Facebook is fighting to keep WhatsApp users from migrating to Signal
Facebook and Signal are squabbling over Instagram ads that target the social media giant over privacy, but there’s a lot more to the feud.
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WhatsApp starts testing chat history migration for Android devices
WhatsApp beta for Android 2.21.9.7 update’s screenshot says that the messaging app is working on a way to import chat history.
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WhatsApp Business owners can now manage catalogs via the web and desktop clients
The catalog feature was introduced by WhatsApp back in late 2019, and WhatsApp says more than 8 million business catalogs are now present on its platform.
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At last, WhatsApp starts testing chat history migration between Android and iOS
WhatsApp will reportedly enable chat history migration between Android and iOS once the upcoming multi-device support tool is released.
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Finally! WhatsApp is working on encrypting iCloud and Drive backups
The feature could be rolled out soon.
Voice and video calls WhatsApp Web
You can now voice and video call via WhatsApp’s desktop app
It will be expanded to include group voice and video calls in the future.
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WhatsApp tests self-destructing photos to safeguard your privacy. Ironic, ain’t it?
WhatsApp is reportedly planning to bring this feature for both its Android and iOS apps, but there is not word when it’ll be released widely.
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WhatsApp now lets you mute videos before sharing them
WhatsApp was spotted testing a new trick earlier this month that would…
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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…
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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.
10 Ways Delta Chat is Better than WhatsApp, Signal, and Telegram
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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.
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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.
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WhatsApp is working on a “Read Later” feature
Read Later feature will be at the same position as Archived Chats.
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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…
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WhatsApp’s multi-device support feature gets closer to reality
WhatsApp 2.21.1.1 beta for Android includes a reference that suggests public testing of multi-device support.
Pocketnow Daily: iPhone 13 Display Leaks: FINALLY Catching Up? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the display in the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup, Samsung Galaxy S21 rumors, and more.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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WhatsApp launches its payment service in India
The WhatsApp payment service is being rolled out in ten Indian regional languages.
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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.