Tag "WhatsApp"

WhatsApp beta 2.19.222: Rolling out new features Fingerprint lock, Underage account ban and more

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, is rolling our new features. Recently, the company submitted a new update, beta v2.19.222, through the Google Play Beta Program. The new version has got various new features that include – WhatsApp from Facebook Till now,

One-year old WhatsApp vulnerability yet to be fixed

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp, Facebook-owned messenger app, has security flaws that can be exploited to fool end-users. A cybersecurity firm CheckPoint identified the flaws that could allow hackers to manipulate messages in both public and private conversations. In the past few months, India

Two solutions to trace the WhatsApp message origin: IIT-M professor

By : CIOL Bureau

One of the most popular messenger app – WhatsApp, which is under pressure from the central government to enable messages traceability on its platform got two suggestions from IIT-M professor. In a report submitted to the Madras High Court, V

AU Bank launches Account Opening on WhatsApp

By : CIOL Bureau

AU Small Finance Bank has announced the rollout of their Savings Bank Account opening process initiated with WhatsApp. This service is powered by Karix Mobile using an advanced multi-channel conversational and compute platform. Using Karix’s versatile platform, AU Bank’s interested

WhatsApp rolling out “Frequently Forwarded” feature to identify potentially spam content

By : CIOL Bureau

In the past couple of months, WhatsApp has rolled out new features and functions including dark mode, picture-in-picture (PIP) mode 2.0, in-app browser (expected to be available in the future), and multiple platforms support. Now, the Facebook-owned messenger app has

WhatsApp Upgrade: Access same account across platforms

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp is going to give you freedom to access your account from multiple platforms. However, since inception, WhatsApp has never been a true multi-platform chat app and linked to one’s phone number. It’s desktop version, allowed users to access chats

WhatsApp to soon launch its payment services: Govt fears over security

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp is soon going to give strong competition to Google Pay and other payment services in India. The company has about 400 million users in India, and since last year WhatsApp is testing its payment services with about a million

Hackers can manipulate WhatsApp and Telegram Media Files

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp and Telegram both have end-to-end protection and encryption to keep your media files safe against hackers. Yet Symantec Research has found a flaw, dubbed “Media File Jacking”, that could expose your media files to hackers. Symantec’s Modern OS Security

WhatsApp will sue you: how to avoid violating terms of use

By : CIOL Bureau

Individual or business, whomsoever breaks the WhatsApp terms of use, it will take strong legal action against people or company. WhatsApp, the most popular messaging platform used by billions of people across the globe, has promised to offer the best

GB WhatsApp: How to Lift the WhatsApp Ban

By : Ashok Pandey 3

A third party app GB WhatsApp, which is a modified version of WhatsApp, announced its latest version – 7.0 (2019), and there is a lot of buzz around the latest update. But, it’s neither available in the Google Play store nor

Karix Mobile Announces Partnership with WhatsApp for Business

By : CIOL Bureau

Karix Mobile Pvt. Ltd has announced its partnership with WhatsApp to offer WhatsApp for Business APIs to its customers. The service was launched at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona today, where Karix Mobile is showcasing their extensive suite of

Beware: Whatsapp Gold is not real!

By : CIOL Bureau

With Whatsapp being one of the most widely used mobile applications in the world, it has painted a target on itself as being a platform for cyber attackers to float malicious links through messages. With the nature of language malicious

Gupshup Enables Several Enterprises to Gain Early Access to WhatsApp Business

By : CIOL Bureau

Gupshup announced today that it is working with WhatsApp to enable enterprises to quickly and easily build a brand presence on WhatsApp. Gupshup offers programmable messaging APIs and managed services that enterprises can use to connect with customers over WhatsApp

Now WhatsApp Supports up to Four Person Video Chat

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp is among the top messaging apps, and as per them, users spend more than 2 billion minutes on calls per day. The only feature which was missing and users were expecting from WhatsApp was group call. Now WhatsApp made

WhatsApp will soon be available on JioPhone

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio’s 4G VoLTE budget smartphone that was launched in 2017, had some amazing features but the lack of WhatsApp support on the handset was a major concern for most users. However, the social messaging company has reportedly been spotted

WhatsApp increases the time limit to delete unintentionally sent messages

By : CIOL Writers

Everybody has regretted sending unintentional messages to wrong persons many times. To overcome that mistake, Facebook-owned WhatsApp introduced the feature to delete unintentionally sent messages last year. However, the time span to delete these unintentional messages was only 420 seconds(seven minutes). But

WhatsApp working on ‘Forwarded Messages’ feature that curbs spam posts

By : CIOL Writers

Are you fed up with the mass forwarded “Good Morning” texts you receive every morning? WhatsApp is working to fix this. The messaging app is testing Forwarded Messages, a feature that could soon allow users to mark messages that have been

WhatsApp launches digital payments service for beta users in India

By : CIOL Writers

WhatsApp has made its person-to-person payments feature available to beta users in India. The feature lets users send money to other WhatsApp users. However, the feature is currently available to limited users in India. WhatsApp has reportedly signed up a number

Pixel 2’s Visual Core photo processor now works with Instagram, WhatsApp

By : CIOL Writers

Google is constantly adding new experiences to Pixel phones to make sure they keep getting better over time. The company today announced that the Pixel Visual Core for Pixel 2 users—a custom-designed co-processor for Pixel 2—is now being turned on.

WhatsApp finally launches Business app for select markets

By : CIOL Writers

WhatsApp has launched a new service for small businesses called WhatsApp for Business aimed at making it easier for small companies to connect with their customers, and more convenient for the 1.3 billion WhatsApp users to chat with businesses that matter