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Brazil Suspends WhatsApp’s Payment Service

Earlier this month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp unveiled a digital payment system in Brazil, the company’s second-largest market after India. In a surprise move, Brazil has...
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WhatsApp Debuts A Digital Payments System in Brazil

The Facebook-owned instant messaging app, WhatsApp, has just launched a digital payments service in Brazil. Through the payment service which is integrated into the chat...
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WhatsApp’s Payment Service Set To Be Rolled Out In India By End Of May

WhatsApp’s UPI based payment service, WhatsApp Pay, is finally ready to be launched in India. After around two years since initial testing was done in...
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This WhatsApp ChatBot Helps You Debunk Those Covid-19 Myths

Misinformation has emerged as the biggest problem of the current internet era. Amidst the coronavirus crisis, misinformation has become one of the greatest enemies. So,...

How To Stop Promotional Messages On Safaricom Through WhatsApp

Promotional text messages can be annoying sometimes especially for services you did not subscribe to. A number of users have always complained online about...
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TikTok was the Second Most Downloaded App in 2019, Surpassing Facebook and Messenger

TikTok has been, with no doubt, one of the most popular apps in 2019. This has been advantageous to the parent company ByteDance –...

Facebook Might be Blocked From Integrating WhatsApp, Instagram, And Messenger

Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that the company plans to unify all of its three platforms - WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger – to operate...

New Cool WhatsApp Features That You Should Know About

Being one of the most popular instant chatting platforms out there, WhatsApp tries to be ahead in terms of functionality. Currently, WhatsApp is not...
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WhatsApp is working on multi-device support

Multi-device support could be coming on WhatsApp soon. This is according to one of the beta versions of WhatsApp for iOS. WhatsApp beta version...
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WhatsApp bug could allow hackers exploit devices using MP4 files

A unique bug on WhatsApp revealed by the company could let attackers exploit your device using MP4 files. The bug, which was identified as...
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WhatsApp is Suing Infamous Spyware Vendor NSO Group For Allegedly Hacking its Users

WhatsApp has decided to take action against the notorious Israel-based NSO Group, a company well known in the world for its sophisticated spyware tools....
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WhatsApp Glitch Could Allow Hackers To Steal Your Media Files Using GIFs

It is again high time that you should consider updating your WhatsApp. According to a report published by a security researcher, a bug on...
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WhatsApp Working on Self-destructing Messages

The latest WhatsApp beta update brings a new feature that lets messages self-destruct. The tip comes from reliable WhatsApp features leaker WABetaInfo. The source...

New Proposed Bill Will Require WhatsApp and Facebook Group Admins To Be Registered with...

A new Bill headed to Parliament this week could require all Facebook and WhatsApp group administrators to be registered with the Communication Authority (CA)....
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WhatsApp Flaw Could Allow Attackers to Alter Your Messages

Facebook's popular instant messaging app WhatsApp has yet another series of flaws that could let attackers alter your messages.  The flaws have been made...
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Facebook to Add its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp to Indicate it Owns Them

Recently Facebook has been under scrutiny by the EU over its ownership of both Instagram and WhatsApp. According to the EU watchdog, the company...
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Whatsapp Now Available on KaiOS; a Feature Phone Operating System

KaiOS is a feature phone OS that has been a Google side mobile OS for a while now. KaiOS features minimalistic design and UI...
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A Telegram and WhatsApp Vulnerability Could Allow Attackers Manipulate Your Media Messages

Messaging platforms are popular these days and everyone other user values the privacy of their activities on these platforms. WhatsApp and Telegram have often...
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Chad Finally Lifts Social Media Ban after More than a Year

Chad has finally lifted its ban on Social media usage after banning the practice over a year ago. The ban was implemented in March...
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Upcoming WhatsApp feature will enable you to share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and...

Facebook will soon let you share your WhatsApp stories to different platforms.  Rolled as a beta-feature on June 24, the new feature allows users...

WhatsApp to take legal action against spammers

WhatsApp Facebook-owned instant messaging platform has been run into problems with spammers, but now the going has turned out to be the worst. According...
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WhatsApp beta for iOS hints the inability to save profile pictures in the future

WhatsApp, Facebook-owned instant messaging app has been reported working on a few improvements in the iOS app. One of the new features to come...
Indonesia restricts usage of some WhatsApp and Instagram features over riots

Indonesia restricts usage of some WhatsApp and Instagram features over riots

The Indonesian government has restricted the use of both Instagram and WhatsApp over deadly riots experienced in the country. The issue, which has been...
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Ads are coming to WhatsApp Status next year, are you ready?

WhatsApp since being acquired by Facebook in February 2014 was the only app that was not monetized. However, in last year’s Facebook Developer Conference,...
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WhatsApp voice call feature used by attackers to inject malicious spyware

On Monday, WhatsApp, a Facebook-owned instant messaging service, has reported the existence of vulnerabilities that allowed hackers to spy on its users. WhatsApp reported that...

Nokia 8110 4G gets WhatsApp support

The Nokia 8110 4G banana phone now supports WhatsApp. The phone was launched in February last year and came pre-loaded with popular apps including...

New WhatsApp update stops people from adding you to groups without your permission –...

I belong to the group of people who hates WhatsApp groups. In fact, I think I am in less than 5 of these groups...

