• 17:06 May 26, 2019

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WhatsApp will never be secure: Telegram founder Pavel Durov

WhatsApp will never be secure: Telegram founder Pavel Durov

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 17 May, 2019

Durov says every time WhatsApp has to fix a critical vulnerability in their app, a new one seems to appear in its place. Durov stresses that WhatsApp, unlike Telegram, is not open source and that’s one of the reasons why security researchers find it hard to check for backdoors inside the platform.

WhatsApp call vulnerability allowed Israeli spyware to exploit your phone

WhatsApp call vulnerability allowed Israeli spyware to exploit your phone

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 14 May, 2019

The malicious code was transmitted by calling users on WhatsApp and the method even worked when the call was not answered. In several instances, the call would disappear from the call logs, which meant that there was a possibility that users never knew they received the call in the first place, let alone know that they had been targeted by spyware.

You can now control people adding you to WhatsApp groups

You can now control people adding you to WhatsApp groups

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 04 Apr, 2019

You can now stop people from adding you to any groups if they are not in your contact list.

WhatsApp launches ‘Checkpoint Tipline’ to intercept fake news

WhatsApp launches ‘Checkpoint Tipline’ to intercept fake news

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 02 Apr, 2019

WhatsApp users can report and submit what they think is misinformation to Checkpoint Tipline at +919643000888, directly on WhatsApp. Once a WhatsApp user shares a suspicious message with the tipline, PROTO's verification centre will seek to respond and inform the user if the claim made in a message shared is verified or not.

Facebook testing Forwarding Info and Frequently Forwarded features

Facebook testing Forwarding Info and Frequently Forwarded features

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 23 Mar, 2019

It seems to be an attempt by Whatsapp to combat the menace of fake news which has led to a lot of problem in the recent past

WhatsApp will soon bring Group Invitation and Advance search on Android, iOS

WhatsApp will soon bring Group Invitation and Advance search on Android, iOS

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 27 Feb, 2019

The ‘Advanced Search’ mode is expected to come to all users and will bring enhanced search tools which will not init suggest you relevant texts when searched upon but also search the same across the media shared through WhatsApp. Additionally, for Android users, WhatsApp will soon be adding a Group invitation feature.

WhatsApp bug jeopardises Face ID, Touch ID-based app authentication

WhatsApp bug jeopardises Face ID, Touch ID-based app authentication

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 20 Feb, 2019

WhatsApp’s new privacy lock screen can be bypassed within a few steps. The bug is associated with iOS’ sharing menu which allows users to share content via WhatsApp. In order to get through to the main chat screen without FaceID or TouchID verification, the user clicked on the WhatsApp icon inside the iOS Share Sheet.

WhatsApp Plus: What are the Plus and Minus of this application?

WhatsApp Plus: What are the Plus and Minus of this application?

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 16 Feb, 2019

Let's talk about WhatsApp Plus, how to download, what all it offers and more.

WhatsApp for Android revamps Settings page with new icons, clearer data graphs

WhatsApp for Android revamps Settings page with new icons, clearer data graphs

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 13 Feb, 2019

The latest features come as part of a beta update to WhatsApp and shifts the build number of the WhatsApp Beta app to version v2.19.45. This means the same features will soon come to WhatsApp users using the stable version of the messaging app.

Apple iPhone users can now unlock WhatsApp through Touch ID, Face ID

Apple iPhone users can now unlock WhatsApp through Touch ID, Face ID

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 04 Feb, 2019

WhatsApp has released version 2.19.20 of its chat messaging app on iOS. As a means to improve security and prevent others from using your WhatsApp account on your phone, WhatsApp has added a screen lock to the app, allowing authentication of the platform through Face ID or Touch ID.

WhatsApp Web introduces Picture-in-Picture mode

WhatsApp Web introduces Picture-in-Picture mode

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 24 Dec, 2018

Users can go to WhatsApp Web > Settings > Help to check for the latest version.

WhatsApp is finally rolling out Picture-in-Picture mode on all Android phones

WhatsApp is finally rolling out Picture-in-Picture mode on all Android phones

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 17 Dec, 2018

The new feature enables users to watch videos in a floating window while using the app’s other chat features simultaneously. Users can now open video links from Facebook, YouTube and Instagram directly on their WhatsApp screen. PiP mode will be ported to all Android devices running the version 2.18.380 of WhatsApp.

WhatsApp to soon bring Add Contact and QR code for contact sharing

WhatsApp to soon bring Add Contact and QR code for contact sharing

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 14 Nov, 2018

The features are still under testing and cannot be accessed by Android and iOS users.

WhatsApp is rolling out Stickers, Swipe-to-reply, testing PiP mode on Android

WhatsApp is rolling out Stickers, Swipe-to-reply, testing PiP mode on Android

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 26 Oct, 2018

WhatsApp is launching sticker packs created by their own designers and a selection of stickers from other artists. Developers can build sticker apps that add stickers to WhatsApp on Android or iOS and then publish their sticker app like any other app to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

WhatsApp to introduce Silent and Vacation Modes, Linked accounts

WhatsApp to introduce Silent and Vacation Modes, Linked accounts

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 18 Oct, 2018

The company is reportedly working on introducing silent and vacation modes and linked accounts feature.