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WhatsApp Status gets a Snapchat inspired makeover

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After rolling out Snapchat’s Stories format for iOS beta users last week, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now completely ditching its old text-based status messages format for all the platforms. Yes, the Facebook is now copying the Stories format for the fourth

WhatsApp adds Snapchat Stories’ format for status messages on iOS beta

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Looks like Facebook isn’t yet done with Snapchat. After clone copying Snapchat’s ephemeral photo/video story option for Instagram, the social networking giant is now gearing up to roll out this feature for its messaging platform WhatsApp. According to a tweet

Telegram to add voice calling to its services

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Messaging app, Telegram, that takes pride in itself being the most secure messaging service is planning to add voice calling to its services. In reply to a Telegram user’s tweet, CEO Pavel Durov confirmed that audio calls and custom themes

No backdoor snooping in WhatsApp, claims the company

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WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging platform that also offers end-to-end encryption to its users has come under scanner after a report from Guardian said that the company is not completely protecting user privacy. The Guardian reported a security flaw

WhatsApp to stop working for millions of users

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Though WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms, it will stop working for more than million users. As WhatsApp announced in early 2016 to stop support – for BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60,

PM Modi offering mobile recharge worth Rs 500 for free is a hoax

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With PM Modi announcing the demonetization policy, came a flood of rumours. Mind you, the rumours included everything, from the colour of the new currency notes, its technical function to the reason behind the sudden move of demonetization. Obviously, scammers

WhatsApp could soon let you revoke or edit sent messages

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Remember those times when you sent out right messages to wrong contacts in your WhatsApp. Think about your boss or parents. WhatsApp has finally heard the plea of users and is planning to introduce the much-needed feature to recall sent

Fashion portal Roposo launches new chat-to-buy feature for small sellers

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Fashion-based social network, Roposo has launched a new chat-to-buy feature aimed at having better consumer engagement and conversion rates by combining the best of two worlds i.e. over 3 million Indian fashion lovers and more than 10,000 brands and small

Reliance Jio extends its ‘Welcome offer’ till March’17. What next?

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Reliance Jio has changed the face of Indian telecom industry forever. Free voice and data are perhaps unprecedented in the history of world telecom sector. Apparently, it’s also the fastest growing technology company, not only in India, but in the

Shopmatic launches mobile platform ‘Go’ to help digitize businesses

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Shopmatic, a Singapore-based e-commerce company has launched mobile app ‘Go’ for Indian sellers to digitize their businesses and help new age Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram sellers to scale their online businesses for free. The free app will allow all individuals and

Spam Alert: CashNoCash, WhatsApp video-calling and iPhone’s video link

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The digital world has its own charms and temptations for everyone, literally everyone. However, this love for social networking, business networking, and other digital gorging comes with some risks and vulnerabilities. Our busy schedules, packed working hours often make us

Facebook suspends WhatsApp data sharing across Europe

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Facebook’s plan to integrate WhatsApp user’s data in its platform received much opposition in India. Though WhatsApp was ordered by the Delhi HC to stop sharing data with Facebook, the court case is still on wheels. However, the social networking

WhatsApp finally launches video-calling feature for everyone

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Though a little late but WhatsApp is finally launching video-calling on its platform. After rolling out the feature to selected users via the WhatsApp beta app on Android and Windows last month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has now officially launched the much-awaited

Viber launches ‘Public Accounts’ for brands seeking better business engagement

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Rakuten-backed Viber has launched a new feature – Public Accounts, for businesses and brands who want to communicate with Viber’s 800 million users. The ‘Public Accounts’ feature that seeks to compete against the likes of Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp is

WhatsApp enables two step verification in some beta versions

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Two-factor authentication has been long due in WhatsApp but looks like the functionality is finally on its way with feature going live in some of the latest beta versions of the application. Those of you who use version 2.16.341 and

WhatsApp adds GIF feature for Android and iOS users

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After Snapchat-inspired Status update, WhatsApp has a new feature update for both Android and iOS users. For Android users, the Facebook-owned company has launched GIF Search support as a hidden feature in the latest WhatsApp beta. On the other hand,

Amazon India beats Google & Flipkart to become India’s most attractive Internet brand

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MUMBAI, INDIA: ‘India’s Most Attractive Brands Study 2016’ results are out and you will be surprised with the rankings. Leaving the search engine giant, Google behind, Amazon India has been ranked as the most attractive Internet brand in India. “For

Another Snapchat-inspired feature, ‘Status’ under testing at WhatsApp

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Facebook-owned WhatsApp is testing another feature, which not-so-surprisingly is Snapchat-inspired. After remodeling Snapchat’s Stories into Instagram, WhatsApp is also getting ready to integrate Stories in its messaging service, but under the label of ‘Status’. Providing a new tab between, ‘Chats’

WhatsApp brings Snapchat-inspired features for iPhone users

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Looks like, Snapchat is the superhero of the social networking apps dominion. After Facebook, its WhatsApp who has brought a wide range of new update for iPhone users, very much similar to Snapchat. Similar to the update for Android users,

Facebook now lets you order a pizza or book movie ticket in-app

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Social networking sites are no longer satisfied with what’s there on their plate. They want more. Rather, they want people to have more out of them. So, whether it’s Twitter, WhatsApp or Facebook, they all want to be your one-stop