While sending images and video on WhatsApp is a highly convenient way of transferring images and videos to friends and family, it is well known that the quality of the image suffers due to compression. In the latest version of WhatsApp beta v188.8.131.52 for Android, they are now testing three new quality settings when sending images.
Back in 2018, WhatsApp started rolling out WhatsApp Payments in Beta and has been gradually rolling it out for all users in India. Today, the company has appointed the ex-Amazon Pay India Director to lead the WhatsApp Pay business in India. Continue reading “Ex-Amazon Pay India Director Manesh Mahatme appointed as Head of WhatsApp Pay in India”
WhatsApp has been testing an option to use the service in multiple devices at the same time since 2019. WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an interview with WABetaInfo have confirmed that the multi device support will be rolled out in a public beta within two months. However, there will be a limit, so you only connect up to 4 linked devices. WhatsApp on iPad might also be support using multi-device option.
Continue reading “WhatsApp confirms Multi Device support in next 2 months, will support up to 4 devices at a time”
WhatsApp is introducing three new updates for their Business customers. Businesses can now quickly set up their WhatsApp for Business accounts, have more options when sending automated messages to their customers and can also set up more quick replies for their customers.
WhatsApp earlier today filed a lawsuit against the Government of India, seeking to block the regulations saying that traceability of messages would break end-to-end encryption. In reply, the IT ministry said that the Government of India recognises that ‘Right to Privacy’ is a fundamental right and has no intention to violate it when WhatsApp is required to disclose the origin of a particular message. Continue reading “New regulation won’t affect normal functioning of WhatsApp, refusal to comply a clear act of defiance: IT ministry”
As the new IT regulations will go into effect today, May 25th, 2021, various social media platforms in India have announced compliance with the new rules, or they are still in the process of becoming compliant. While some of these rules are reasonable to implement, some are not, and in response WhatsApp has now filed a lawsuit against the Government of India, seeking to block the regulations.
WhatsApp was recently discovered to be developing a feature where users can transfer their chats between Android and iOS smartphones. The company is now reportedly expanding upon that feature by allowing the transfer of chats between phone numbers too.
While Stickers are a great way to express yourself in WhatsApp, finding the right sticker at the right moment can sometimes prove to be difficult. To solve, the developers of WhatsApp are reportedly working on a feature that will allow users to quickly search for a Sticker right from the text box.
In WhatsApp, Stickers are a fun way to express yourself in creative ways with your friends and family. The instant messaging app is now introducing an easier way to add new sticker packs, with a feature called Deep Links. Along with this, WhatsApp also released a new ‘Vaccines for All’ sticker pack to let users express their many feelings about the COVID-19 vaccine.