WhatsApp today announced that it is adding Stickers support to its platform. For now, WhatsApp has added support for sticker packs designed by its in-house designers along with some designed by other artists.
WhatsApp has rolled out a new update for its iOS app which adds support for iPhone XS Max and the upcoming iPhone XR. Apart from some other minor usability changes, the code in the app also hints at WhatsApp for iOS soon gaining a Dark mode.
If you’re looking for the official WhatsApp iPad app on the App Store then you won’t find it, as for some strange reason Facebook still doesn’t offer a WhatsApp app for the iPad. It means that you have to either use WhatsApp Web client or alternative WhatsApp apps for iPad.
Given the scourge of fake news and killings in India, WhatsApp has reportedly decided to develop a dedicated team to fight this menace. The Facebook-owned firm recently launched a new feature on the messaging platform, letting users know when a message has been forwarded and limiting the forwarding of a message to only five people.
WhatsApp has taken the first step towards generating revenue from its platform with the launch of its WhatsApp Business API. The company had initially announced WhatsApp Business last year and made it available to only a selected few organization and companies.
Yesterday, WhatsApp announced that it has started rolling out group voice and video calling facility to its platform for both iOS and Android users. The rollout of group voice and video calling makes WhatsApp among the very few messaging platforms out there to support this feature across platforms.
WhatsApp today announced that it is adding support for group video and voice calls to its messaging platform for iOS and Android users. The move comes just a couple of months after Apple announced that group video calling is coming to FaceTime with iOS 12.
In a bid to counter fake news forwarding on its platform in India, WhatsApp today announced that it is going to limit the ability to forward messages to their contacts. There’s no word from the company on how many messages a user can forward per day before the limit applies and until how long it will be applicable.
WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum has announced that he will be leaving the company. He has not provided any reasoning as to why he is leaving WhatsApp and what he intends to do in the future.
A report last month suggested that WhatsApp was working on a new P2P payments system for India. We are now getting some screenshots of the feature as captured on an iPhone. The screenshot reveals a list of Indian banks as well as UPI (Unified Payments Interface).