New WhatsApp feature that allows users to hide their numbers being developed: all details here

WhatsApp Communities is a new feature that WhatsApp is currently building. it will be more like a ‘hub of groups’ wherein everyone will have an option of running their own community with various groups, thus having diversity. This feature will help in organising multiple groups in a better way.  WhatsApp explained how it is open … Read more

WhatsApp may soon add new ‘login approval’ prompt feature on Android and iOS | 91mobiles.com

How could the new WhatsApp feature work? According to a screenshot shared by WABetaInfo, the prompt would include information such as the user attempting to login to the app, the time of the login attempt, and the name of the device from which the login attempt was made. The feature may help you identify if … Read more

Now book an Uber via WhatsApp in Delhi-NCR: here’s how to do it

Highlights Delhi-NCR Uber riders will no longer require the Uber app to book rides and can manage everything via WhatsApp The feature’s first test phase took place in Lucknow in 2021 It caters to the needs of both English and Hindi-speaking users and can be used in either language Uber and Meta-owned WhatsApp have announced … Read more

WhatsApp new feature will enable ‘group admin’ to delete messages for everyone | 91mobiles.com

Meta’s very own instant messaging app WhatsApp is preparing to release a new feature that will enable the ‘group admin’ to delete any message for everyone. According to WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo, once an admin deletes a message, the other users will see the ‘This was deleted by an admin’ text. It means that other people … Read more

Yahoo, Paypal Blocked in Indonesia Over Failure to Comply With License Rules

Indonesia has blocked search engine website Yahoo, payments firm Paypal, and several gaming websites due to failure to comply with licensing rules, an official said on Saturday, sparking a backlash on social media. Registration is required under rules released in late November 2020 and will give authorities broad powers to compel platforms to disclose data … Read more

WhatsApp new features: Store disappearing chats, view past group members in development

WhatsApp to introduce a new disappearing messages feature According to new reports from WABetaInfo, the instant messaging platform could soon allow its users to keep messages even after expiration. Disappearing messages can not be star marked but will be allowed to be ‘kept’. These messages that will be kept can later be accessed in a … Read more

WhatsApp disappearing messages timer to extend to old chats also, feature in beta

How the WhatsApp vanishing message timer is applied It’s not entirely clear as to why would you want old chats to be automatically erased – since users already have the ability to delete older conversations at will. It could have selective application in removing older conversations, to ensure that in case of a spyware attack … Read more

WhatsApp could allow you to link another smartphone to your account soon | 91mobiles.com

WhatsApp companion devices support WABetaInfo has spotted a feature that will allow users to link multiple smartphones to their WhatsApp account and automatically sync the chat history on the companion device. The latest WhatsApp beta for Android, version 2.22.15.13, has been revealed to contain evidence of this functionality. The feature is under testing in beta … Read more

New WhatsApp feature under testing: Hide ‘online’ status on WhatsApp

WhatsApp online status hiding feature According to WABetaInfo’s report, many users have asked to be able to hide their online status over time. People might want to use WhatsApp in stealth mode for various reasons, including the desire to avoid being bothered by other users or the feeling of being stalked. ‘We know a lot … Read more

WhatsApp banned over 1.9 million Indian accounts in May 2022, here’s why

In its latest report, WhatsApp said that its abuse detection operates at three stages of an account’s lifestyle – at registration, during messaging, and in response to negative feedback. The latter comes in the form of user reports and blocks. WhatsApp has a team of analysts that inspect these three stages to help improve effectiveness … Read more