WhatsApp

Visible Articles 5 10 15
WhatsApp reassures of privacy as users flock to Telegram, Signal

WhatsApp reassures of privacy as users flock to Telegram, Signal

WhatsApp on Tuesday reassured users about privacy at the Facebook-owned messaging service as people flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal following a tweak to its terms. There was “a lot of misinformation” about an update to terms of service regarding an option to use WhatsApp to message businesses, Facebook executive Adam Mosseri, who heads Instagram, […]

Phones that may not run WhatsApp app from January 1, 2021

Phones that may not run WhatsApp app from January 1, 2021

By Emmanuel Elebeke Some WhatsApp enthusiasts may have cause to worry as their phones may no longer run the Whatsapp app from January 1st, 2021. Some of the affected phones include iPhones and Android smartphones. According to the company, the move is to withdraw its support for older versions of Operating System (OS) from next […]

Facebook antitrust suits seek to divest Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook antitrust suits seek to divest Instagram, WhatsApp

US federal and state antitrust enforcers filed suit against Facebook on Wednesday claiming the social media giant abused its dominant position with its acquisitions of messaging services Instagram and WhatsApp. Separate suits filed by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state officials called for the divestment of Instagram and WhatsApp, services which have […]

WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India’s phone payment battle

WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India’s phone payment battle

WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India’s fast growing digital payments market. The Facebook-owned firm said it was launching Whatsapp Pay just hours after it was given permission by the country’s payments regulator. India is the messenger firm’s biggest market with […]

WhatsApp introduces disappearing message feature

WhatsApp introduces disappearing message feature

Facebook-owned WhatsApp said Thursday it would introduce disappearing messages on WhatsApp, a move ramping up its challenge to rival Snapchat. The messaging service used by more than two billion people globally said it would enable people to choose whether to keep their messages or allow them to delete themselves after seven days. “Today, WhatsApp messages […]