• WhatsApp is about to stop working on MILLIONS of people’s phones

    WhatsApp is about to stop working on MILLIONS of people’s phones

    Whatapp users could be in for a shock later this year, after the instant messaging giant announced it will no longer be supported on a number of popular phones.

    The popular messaging service said that the use of mobile devices has evolved drastically since the app was launched.

    And the world’s most popular messaging app will also no longer work on BlackBerry devices, including BlackBerry 10.

    In a statement, WhatsApp said: “As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to […]

  • Facebook has stopped collecting WhatsApp user data in Europe

    Facebook has stopped collecting WhatsApp user data in Europe

    Facebook has stopped collecting WhatsApp user data across Europe, the Financial Times reports, bowing to pressure from privacy watchdogs across the continent.

    The shift in policy means that European users of the messaging app will no longer have information — including phone numbers — relayed to Facebook, but the social network says it may only be a temporary suspension while the laws are debated.

    “We hope to continue our detailed conversations with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office and other data protection officials,” […]

  • BlackBerry users get another WhatsApp lifeline

    BlackBerry users get another WhatsApp lifeline

    BlackBerry users in Nigeria and across the world will now not be able to use WhatsApp on their devices from June 30, 2017 instead of the earlier date of December 31, 2016.

    WhatsApp stated this on Wednesday when it updated its support page, adding that it would now end its support on the BlackBerry software platform mid next year.

    It stated that Blackberry users had “a bit more than seven more months to enjoy the social media app.”

    “We will soon be ending […]

  • WhatsApp is officially launching video call for users worldwide.

    WhatsApp is officially launching video call for users worldwide.

    WhatsApp wants to be international cross-platform FaceTime. Today Facebook-owned chat service WhatsApp is officially launching video calling for its over 1 billion users worldwide on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Its debut follows a series of reports from people who recently found the feature had been enabled in beta versions of WhatsApp on Android and on Windows Phone – an indication that a public debut was on the near horizon.

    To use the new feature, WhatsApp users can hit the call […]