WhatsApp Stories November 28

Elon Musk recently hinted that Twitter encrypted DMs were on the way, using full end-to-end encryption – and code spotted in the iOS app suggests that it will use the same E2E encryption standard as Signal.

Plans for E2E encryption of Twitter direct messages date back to at least 2018, and it appears that the company has resuscitated code written back then …

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WhatsApp Stories October 21

Security researchers have found a surprising method for exposing location data in otherwise secure messaging apps WhatsApp, Signal, and Threema.

While the method sounds imprecise, tests showed that it provided greater than 80% reliability …

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WhatsApp Stories October 4

WhatsApp last year introduced a new option called “View Once” to let users send photos and videos that disappear after they’re opened, similar to what you can do in apps like Snapchat and Instagram. Now the platform wants to take that feature even further, this time blocking screenshots and screen recordings for “View Once” images and videos.

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WhatsApp Stories September 26

WhatsApp for iOS is adding an important feature to all users – the ability to share a link to start a call with a single tap. This function is a lot like the ability to share a link to start a FaceTime call with your friends first introduced with iOS 15.

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WhatsApp Stories August 24

WhatsApp for iOS is planning yet another nice feature that users will be able to take advantage of in the near future. The app wants to bring iMessage-like profile photos within group chats to make conversations more personal and, at the same time, so you know who you’re talking to.

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WhatsApp Stories August 22

WhatsApp for iOS will soon add two long-awaited features for its users – the ability to retrieve deleted messages and let group admin erase messages from a chat, just like Slack. Here’s what we know so far.

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WhatsApp Stories August 20

WhatsApp for iOS is always working on a handful of new features. Over this year, the app introduced Reactions, the ability to migrate the chat history from iOS to Android (and vice versa), and many more other features. But now, Mark Zuckerberg’s messenger app is planning to add a bit of a controversial feature: the ability to watch Status directly from WhatsApp’s chat list.

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WhatsApp Stories August 16

WhatsApp on Tuesday launched a completely new app for Windows users. This time, instead of using the old Electron technology (which is web-based), the app has been completely rebuilt using native Windows technologies, which should result in better performance overall.

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WhatsApp Stories August 8

While iMessage is getting the option to “unsend” messages for the first time with iOS 16 beta, WhatsApp already provides a similar feature. However, the Meta (Facebook)-owned messaging app is now releasing an update that will let users delete messages up to two days after they were sent.

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WhatsApp Stories July 23

For those who enjoy participating in WhatsApp groups, the app is working on a few new features. After expanding the capacity of participants available in a group, the app is currently developing a function that lets you quietly quit a group without all members being notified.

Now, WhatsApp is planning to bring yet another feature for groups – except that this one will let you search for past participants of the chat you are in.

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WhatsApp Stories July 20

It’s official. WhatsApp finally lets users transfer their entire chat history from Android to iOS and vice versa. After years of requests, beta testing, and limited smartphone model compatibility, the company is rolling out this feature to all users.

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WhatsApp Stories July 13

WhatsApp is coming to Meta and Ray-Ban’s Stories glasses

How would you like to send your WhatsApp messages hands-free? WhatsApp, the popular messaging platform, is now coming to Stories Glasses. With this integration, users can call, send end-to-end encrypted messages, and also hear messages, entirely hands-free.

WhatsApp Stories July 11

WhatsApp has reportedly been working on a new universal app for macOS and iPadOS since last year. Now it seems that this app is finally getting closer to an official launch as WhatsApp has just released a beta version of its new macOS app built on Catalyst technology.

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WhatsApp for iOS is finally rolling out Reactions 2.0. With that, users can now choose any emoji they would like to react to a message in a single or group chat. Here’s what you need to know about this new feature coming to the app.

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WhatsApp Stories July 2

WhatsApp for iOS is working on yet another long-requested feature from its users – the ability to hide the Online status from everyone. This function will come in a future update, and it’s already in development. Here’s a preview of this feature and what to expect from it.

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WhatsApp Stories June 18

A few weeks ago, WhatsApp released the ability to react to a message with six different emoji. This long-awaited feature is already getting some tweaks, as the app will soon display better this function when used on a shared photo album or group chat. Now, WhatsApp is readying an improved version of this feature by letting you react with any emoji available.

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WhatsApp Stories June 17

New privacy controls for profile photos and ‘Last Seen’ status come to WhatsApp for iOS

WhatsApp is releasing new privacy controls for Profile Photos, About sections, and “Last Seen” status, according to a company tweet. While the beta was out a couple months ago, the feature is now rolling out to all users.

WhatsApp Stories June 14

Switching from Android to iPhone becomes easier with WhatsApp’s ‘Move to iOS’ integration

It’s now easier than ever to keep your WhatsApp history when switching from Android to iOS. WhatsApp’s new beta adds a feature to help you move your conversations over as part of Apple’s Move to iOS app. Prior to this beta, users switching from Android to iPhone had to give up their WhatsApp conversation histories.

WhatsApp Stories June 4

WhatsApp for iOS will soon add another layer of protection when a user tries to login into an account for the first time. After people started being tricked into giving their verification code to criminals last year, WhatsApp is finally planning a way to stop this from happening.

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WhatsApp Stories June 1

Five years ago, WhatsApp released the ability to delete sent messages. While this feature is still pretty handy, it’s kind of weird when you incorrectly send a sticker or misspell a word and need to delete the message, correct it, and then send it again.

The problem here is that WhatsApp lets the other user know that you deleted a message. Now, a better solution is finally in the works.

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WhatsApp Stories May 28

Last month, WhatsApp released its long-awaited Reactions feature. With that, users could react with up to six emojis in any conversation, audio, photo, and more. Now, the app is planning to improve the function even more with a few tweaks.

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WhatsApp Stories May 22

WhatsApp is finally planning to drop support to a few more iOS devices soon, as the company will no longer work with iPhones running iOS 10 and iOS 11 starting later this year. Here’s what you need to know.

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WhatsApp Stories May 18

WhatsApp for iOS will soon get an interesting feature: the ability to leave groups silently. With the app now offering up to 512 people in a group chat, it’s only natural people don’t want to see when every member leaves the group. With that in mind, in a future update, users will be able to leave a group chat without other users noticing.

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WhatsApp Stories May 12

WhatsApp for iOS is testing chat filters for all users

Popular communications platform WhatsApp is testing chat filters for all users. Currently only available for business accounts, chat filtering offers a simple and quick way to find certain chats.

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