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WhatsApp explains what happens if you don’t bend to its will by May 15
WhatsApp drew intense backlash earlier this year after updating its privacy policy…
WhatsApp will show a banner asking users to read and accept its new policies
WhatsApp will soon show a banner atop the chats, asking users to read the new privacy policies and accept them before they go live on May 15.
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WhatsApp’s multi-device support inches closer to launch with Log Out feature
The new feature hints that WhatsApp’s multi-device support is inching closer to its official launch.
Whatsapp biometric
WhatsApp Web and desktop app add biometric support as an extra layer of security
WhatsApp assures that it can’t access users’ face or fingerprint, and that all biometric data is stored locally on the connected phone.
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WhatsApp delays controversial privacy update that triggered a user exodus until May
WhatsApp says its new privacy policy will now go into effect on May 15, giving users more time to understand them and end confusion.
WhatsApp is working on a “Read Later” feature
Read Later feature will be at the same position as Archived Chats.
WhatsApp says it can’t see your shared location; its privacy policy says otherwise
WhatsApp has been under pressure recently. This is because it updated its…
WhatsApp’s multi-device support feature gets closer to reality
WhatsApp beta for Android includes a reference that suggests public testing of multi-device support.
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WhatsApp now shares data with FB companies: Accept the changes or lose access
The new WhatsApp privacy policy and terms of service provides information on how the app collects and handles user data.
WhatsApp Web and Desktop client receive voice and video calls feature in beta
When you get a call on WhatsApp while using the web client, a pop-up window appears with options for receiving and rejecting the call.
FTC sues Facebook over monopolistic conduct, seeks to undo WhatsApp and Instagram deals
Facebook claims that the US FTC lawsuit disregards settled law or the consequences by claiming it got it wrong and seeking a do-over.
WhatsApp cart
WhatsApp adds cart to make shopping on the app easier
After editing your cart, you can send it to the seller as a WhatsApp message.
WhatsApp Payment service
WhatsApp launches its payment service in India
The WhatsApp payment service is being rolled out in ten Indian regional languages.
WhatsApp disappearing messages
WhatsApp’s Disappearing Messages feature to roll out this month
When the WhatsApp disappearing message is turned on, new messages sent to a chat will disappear after seven days.
WhatsApp is adding a way to clean up GIF and photo spam, and I couldn’t be happier
It can be accessed by going to Settings > Storage and data > Manage storage.
You can now mute chats forever on WhatsApp
WhatsApp is reportedly working on a slew of new features.
WhatsApp face unlock
WhatsApp might add face unlock support for Android
Once the feature rolls out, the “fingerprint lock” settings will be renamed to the more general “biometric lock”.
WhatsApp users can shop directly from chats now
Facebook has been making a big push to expand its shopping features across its suite of apps.
WhatsApp could soon allow you to make voice and video calls using its web client
When you get a call on WhatsApp while using the web client, a pop-up window appears with options for receiving and rejecting the call.
WhatsApp now lets you mute a contact or group forever. Hallelujah!
WhatsApp’s new ‘Always’ mute feature is now live on v2.20.201.9 and v2.20.201.10 beta builds, and might soon be released via stable channel.
WhatsApp could soon allow you to sync chats between iOS and Android
WhatsApp is working to let you use the same account on four different devices.
WhatsApp adds a search tool to let users check if a forwarded message is fake news
WhatsApp says that the content of a forwarded message is uploaded directly on the browser and the company doesn’t see its content.