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WhatsApp update adds iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

WhatsApp update adds iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

WhatsApp today finally updated its app to add support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus’ larger displays.

Whatsapp quietly rolls out update to enable read receipts

Whatsapp quietly rolls out update to enable read receipts

Whatsapp today pushed out a new server-side functionality for their app, which will let senders know if the recipient has read their message or not. Until now, Whatsapp only used to denote via a single and double check marks whether the message has been sucessfully sent and received or not. 

Whatsapp voice calling service delayed until next year

Whatsapp voice calling service delayed until next year

Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum said at Re/code’s Code/mobile conference that the company expects to roll out its voice calling service in the first quarter of 2015.

WhatsApp updated with chat archives and several other features

WhatsApp updated with chat archives and several other features

The cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp was updated on Monday afternoon with several new features, marking the first time a new version of the app has been released since last March. Read ahead for a closer look at what’s new in the latest WhatsApp version, alongside a detailed changelog of the update. 

How to stop Whatsapp automatically saving Photos and Videos to iPhone’s Camera roll

How to stop Whatsapp automatically saving Photos and Videos to iPhone’s Camera roll

If you’re a heavy Whatsapp user, then you may have noticed that it automatically saves images and videos sent to you to your iPhone’s Camera roll.

The Whatsapp auto-save feature will not only use up storage space on your device, it could also end up using mobile data.

WhatsApp founder says company won’t change privacy policy for Facebook

WhatsApp founder says company won’t change privacy policy for Facebook

Responding to privacy concerns, WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum confirmed that Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp will not change the privacy policies of the messaging service.

Leaked screenshots show WhatsApp’s upcoming VoIP calling feature

Leaked screenshots show WhatsApp’s upcoming VoIP calling feature

Soon after Facebook acquired WhatsApp, the CEO of the messaging service revealed that it will soon be adding VoIP calling to the app, rivalling existing players like Skype and Viber. Leaked screenshots of an internal version of WhatsApp for iOS show this feature in action.

WhatsApp to add free Voice Calls as early as April

WhatsApp to add free Voice Calls as early as April

WhatsApp, the mobile messaging service that Facebook acquired for $19 billion, will soon be adding support for voice calls, rivalling services like Skype, Viber and FaceTime.

Facebook buying WhatsApp messaging service for $16 billion

Facebook buying WhatsApp messaging service for $16 billion

Facebook is buying WhatsApp messaging service for $16 billion, according to a Form 8K filed with the SEC and subsequent announcements by both Facebook and WhatsApp. Facebook will pay $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in Facebook stock for the messaging company. An additional $3 billion in restricted stock units will be granted to WhatsApp’s founders and employees. These shares will vest over four years after the close of the deal. 

WhatsApp updated iOS 7-inspired design, new broadcast messaging lists

WhatsApp updated iOS 7-inspired design, new broadcast messaging lists

WhatsApp users have been patiently waiting for the app’s iOS 7 update to land in the App Store. The wait was worth it as the update landed today and brought with it a host of new changes including an all new design.