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WhatsApp shows why the FBI’s fight against encryption is doomed

April 5th at 4:00 PM

WhatsApp shows why the FBI’s fight against encryption is doomed

The FBI took on Apple and lost, but it’s still looking for ways to persuade tech companies to give it back doors to encrypted devices. However, the extra attention the encryption debate received in the past few weeks won’t work in the FBI’s favor. The most recent service to announce end-to-end encryption is WhatsApp, Facebook’s most popular messaging app. More →

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WhatsApp Tips Tricks Hacks

15 WhatsApp tips, tricks and hacks to help you text like a pro

February 5th at 6:35 PM

15 WhatsApp tips, tricks and hacks to help you text like a pro

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that its WhatsApp messenger app now has more than one billion users, an impressive number considering that Facebook Messenger has less than that (over 800 million).

WhatsApp works on all the popular platforms out there, including iPhone, Android and the web, and the app has recently become freeware, as Facebook lifted the previous subscription fee.

While some users may have intimate knowledge of the way WhatsApp works, others might be new to the chat app. If you’re one of them, the following 15 tips and tricks should come in handy.

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Gmail WhatsApp Billion Users

Gmail and WhatsApp each have more than 1 billion active monthly users

February 2nd at 6:50 AM

Gmail and WhatsApp each have more than 1 billion active monthly users

Not many companies can brag with such successful apps, but Google and Facebook are no ordinary online services providers. Both Gmail and WhatsApp have more than one billion users each, meaning that one person in seven uses one of the two services. More →

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WhatsApp users need to know about these 2 key threats

January 8th at 8:00 PM

WhatsApp users need to know about these 2 key threats

More than 900 million people use WhatsApp on a regular basis, making the Facebook-owned app one of the most popular communication tools out there. WhatsApp offers encrypted instant messaging, voice calls and file transfers, making it a must-have app for many smartphone users. The app is available for a plethora of mobile operating systems, including computers, though it needs to be installed first on a smartphone.

Considering its massive popularity, it’s no surprise to hear that hackers are targeting WhatsApp users with specially crafted malware. On top of that, a serious bug might be used by some people to crash certain WhatsApp chats. More →

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WhatsApp Video Calling

Leak reveals the next major feature coming to WhatsApp

December 23rd at 6:45 PM

Leak reveals the next major feature coming to WhatsApp

Facebook’s $22 billion WhatsApp deal bought it the most popular messaging app in the world, and the service has continued to grow since the record-setting deal took place. Beyond adding users, WhatsApp has added a variety of new features to further enhance the user experience and to more firmly lock users into the app’s ecosystem.

Now, according to a recent leak, it looks like WhatsApp is getting ready to add a major new feature that could take a huge bite out of some of the app’s top rivals. More →

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WhatsApp Android Google Drive Private Backup

WhatsApp for Android has a great new feature to help you save memories forever

October 7th at 2:00 PM

WhatsApp for Android has a great new feature to help you save memories forever

Hundreds of millions of people around the world use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and loved ones. Now they’ll have a way to save their favorite memories using the app forever thanks to new integration with Google Drive. More →

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One WhatsApp feature Android received months ago is finally available on iPhone

August 20th at 6:50 AM

One WhatsApp feature Android received months ago is finally available on iPhone

While iPhone is usually the first device many developers think when creating their apps, that doesn’t always happen. Such is the case with WhatsApp, a popular messaging app purchased by Facebook for a lot of money not too long ago, which is finally rolling out a feature many WhatsApp users might be anxiously waiting for – you know, the ones using iPhones, as the feature has been available on Android for months. More →

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Google Now WhatsApp Viber Text Voice

Every WhatsApp and Viber user is going to love Google’s latest Google Now feature

July 29th at 7:15 PM

Every WhatsApp and Viber user is going to love Google’s latest Google Now feature

If you happen to love Google Now and spend plenty of time on your smartphone texting, you should know that Google is rolling out a brand new feature that will let you send messages to friends using other Android apps than Google’s Hangouts. More →

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iPhone Siri Whatsapp Spying Bug

Video: How iPhone thieves can use Siri to steal your Whatsapp account

June 2nd at 1:19 PM

Video: How iPhone thieves can use Siri to steal your Whatsapp account

One iPhone user has discovered that a Siri feature might be used by thieves, or anyone who has access to your iPhone, to steal your WhatsApp account. What’s even more troubling is that the vulnerability will also allow anyone to enable your WhatsApp account on another device. More →

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WhatsApp’s latest iOS update finally delivers free voice calling

April 21st at 5:30 PM

WhatsApp’s latest iOS update finally delivers free voice calling

If you’re an iPhone owner and you’ve been looking for a reason to download WhatsApp, I have good news for you. As of the latest update, voice calling has been added to the iOS version of the app, which means that you can now call friends and family anywhere in the world for free as long as you have an Internet connection. More →

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