• 04:54 Nov 20, 2019

WhatsApp

Beware! WhatsApp can be hacked using a specially-crafted MP4 file

Beware! WhatsApp can be hacked using a specially-crafted MP4 file

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 18 Nov, 2019

Once a user downloaded an MP4 file on WhatsApp Messenger, hackers could easily execute a snooping attack.

How to use Catalog feature on WhatsApp Business?

How to use Catalog feature on WhatsApp Business?

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 08 Nov, 2019

Catalog feature on WhatsApp Business application will allow small business to showcase and share their goods to their customers through the application.

WhatsApp to soon allow users to stream Netflix videos within the app

WhatsApp to soon allow users to stream Netflix videos within the app

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 04 Nov, 2019

The feature will be made available to the iOS users, though there is no information when it will be introduced for Android.

WhatsApp finally gets fingerprint lock feature via stable version

WhatsApp finally gets fingerprint lock feature via stable version

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 01 Nov, 2019

Interestingly, iOS users are enjoying both the TouchID and FaceID biometric authentication since February this year.

WhatsApp testing self-destructing messages feature

WhatsApp testing self-destructing messages feature

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 01 Oct, 2019

WhatsApp is working on bringing disappearing messages to its platform, to send sensitive information to someone with the assurance that it won’t be accessible permanently.

WhatsApp failed to block misinformation during elections in India

WhatsApp failed to block misinformation during elections in India

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 30 Sep, 2019

WhatsApp failed to block misinformation and its spreading across chat groups during the elections in India.

WhatsApp status can now be shared directly on Facebook

WhatsApp status can now be shared directly on Facebook

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 23 Sep, 2019

WhatsApp has silently started rolling out the sharing to Facebook feature on WhatsApp for Android version 2.19.258 or higher as well as on iOS.

WhatsApp Payments to launch by the end of the year: Report

WhatsApp Payments to launch by the end of the year: Report

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

The company has faced many hurdles in the past, however, it seems that the company is planning to launch its payments service in the country by the end of this year.

WhatsApp finally brings Fingerprint locking through beta update

WhatsApp finally brings Fingerprint locking through beta update

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 13 Aug, 2019

The new Fingerprint Lock feature will be displayed inside WhatsApp > Settings > Account > Privacy. This will allow users to lock their chats and messages allowing them to be opened by registering their fingerprint on the phone.

WhatsApp said to be working on Boomerang-like video feature

WhatsApp said to be working on Boomerang-like video feature

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 09 Aug, 2019

The company is reported to be developing a Boomerang feature that will allow users to loop a video.

WhatsApp introduces Frequently Forward message label in India

WhatsApp introduces Frequently Forward message label in India

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 03 Aug, 2019

The messaging service has rolled out Frequently Forward message label in India.

Scam Alert: No, WhatsApp isn’t giving you 1,000GB free data

Scam Alert: No, WhatsApp isn’t giving you 1,000GB free data

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 31 Jul, 2019

A message is making the rounds on WhatsApp claiming to offer 1,000GB of data for free as part of WhatsApp’s tenth anniversary. Researchers have verified that this offer is false and is nothing more than a scam. Unsurprisingly, the message doesn’t come from WhatsApp neither is the 1,000GB data offer any real.

WhatsApp lands on KaiOS-running feature phones

WhatsApp lands on KaiOS-running feature phones

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 23 Jul, 2019

The KaiOS version of WhatsApp comes with end-to-end encryption like on Android and iOS and also supports messaging and calling services. The app can be download from the KaiStore on devices running KaiOS with 256MB or 512MB of RAM. WhatsApp is now available for a total of seven feature phones running KaiOS.

WhatsApp reported to add a ‘QR Code shortcut’ for scanning and sharing QR Codes

WhatsApp reported to add a ‘QR Code shortcut’ for scanning and sharing QR Codes

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 03 Jul, 2019

The company is planning to add a QR Code Shortcut on its application.

WhatsApp will soon roll out PIP mode 2.0, better multimedia sharing

WhatsApp will soon roll out PIP mode 2.0, better multimedia sharing

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 24 Jun, 2019

WhatsApp is working on a new picture-in-picture (PIP) mode which would no longer stop a video from playing whenever the user switched an application. Another new WhatsApp feature is improved multimedia sharing which will help users avoid accidentally sending media to the wrong contact.