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You will soon be able to delete accidental messages on WhatsApp

Have you ever sent a wrong message to a friend or group chat on WhatsApp? These embarrassing mistakes will be history soon, as WhatsApp is rolling out a feature that allows you to delete specific messages in a chat within seven minutes. Deleting messages for everyone allows you to delete specific messages you have sent to either…

WhatsApp is now blocked by the Great Firewall of China

WhatsApp is one of the last Facebook-related products that are now blocked in China. According to The New York Times, WhatsApp faced service disruption in China last Wednesday, and the Great Firewall entered into full force yesterday.   Cybersecurity experts that were approached by The New York Times said that their government is possibly using specialized software…

WhatsApp UPI payments option spotted in beta

WhatsApp will soon facilitate instant money transfer via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction system, shows a new beta update by the mobile messaging platform.   According to a blog website WABetaInfo, WhatsApp was finally giving shape to its plans towards bank-to-bank transfer using the UPI system.   In the new version ‘2.17.295’ through the…

55 billion messages are sent through WhatsApp daily

WhatsApp has reached another milestone this year – one billion people are using WhatsApp everyday.   The latest milestone comes more than a year after WhatsApp shared that one billion people used its instant messaging app every month, which has now grown to 1.3 billion monthly active users. It also revealed other interesting figures such as: 55 billion messages sent per…

WhatsApp’s desktop app is coming to the Windows Store

After Spotify and iTunes, another big-name app is coming to Microsoft’s Windows Store: Facebook-owned WhatsApp.   As discovered by MSPoweruser, a listing of the WhatsApp Desktop app has popped up on the Windows Store, which indicates its imminent arrival on the Store.   Like WhatsApp’s desktop apps on other platforms,…

Your phone number is being shared with Facebook if you’re using WhatsApp

While many of us would not bother with changes in privacy policies of many apps, this is one that you may want to pay special attention to. WhatsApp just updated its privacy policy where it states that it will begin sharing user information with Facebook. The user information includes the…

Google Interested to Acquire WhatsApp for US$1 Billion

According to inside sources at Digital Trends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, WhatsApp, for a rumored US$1 billion. The move may come as a surprise for some, as rumors had been circulating that Google would soon be launching its Google Babble (or Babel) app, a similar…