WHATSAPP VOICE CALLS NOW AVAILABLE ON JIO PHONE, OTHER KAIOS-BASED SMART FEATURE PHONES

WhatsApp voice calls are now available for Jio Phone and other KaiOS-based feature phone users around the world. The new feature works on the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology and requires users to have an active Wi-Fi or mobile…

WHATSAPP TO ADD THIS VERY HELPFUL FEATURE SOON, REVIEW VOICE MESSAGES BEFORE SENDING THEM

WhatsApp recently introduced a feature that lets you speed up voice messages you have received. This is a really great feature to have since it essentially saves you time when you are listening to long-ish voice notes. And that’s not…

WHATSAPP FAKE MESSAGE CLAIMS FREE INTERNET ACCESS FROM GOVERNMENT FOR 3 MONTH, PBI FLAGS AS FRAUD

A fake WhatsApp message is in circulation that claims the government is offering free Internet access to 100 million users for three months. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) has flagged the message as fraud and confirmed that no such announcement…

WHATSAPP BUSINESS API GETS NEW UPDATES TO HELP BUSINESSES COMMUNICATE WITH CUSTOMERS MORE QUICKLY

WhatsApp Business API is getting a slew of updates aimed at making it easier for businesses to get started with the social messaging platform, and allowing customers to quickly communicate with those businesses, the Facebook-owned messaging company announced during Facebook’s…

WHATSAPP EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING UPDATED PRIVACY POLICY TILL JUNE 19 IN SOME REGIONS: REPORT

WhatsApp seems to have extended its privacy policy acceptance date in select regions till June 19, 2021. The Facebook-owned messaging service had given May 15 as the deadline for accepting the updated privacy policy but did not take any action…

WHATSAPP WORKING ON FLASH CALL FEATURE FOR VERIFICATION

WhatsApp is testing a new feature to verify phone numbers when logging into a new or different device.¬†WhatsApp currently lets users verify their phone numbers by sending a verification code via SMS. The new feature will let WhatsApp make a…

WHATSAPP MAY SOON LET YOU TRANSFER CHAT HISTORY BETWEEN ANDROID AND iPHONE WHEN CHANGING PHONE NUMBERS

WhatsApp is working on a way to let users transfer their chat history when migrating to a new phone that is using a different phone number, according to a report. The new development seems to be an extension of the…

WHATSAPP CHATBOT TO HELP SENIOR CITIZENS GET COVID-19 VACCINE LAUNCHED BY ROBIN HOOD ARMY

WhatsApp has a new chatbot aimed at helping fast-track the COVID-19 vaccination process for senior citizens in India in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Zero funds volunteer organisation Robin Hood Army on Wednesday launched the WhatsApp chatbot that connects…

WHATSAPP IS MAKING CHANGES TO ITS PAYMENTS PLATFORM

WhatsApp introduced its payments platform for its users in India last year. Now, word is that the company is making changes to WhatsApp Payment. WABetaInfo, the blog that tracks development in the messaging app, WhatsApp is working on introducing a…