WhatsApp to End Support for iOS 10 and iOS 11, Require iPhone 5S or Later to Work

WhatsApp is set to end support for iOS 10 and iOS 11 versions of Apple’s mobile operating system, requiring all users to be running at least iOS 12 after October 24, 2022. That means iOS 10 and iOS 11 users – who will mainly be iPhone 5 and ‌iPhone‌ 5C owners – will no longer […]

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WhatsApp s’ouvre aux entreprises du monde entier grâce à un nouvel API basé sur le cloud

WhatsApp, propriété de Meta, propose désormais un nouvel API basé sur le cloud pour permettre aux entreprises d’adopter l’application de messagerie et de l’utiliser pour communiquer avec ses clients. < p align=”center”> Image : WhatsApp. Pour optimiser l’expérience commerciale, il faut « aller à la rencontre du public là où il est déjà », défend Mark Zuckerberg, PDG […]

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You can soon exit unwanted WhatsApp groups silently

WhatsApp has been focusing on making group chats better. Last month, the Facebook-owned instant messaging platform launched a feature called Communities, where people could add various groups with similar interests under one umbrella. The company revealed that it would soon roll out a feature where people can silently leave groups. Today, we have our first […]

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WhatsApp to Let Users Leave Group Chats ‘Silently’ and View Rich Link Previews in Status Updates

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will allow users to “silently” leave group chats hosted by the messaging platform instead of all members of the group being notified when they do. As it stands, when someone leaves a group chat, WhatsApp announces their exit to the entire group, making the act of leaving […]

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WhatsApp may soon make status updates more useful

WhatsApp recently added message reactions and 2GB file-sharing capabilities to its app. Now, a new report shows that the world’s most popular instant messaging app is currently testing the ability to share rich link previews through text status updates.  Currently, when you share a webpage link via your WhatsApp status, the preview isn’t rich and only shows […]

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WhatsApp starts rolling out message reactions to its users

The message reactions feature announced last month by WhatsApp is now rolling out to its users. It works similarly to how Facebook’s reactions work – you long-press on a WhatsApp message and select the emoji you want to react with. Right now, you get to choose from six emojis – shown by Meta CEO Mark […]

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WhatsApp agrandit le partage des fichiers et les groupes de discussions

Image : WhatsApp. WhatsApp, la plateforme de messagerie appartenant à Meta, a annoncé de nouvelles fonctionnalités dans la lignée de l’annonce faite le mois dernier à ses communautés. Parmi elles, une plus grande capacité pour les partages de fichiers, plus d’emojis pour réagir aux messages et des groupes de discussion plus grands. publicité Faciliter la communication […]

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WhatsApp now has a solution for emoji overload in chats

WhatsApp, the world’s biggest instant messaging app, rolls out features extremely slowly. Telegram is almost always faster. Today, WhatsApp has announced that it is rolling out message reactions to its app. It will reduce emoji overload in chat threads. The message reactions feature lets users respond to messages using emojis, and those emojis are shown […]

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WhatsApp Rolls Out Message Reactions, Bigger File Size Limit, New Max Group Size

WhatsApp has announced it is rolling out multiple new features today that have undergone long testing periods, including emoji reactions, bigger file transfers, and larger groups. WhatsApp has been working on message reactions – or “Tapbacks” in Apple Messages parlance – for some time, with evidence of their development first coming to light last summer. […]

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Le régulateur allemand s’attaque à Meta avec de nouvelles règles antitrust

Meta a été classée par l’Office fédéral allemand de lutte contre les cartels (BKartA), l’autorité de concurrence nationale, comme une entreprise « d’importance primordiale pour la concurrence ». Cette qualification donne au régulateur une plus grande marge de manœuvre pour limiter le pouvoir de marché du géant numérique. En vertu d’une nouvelle disposition de la loi allemande […]

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WhatsApp introduces Communities for bringing common groups together

WhatsApp today announced its plans to introduce Communities, a feature for grouping together similar interest groups. A Community is essentially a collection of groups. Users can create a Community by adding groups featuring a similar theme. Community admins can then manage the groups within and send messages to all groups at once. This way individual […]

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WhatsApp Revamps Groups With New Features Like Emoji Reactions, Adds Communities Option

Popular Meta-owned messaging app WhatsApp today announced the launch of a new “Communities” feature, which is designed to allow people to bring together separate groups under a single umbrella. WhatsApp says that this will give people a way to receive updates that are sent to an entire community, and then organize smaller discussion groups on […]

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WhatsApp Stops Auto-Saving Media From Disappearing Messages on iPhone

WhatsApp is changing the way the platform handles media sent over chats with disappearing messages enabled, reports WABetaInfo. Going forward, WhatsApp will no longer automatically save images and other visual media to your iPhone’s Photos library if they appear within a chat thread that has disappearing messages turned on. The “Save to Camera Roll” option […]

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New WhatsApp update adds extra layer of privacy to chats

The latest WhatsApp update for Android and iOS adds another layer of privacy for disappearing chats. Media sent in chats with disappearing messages enabled will not be saved on the phone’s gallery by default (via WABetainfo). Essentially, anyone trying to view media contained in a disappearing chat outside of WhatsApp will be unable to do […]

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Archived chats are rolling out to the WhatsApp beta for Windows

For those of you who’ve been following the WhatsApp beta UWP release’s progress, get ready for another milestone: Archived chats and their associated functionalities are rolling out now, so long as you’re on WhatsApp beta for Windows 2.2213.3.0. The update was spotted by WABetaInfo, the site keeping tabs on all things WhatsApp beta-related. It’s not […]

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Apps possibly sending data to US intelligence authorities could be on your Galaxy phone

A number of Android apps got removed from the Google Play Store recently after researchers have discovered that the apps contained data-harvesting code obtained from a company based in Panama called Measurement Systems. Researchers have found that the latter collaborates with United States security agencies, and it’s also using a subsidiary company called Packet Forensics LLC […]

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Meta fait l’impasse sur sa conférence F8 pour se concentrer sur le metaverse

Meta (anciennement Facebook) a décidé de faire l’impasse sur sa désormais traditionnelle conférence annuelle F8 cette année, pour se concentrer sur d’autres projets en cours de développement, comme l’élaboration de son projet de metaverse. « Comme les années précédentes, nous faisons une brève pause dans la programmation et nous n’organiserons pas la conférence F8 en 2022 pendant […]

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WhatsApp Starts Rolling Out New Voice Message Interface and Features

Voice messages or “voice notes” are often the preferred form of communication on WhatsApp, with on average around 7 billion sent over the platform every day, and today WhatsApp has announced several new features to improve the experience of using them. The most notable change that recently came out of beta testing is out-of-chat playback, […]

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WhatsApp is improving voice messages with out of chat playback, pause/resume recording

Today WhatsApp has announced it’s working to bring some big improvements to the way it handles voice messages. If you’re wondering why the focus on voice messages, there’s an easy explanation, as the company revealed that a mind-boggling 7 billion of them are being sent every day on WhatsApp. Hence, later than many would’ve liked […]

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