Here’s how WhatsApp tailored its app for KaiOS

One of the major issues with end-to-end encryption is group chats — your phone essentially has to create one-to-one handshakes with everyone in a group before a message is sent. Grinstead stated that the first message you send to a group is the most complicated, because that’s when a lot of the initial handshakes occur. […]

How to transfer WhatsApp chat backup, images and video while switching the smartphone

WhatsApp chats are important and most of us want them to be there all the time, even while switching to a new smartphone. So, if you’ve recently switched to a new smartphone and are looking for a way to transfer all your WhatsApp chats, images and videos from your old smartphone to new one, follow […]

WhatsApp trick lets you activate ‘Hidden Mode’ so you don’t appear online or ‘typing’

Open WhatsApp on your smartphone Tap the Settings icon in the bottom right of the screen Tap Account Tap Privacy Tap ‘Last Seen’, then Nobody You can also toggle off read receipts at the bottom of the screen Video Loading Video Unavailable

WhatsApp users report issues in ‘last seen’ online status, privacy settings

“Who else found out on Twitter that #WhatsApp was down,” asked one user on Twitter. Another wrote: “Did anyone Suddently [sic] stopped seeing last seen of his contacts and Also it doesn’t show they are online anymore?”

How to tell if you’ve been BLOCKED on WhatsApp in seconds

WhatsApp was created in 2009 by computer programmers Brian Acton and Jan Koum – former employees of Yahoo It’s one of the most popular messaging services in the world Koum came up with the name WhatsApp because it sounded like “what’s up” After a number of tweaks the app was released with a messaging component […]

WhatsApp will soon let you send money with Facebook Pay

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Delhi govt. to set up plasma bank for COVID-19 treatment

The Delhi government will also set up a helpline for potential plasma donors to call or reach out through WhatsApp. Such donors will be contacted and all arrangements for donation will be made accordingly. “The government will also pay for their conveyance. The whole procedure [of plasma donation] takes around 30-45 minutes,” he said.

iPhone users on iOS 13 can ‘hide’ themselves on WhatsApp

If you do not want your friends or colleagues to find out when you last checked WhatsApp, there is a trick for Apple users who are using the latest update iOS 13. While there’s no official tool to hide when you’re online, there’s a sneaky workaround for the iPhone users. Wait for a message to […]

How to block someone on WhatsApp messenger

Social media has made it easier than ever to stay connected with all of our friends and family. It’s also — unfortunately — a breeding ground for trolls, and no one wants or needs unnecessary negativity in their lives. So, how do you rise above it all and block the trolls that are bothering you?

What’s wrong with WhatsApp

Within this short window of time, we can see competing ideas of what a desirable online community might look like. The more idealistic tech gurus who attended ETech insisted that the internet should remain an open public space, albeit one in which select communities could cluster for their own particular purposes, such as creating open-source […]