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WhatsApp Update: Now you can easily forward WhatsApp sticker packs with THIS feature

Now WhatsApp has come up with a new sticker feature for iOS beta users today itself. WhatsApp is basically testing this feature that will eventually allow users to forward sticker packs. It’s available with the WhatsApp beta version for iOS 2.21.120.13, as per the WABetaInfo.

Jun 21, 2021, 15:41 PM IST

Here’s how to use WhatsApp Web: Check step by step guide

Primarily, the messaging app is used in mobile but besides that, it is also used on the web through WhatsApp Web. WhatsApp Web was unveiled in 2015 and it has seen updates along with the mobile versions. 

Jun 20, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

India slams UN Rapporteurs’ criticism of new IT rules, says our democratic credentials are well recognised

In the letter, the mission pointed out that the Indian Ministry of Information Technology and Information and Broadcasting had in fact took consultations in 2018 to prepare for draft rules.

Jun 20, 2021, 15:04 PM IST

Father's Day 2021: WhatsApp unveils ‘Papa mere Papa’ sticker packs

The Papa mere Papa WhatsApp sticker pack was first unveiled in India and Indonesia first and now it has been made available globally. This will help anyone to access the chat bar on WhatsApp and download it. 

Jun 19, 2021, 15:21 PM IST

Attention Android users! WhatsApp chat backups will soon change

According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp will stop backing up status updates in order to save space while backing up users’ chat history. But it is also a fact that Google provides unlimited storage space on Google Drive while backing up WhatsApp chat history.

Jun 18, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

WhatsApp Tricks: Can you schedule messages? Here’s what you need to do

There are several features that were launched over time. One of them is the disappearing messages feature and playback speed feature which enables users to listen to audio messages at a greater speed. However, there is no option of scheduling WhatsApp messages. 

Jun 18, 2021, 15:39 PM IST

WhatsApp to bring search for stickers feature for iOS users, here's what users might get

Go to your WhatsApp chat bar and type a keyword and if you see a different square-shaped icon or colour for the emoji button, then the specific sticker has been found. Tapping on the emoji button will pop-up stickers related to the keyword you typed in the chat bar. 

Jun 15, 2021, 18:41 PM IST

WhatsApp Hacking: Here are the 8 ways your messages can be compromised

Security researcher Awakened had earlier revealed a vulnerability in WhatsApp that basically allows hackers to take control of the app with the help of a GIF image. It functions in a way that the hackers take advantage of the way WhatsApp processes images when the user opens the Gallery view to send a media file.

Jun 15, 2021, 16:02 PM IST

Here’s how to temporarily deactivate WhatsApp account

WhatsApp has recently garnered eyeballs due to its implementation of controversial privacy policies which revealed the kind of data the platform collects and shares with its parent company Facebook. The policy has come into effect since May 15.

Jun 14, 2021, 16:12 PM IST

Hey Android Users! Now your WhatsApp Chats will be different in design

WABetaInfo in its report said that this is not a design overhaul of the WhatsApp app and the website is calling it a small UI change for the popular messaging platform, as the only change is removing separator lines on the messaging app.

Jun 13, 2021, 21:36 PM IST

WhatsApp, YouTube and TikTok became most popular apps for kids in 2020-2021: Study

The most popular website categories among children were ‘software, audio, video’ (44.38%), ‘internet communication media’ (22.08%), and ‘computer games' (13.67%). For the most popular apps, YouTube was in a numero uno position, WhatsApp came in second place, and third was TikTok. The top 10 most popular apps also included four games: Brawl Stars, Roblox, Among US, and Minecraft, the study revealed.

Jun 13, 2021, 15:41 PM IST

Kolkata Municipal Corporation WhatsApp chatbot for vaccination crosses 75,000 bookings

Drive-In Vaccination was also introduced through this WhatsApp Bot to felicitate vaccination in four-wheelers only, helping many aged and ailing citizens.

Jun 12, 2021, 22:20 PM IST

WhatsApp’s COVID-19 misinformation problem fueled amid second wave

The scientific study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research a peer-reviewed journal, pointed out that ~30% of Indians relied on WhatsApp to receive information around COVID-19.

Jun 10, 2021, 15:33 PM IST

How many people can connect at a time on WhatsApp group video and voice calls?

The new limit on WhatsApp video and voice calls are available on both iPhone and Android.

Jun 09, 2021, 14:32 PM IST

WhatsApp Flash Call feature: Now you will get call for verification, but it won’t work on THESE phones

According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp’s Flash Call feature was first spotted on WhatsApp beta version 2.21.11.7 of the app. With this feature, WhatsApp instead of sending an SMS with a code will call the user and then automatically end the call once the user is detected.

Jun 07, 2021, 18:32 PM IST

Here’s how to read deleted WhatsApp messages

The Facebook-owned messaging app has not yet revealed any such features that could help you in getting back the deleted messages. However, there is a hack that works only for Android and not for iOS.

Jun 06, 2021, 17:27 PM IST

WhatsApp’s 'Fast Playback' feature is here to speed up voice message, know how to use it

WhatsApp’s Fast Playback feature has now come to the rescue. Android, iOS and desktop users can now use the new feature on WhatsApp. 

Jun 06, 2021, 09:05 AM IST

WhatsApp unveils new 'Fast Playback' feature for voice message

WhatsApp`s Fast Playback feature lets you change playback speed between the default 1x setting, to 1.5x speed or 2x speed, without changing the pitch of someone`s voice.

Jun 05, 2021, 11:11 AM IST

WhatsApp message offering free internet for 3 months is fake, check PIB warning

The Indian government has clarified that the message is spam. If you click on the link then there are chances that hackers may gain access to your smartphone’s data. 

Jun 05, 2021, 06:45 AM IST

Now WhatsApp users can access their account from 4 devices

WhatsApp head Will Cathcart said that multi-device support will make WhatsApp on iPad a possibility and the messaging app is also adding a new `view once` feature, which will allow users to send content that disappears after it's been viewed. 

Jun 04, 2021, 18:58 PM IST