Tag: WhatsApp

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WhatsApp Working on Showing How Many Times a Message Was Forwarded

Forwarding messages on social networking sites like WhatsApp is a mundane and banal thing people do daily. People get interesting tidbits via personal chats...
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Basement Is a New Social Media Platform Limited to Your Close Friends

Tired of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter? Basement might be another choice to consider if you're migrating from these giant social media platforms. With the majority...
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Telegram Gains Millions of Users After Global WhatsApp Outage

It is no surprise that when a major social network like WhatsApp has issues, Telegram benefits immensely and this has been shown yet again. Pavel...
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Zuckerberg Inspired By WhatsApp Rediscovers ‘Privacy’ as the Future of Facebook

On January, it was reported that Facebook was planning an integration of its various independent messaging apps. This was a big move since some...
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Facebook Exposes Your Phone Number for All. Here’s How to Change That

Facebook continues exploiting users privacy and this one involves your phone number. With increasing privacy breaches, some of us have set up 2-factor authentication...

WhatsApp Will Finally Let You Reject Group Invitations

One of WhatsApp's most popular feature is Groups and there as many groups are there people on the platform. However, there is an annoying problem about...
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Facebook Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram Messaging

Facebook arguably owns the biggest social media platforms today with each having over a billion users separate from the mother ship. We have seen...

Facebook’s People You May Know Suggestions Used This Loophole

Facebook’s People You May Know mystery has finally been revealed at least according to the 250 pages’ worth of Facebook documents published by a...

Facebook’s Earnings Call Reveals Stunted User Growth, Shifts Focus to Stories

According to Facebook’s earnings call this past week, the social network reported less revenue and even fewer new users. Its audience actually shrunk in...
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Kenya’s Communication Authority Looking Into WhatsApp Regulation

The Communications Authority of Kenya is considering a move to regulate online services which is a big move by the regulator. According to Business Daily, the authority...
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WhatsApp Exec Confirms Ads Are Coming on the Platform

WhatsApp was arguably the last remaining major platform that Facebook hadn't monetized fully yet. Judging from its huge purchase years back, we knew it...
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IBM to Acquire Red Hat, Tim Cook Calls out Tech Giants and Google to Offer Users More Privacy Controls

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat for $34 Billion in its big leap into hybrid cloud.
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WhatsApp Finally Gets Stickers and They Are Coming Soon

We usually express ourselves during chatting in many ways: via emoticons (:D) or emojis or GIFS and even stickers. That last one was in...

Apple Has Some Not-So-New iPhones, Google Discontinues the Email App No One Used and EU Wants to Kill the...

On Wednesday last week, Apple introduced new iPhones - there was no huge announcements as this is the S year from Apple products -...
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Beware, WhatsApp Backups on Google Drive Are Not Encrypted

About two years ago, most of us were graced by the ‘messages to this chat and calls are now secured with end-to-end encryption (E2EE)’...

Twitter Puts a Leash On Third-Party Clients as Founder Mulls Overhaul and Google’s Project Dragonfly Drama Continues

Twitter CEO is thinking about giving the whole Twitter app an overhaul. After putting both controversial Alex Jones' account and his Infowars account on a...
whatsapp backups wont be counted in google drive quota

WhatsApp Backups Won’t Be Limited by Google Drive’s Quota Soon

WhatsApp has ballooned to become a social networking site of over 1.5 billion users and although it is not entirely cloud based like Telegram,...
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Zambia Introduces Internet Calls Tax to Protect Telcos’ Revenue

If you thought Uganda's social media tax was the last you have heard of governments going after over the top services then you are...
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Facebook Starts Monetizing WhatsApp Through Customer Replies

Facebook wants to get their money back

WhatsApp Rolls Out Encrypted Group Video and Voice Calling

Facebook had teased back in May that they would rollout group video calling on WhatsApp as part of the F8 conference. WhatsApp started testing this feature...
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WhatsApp is Limiting Forwarding Messages in India Due to Fake News

Towards the end of last month, WhatsApp announced a feature that should have been standard since the beginning: labelling forwarded messages. We get tons of messages...

WhatsApp Needs To Stop Being in the Past

I started using WhatsApp in 2012 and frankly, it was the greatest thing ever at the time. I could communicate with family and friends...
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Microsoft Buys Github, Apple Trolls Facebook, Dramatic Departure of WhatsApp Founders from Facebook

In this week's Clicked, we cover Github's acquisition by Microsoft, Apple's WWDC and the shade they gave Facebook and the expensive split from Facebook...
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Zambia Jumps on New Trend to Regulate Online Content as WhatsApp Group Admins and Bloggers Required to Register

Quick question, do you think African leaders have a WhatsApp group where they share terrible ideas? Like seriously, first it was Tanzania - trying to...
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WhatsApp is Slowly Rolling out Group Video and Voice Calls

WhatsApp is delivering on their promise
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WhatsApp Images and Videos Will No Longer Appear in Your Gallery

The biggest downside about using WhatsApp is that your gallery will have an Everest of terrible memes, images and videos you never watched from...
whatsapp groups revamp

WhatsApp Revamps Group Chats With New Tools

WhatsApp Groups revamp was long overdue
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WhatsApp Gets High Priority Notifications, Dismissing Admins

The beta channel for WhatsApp is usually the best place to get the latest updates on the social network that will be effected to...
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WhatsApp Adds a Nifty Feature To Make Recording Voice Notes Easier

WhatsApp has a large audience which is 1.5 billion strong and in Kenya, it is no doubt the most popular way people communicate with...
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Zombie Social Site MySpace Attracts 15 Million Users Monthly

If you thought MySpace was dead, well think again because 15 Million monthly visits is not a small number, albeit a far cry from...

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