is an incredibly popular social network in Kenya. It is used by millions of Kenyans daily to talk to each other or when...
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You May Soon Be Able to Call Your Loved Ones in the UAE Via WhatsApp

There are tens of apps, probably more, that have a chat function and the ability to make voice and video calls over the internet....
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WhatsApp Rolls Out Feature to Control Who Adds You to Groups on Android

WhatsApp has finally rolled out the group privacy feature that was being tested earlier this year on Android
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WhatsApp Officially Rolls Out Fingerprint Login on Android

WhatsApp has officially rolled out the ability to login to your WhatsApp account on Android using your fingerprint. This is a feature that was available...
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Facebook Begins Deleting Accounts of NSO Group Employees on its Social Media Platforms

Early this week, Facebook sued Israeli-based spyware maker NSO Group. WhatsApp took the surveillance contractor to court blaming them for the silent call exploit....
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[UPDATE: It’s back.] WhatsApp For Android Mysteriously Vanishes From the PlayStore

WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps on the PlayStore and it is used by billions of people worldwide. This is why this...
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