Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp could soon have exclusive features for those willing to pay

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp could soon have specialized features available only to users willing to pay for them. Meta is forming a new division called New Monetization Experiences that will be solely focused on paid features for the company’s app, according to a memo reported byThe Verge. Wile Facebook and Instagram already have a number […]

The 7 best apps you can use as a WhatsApp alternative

Numerous apps can serve as a WhatsApp alternative. Reuters WhatsApp is a popular voice, video, and text chat app, but there are many alternatives to choose from as well. Similar apps that offer end-to-end encryption include Telegram, Signal, and Threema. Here are seven of the best WhatsApp alternatives you can use today. WhatsApp has achieved […]

WhatsApp hires grievance officer to battle fake news in India

WhatsApp has hired a grievance officer for India in order to meet a key demand set by the country’s government to halt the spread of fake messages that triggered mob lynchings. In an update to its FAQ section, WhatsApp directs users to lodge complaints through the mobile app, send an email, or write in to […]

Bride abandoned by groom on wedding day as she ‘spends too much time on WhatsApp’

A man allegedly bailed on his own wedding because his bride-to-be spent too much time on WhatsApp and asked for a dowry of ₹65,000,000 ($ 900,000) in return for marrying her. The bride and her family were waiting for the groom, from the city of Amroha in Uttar Pradesh state, to show up on the […]

WhatsApp WARNING: You could lose your most precious files as major update drops

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging service, surpassing that of Facebook Messenger, WeChat and Telegram. According to Statista, a provider of market and consumer data, roughly 1.5billion people use WhatsApp every month as of July 2018. This compares to just 1.3billion for Facebook Messenger and 1.04billion for WeChat for the same period. WhatsApp allows […]

The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp is ‘resting and vesting’ — showing up to Facebook and barely working in order to collect a $450 million payday (FB)

WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum announced he planned to leave Facebook in April. But he’s still showing up to the office once a month so he can continue to collect $ 450 million in Facebook stock he’s contractually due from when Facebook bought his company. It’s a high-dollar example of “rest and vest,” where big tech […]

WhatsApp WARNING: Shock flaw could cause BIG chat app fights between you and your friends

WhatsApp fans are being warned after security experts revealed a flaw that could spark big bust-ups between you and your friends. Stats revealed earlier this year showed WhatsApp has over 1.5billion users, with over one billion chat app groups and 65bn messages sent daily. With such a vast number of communications being sent each and […]

WhatsApp rolls out group calls for up to 4 people

WhatsApp is finally rolling out group video- and voice-calls to its 1.5 billion users around the world. The new feature was first teased by its parent company, Facebook, at its annual F8 developers conference in May, but now it’s ready for prime time. Above: WhatsApp: Group Video Call Facebook first introduced group audio calls to its […]

WhatsApp web: How to download WhatsApp and use it on your iPad and PC?

Millions of people worldwide opt to use WhatsApp to keep in contact with friends and family instead of regular texts.  The messaging app offers easy, end-to-end encrypted instant messaging to any number in the world, helping users save on their valuable text allowance on their phone. The secure messaging service is one of the most popular […]