WhatsApp latest update adds Group Calling for Voice and Video feature.

WhatsApp latest update will now allow group voice calls and video calls between up to 4 people. The update will be rolled out starting...

WhatsApp latest update will now label forwarded messages

WhatsApp has now made it easier for you to identify the origin of information shared on the messaging app. The company has rolled out...

WhatsApp will now allow group admins decide who can post to the group

If you’re an admin of a WhatsApp group you must really be finding it hard to deal with those annoying friends in the group....

WhatsApp will now allow you to delete messages sent by mistake after an hour.

Most of us were quite happy when WhatsApp last year unveiled the delete message feature. This feature was meant to save us from those...

Breaking: WhatsApp Goes down on New Year’s Eve

You are probably wondering how you are going to text everyone to wish them ''Happy New Year'' Why? Because popular messaging app WhatsApp appears...

How to delete messages you sent by mistake on WhatsApp

You probably have read about WhatsApp ’s latest feature that will now allow you to delete a message sent by mistake. The company has...

How to Grow Your Small Business by Using Social Media Effectively

Everyone is acquainted with the significance of social media in every aspect of life. It is to be considered in this modern era that...
This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

Guys, WhatsApp is bringing back the text Status after replacing it with a Snapchat...

Last month, WhatsApp made some update which caused some user backlash. The company replaced the ability for users to set a text-based in-app status...

Everything You Need to Know About 5 Biggest Messenger Apps [Infographic]

I still remember my reaction when my 60 years old dad sent me a GIF via whatsapp. I  still remember how surprised I was...

WhatsApp’s New Update will let iPhone users Queue Messages Without Internet connection

WhatsApp has rolled out some major update which is probably going to make iPhone users happy. The update will let iPhone users send WhatsApp...

WhatsApp will stop working on your phone this month – Check if you’ll be...

Earlier last week WhatsApp turned seven years old. As it marked this huge milestone, the world’s most popular messaging app with over a billion...

WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature to everyone

A couple of weeks ago we told you that WhatsApp was testing a video calling feature. Well, today, the company has officially confirmed that...
According to a report published by Android Authority, the details were spotted as part of a text translation program for WhatsApp

WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature

Rumour that WhatsApp has been working on video calling feature has been going on for some time now. The first time we heard about...
According to a report published by Android Authority, the details were spotted as part of a text translation program for WhatsApp

WhatsApp could be working on a passcode protection feature

A couple of months ago Facebook-owned app WhatsApp introduced end-to-end encryption as an added security measure to keep users’ conversations private on the platform....
This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

WhatsApp now lets you tag people in group chats, here’s how to do it

One of the key features of messaging service WhatsApp is group messaging. Well, personally I am not a fan of these groups so I...

WhatsApp just launched a desktop app for Mac and Windows

Facebook owned messaging service WhatsApp has finally come to your desktop. The company has today launched the desktop application that will mirror conversations and...

After WhatsApp, Facebook is also ditching support for BlackBerry

It’s just a few weeks since WhatsApp announced that it is killing support for Blackberry and other older devices. Of course this did not...
This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

WhatsApp now allows you to share PDF files

If you have tried attaching a file to a WhatsApp text you must have noticed some additional feature, Document. Yes, the company has finally...
According to a report published by Android Authority, the details were spotted as part of a text translation program for WhatsApp

WhatsApp Killing support for All BlackBerry and other older devices

This is probably going to make most WhatsApp users with older devices sad. Well, WhatsApp says it is killing support for older OS devices...

Tigo Tanzania customers to access free WhatsApp service

All Tigo customers in Tanzania will now be able to access free WhatsApp service. This announcement was made by Tigo General Manager, Diego Gutierrez...
This new update from WhatsApp will now make you be able to receive a notification even if you’ve muted a conversation.

Breaking News : Whatsapp is Free Forever

Today when I woke up at 07:30 PM EAT I found out a surprise to my Whatsapp. Your service expiration has been extended for...

Court Bans WhatsApp in Brazil for 48 hours

WhatsApp users in Brazil will for the next 48 hour be blocked from using the Facebook owned the service.  This is after a judge...

REPORTS: WhatsApp testing a new voice-calling feature

Just weeks after unveiling a Web version of WhatsApp that will allow its more that 500 million users send messages from a Web browser....

You can now access WhatsApp on your desktop browser

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi Sometime last year, we published a report suggesting how world popular instant messaging service WhatsApp was developing a web version of...

WhatsApp may come to your desktop soon: Report

AndroidWorld has recently published a report suggesting that world popular instant messaging service WhatsApp is developing a web version of the app, which will...

Bored with those WhatsApp ‘blue ticks’? you can now disable them on your Android...

Recenly, Popular messaging service, WhatsApp  rolled out a new feature  that allows users to know when a message they have sent to someone has been...

WHATSAPP NOW TELLS YOU ‘WHEN’ YOUR MESSAGE WAS READ!

Popular messaging service, WhatsApp has now rolled out a new update that allows users to know when a message they have sent to someone...

EU approves Facebooks’ acquisition of WhatsApp

By Nixon Kanali The EU has finally given a green light to Facebook’s acquisition of mobile messenger service WhatsApp. According to the EU, both Facebook  and WhatsApp...

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