Android

WhatsApp for Android Gets Private Reply Feature With Latest Beta Update

WhatsApp has started to roll out an update for its Android beta app that brings a new feature called Private Reply. The new functionality that allows users to privately send messages to a participant in a group without letting others in the same group know is only available for WhatsApp for Android beta testers as […]

Internet

WhatsApp Co-Founder Acton Clashed With Zuckerberg, Sandberg Over Monetisation: Report

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton had disagreements with Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerbergand Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg over monetisation of the messaging service before he left the company, according to an interview with Acton published by Forbes on Wednesday. Facebook-owned Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger were the latest senior executives to leave the social media company on Monday, with many media […]

Software

WhatsApp for Android Spotted With Sticker Reactions for Happy, Sad, Love, and Wow

Facebook announced at F8 that WhatsApp is getting group calling and stickers as well. Now, WhatsApp beta version 2.18.189 for Android shows a new Sticker Reactions feature is being tested, but as with other sticker-related features, is still disabled by default. WABetaInfo reports that WhatsApp begun testing the stickers feature on the Android app with version 2.18.120 only. The feature is disabled […]

News Updates

WhatsApp reduces spam, despite end-to-end encryption

Can a spam filter work even without reading the content of your messages? WhatsApp thinks so. Since last April, the messenger app has been successfully fighting spam abuse, even as it’s been using end-to-end encryption. That encryption means that no one — not even WhatsApp — can read the content of your messages, except for […]

Facebook

No Facebook, no WhatsApp was the mantra

No or limited access to social media seems to be the secret to scoring high marks for city kids. The class X and XII results declared on Friday revealed that toppers kept away from social media so as to not lose focus while appearing for examinations. Besides, most of them relied on self study. Shikha […]