WhatsApp is tipped to add a new feature to its iPhone app that will let you edit and revoke sent messages. The upcoming feature is said to be disabled by default for WhatsApp for iPhone beta app users though we can expect it to be available soon. Another tipped feature is the ability to preview shared archive files, such as ZIP and RAR files.
Prefer video calls over voice? Is WhatsApp your favorite way to keep in touch? Then we've got good news for you.
The billion-user chat app is pushing video calls live in its Android app, as spotted by Android Police.
There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to the roll out - some users are getting it in recent beta versions while others aren't. Updating the app doesn't manifest the video chat function, and if the person on the other end doesn't have it enabled, they'll just see a voice call.
After introducing it on Android, WhatsApp has brought along the ability to draw, add text, and emojis on top of photos and videos to the iPhone app as well . The update also brings another new feature called 'Group Invite Link' that allows the admin to invite people simply by sharing a unique link with them.
When Facebook purchased WhatsApp for $16 billion (about £9.5b/AU$17.7b) back in 2014, it was inevitable that the two services would begin sharing some of your personal data. Today, that inevitability is finally coming to pass.
WhatsApp has started notifying Symbian users that the app will stop working on the platform on December 31. The Facebook-owned messaging app earlier this year had announced that it will drop support for several mobile operating systems from 2017, including Nokia's dated Symbian.
The Iranian government has given apps with data on Iranian users a year to move that data onto Iran-based servers, Reuters has reported. The move is a bid to keep closer tabs on conversations being conducted by Iranian citizens and crack down on the sharing of what the government considers "immoral content."
WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service that claims a billion users, haslaunched desktop clients for Mac and Windows. The release comes about 15 months after WhatsApp released its first web app.
WhatsApp has been working on adding various features to its messaging service. Earlier, WhatsApp was rumoured to add call back, voicemail, and zip file sharing support to the service. Now, a latest leak tips that the company is planning to add video calls alongside other features.