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Group invitation on WhatsApp may soon require your permission

Group invitation on WhatsApp may soon require your permission

The feature gives power to users to accept or decline group invitations.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:13 PM IST
Facebook Messenger gets delete for everyone feature – Here's how it works

Facebook Messenger gets delete for everyone feature – Here's how it works

Users will have up to 10 minutes to remove a message after it is being sent.

Feb 08, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
WhatsApp may stop working in India in its current form if this new norm kicks in

WhatsApp may stop working in India in its current form if this new norm kicks in

With over 200 million monthly active users, India is WhatsApp's biggest market in the world. Globally, the platform has over 1.5 billion users.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Popular iPhone apps recording user screens without their knowledge

Popular iPhone apps recording user screens without their knowledge

This technology essentially allows developers to record displays and review how users interacted with their app.

Feb 07, 2019, 13:56 PM IST
WhatsApp removing 2 million suspicious accounts a month

WhatsApp removing 2 million suspicious accounts a month

According to the company, these efforts are particularly important during elections where certain groups may attempt to send messages at scale.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:52 AM IST
List of iphones getting WhatsApp facial recognition, touch ID and how to enable it

List of iphones getting WhatsApp facial recognition, touch ID and how to enable it

This feature is available on iPhone 5s or later models and on iOS 9 and above.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:41 AM IST
Now stream live together on Twitter's Periscope

Now stream live together on Twitter's Periscope

The feature is available for both, iOS and Android users.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:27 AM IST
Google deletes 29 apps that steal users' information

Google deletes 29 apps that steal users' information

The apps have now been removed by Google from the Play Store.

Feb 04, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Malaysian start up builds Sharia-Compliant mobile browser SalamWeb for Muslims

Malaysian start up builds Sharia-Compliant mobile browser SalamWeb for Muslims

The Muslim-friendly browser, is designed with messaging, news and other features and says that it offers Sharia-compliant browsing experience.

Jan 30, 2019, 12:07 PM IST
WhatsApp rolls out PiP feature on its web version

WhatsApp rolls out PiP feature on its web version

In the previous web version, the messaging app released the PiP feature to watch shared videos.

Jan 28, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Jio launches JioRail app for JioPhone, JioPhone 2 users

Jio launches JioRail app for JioPhone, JioPhone 2 users

The app will allow customers to book and cancel tickets by using debit cards, credit cards and e-wallets.

Jan 28, 2019, 12:01 PM IST
WhatsApp Business crosses 5 million-users mark within 1 year of launch

WhatsApp Business crosses 5 million-users mark within 1 year of launch

WhatsApp has about 1.5 billion users globally while in India it has over 200 million users.

Jan 25, 2019, 11:37 AM IST
Google restricts apps from using access permission via SMS, calls

Google restricts apps from using access permission via SMS, calls

The company has declared March 9 as the deadline for developers whose apps already include these permissions.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:06 PM IST
WhatsApp services back after brief global outage

WhatsApp services back after brief global outage

Last time, services of the instant messaging app was hit in November 2018.

Jan 23, 2019, 11:47 AM IST
Twitter cracks up as WhatsApp briefly stops working worldwide

Twitter cracks up as WhatsApp briefly stops working worldwide

The WhatsApp outage comes a day after the messenger app announced that it is lowering the forwarding limit worldwide.

Jan 23, 2019, 11:18 AM IST
WhatsApp Dark Mode concept image revealed – Check features and how it looks

WhatsApp Dark Mode concept image revealed – Check features and how it looks

WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, has revealed the concept image of the Dark Mode feature.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:30 PM IST
WhatsApp rolls out 5-chat message forwarding limit globally

WhatsApp rolls out 5-chat message forwarding limit globally

Earlier, the company allowed users globally to forward messages for up to 20 chats (either individuals or groups).

Jan 21, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
WhatsApp rolls out Picture-in-Picture mode for Android users

WhatsApp rolls out Picture-in-Picture mode for Android users

WhatsApp has over 200 million monthly active users in India and is one of the most popular mobile apps worldwide.

Dec 17, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Large number of apps on smartphones impacts device performance: Report

Large number of apps on smartphones impacts device performance: Report

The research found that there is increase in adoption of entertainment apps and 40 percent of the users are watching content on a daily basis.

Dec 13, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
Indian 'Froggipedia' becomes iPad App of Year: Apple

Indian 'Froggipedia' becomes iPad App of Year: Apple

Froggipedia is an interactive learning Apple Augmented Reality (AR) app that helps explore and discover the unique life cycle and intricate anatomical details of a frog.

Dec 05, 2018, 11:54 AM IST