Facebook has chosen London as the hub for WhatsApp payments

  Facebook has chosen London as the centre for a push into payments on its WhatsApp messaging service monetising fast-growing platform. The App which has 1.5bn users globally, will expand its workforce by a quarter  and hiring of over 100 people with most additional staff  will be in London and Dublin. Facebook said it chose…

WhatsApp working on fingerprint authentication for protecting chats

  Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working on a fingerprint authentication feature to protect its users’ chats from being seen by others. “After working to implement Face ID and Touch ID features on iOS, WhatsApp has finally started to work on the authentication feature on Android, using your fingerprint, the feature will be available within the app…

WhatsApp created by accident

Kiev-born, Jan Koum, a Ukrainian-American internet inventor, computer programmer and  WhatsApp co-founder revealed he got the WhatsApp’s idea purely by accident after missing calls at Gym, he conceived the idea of creating the messaging app after being annoyed. He wanted to create an app that could communicate to people whether he was free or not.…

If you are using older operating systems Whatsapp will stop working.

WhatsApp owned by Facebook, will stop working on several platforms from December 31, 2017, including BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older platforms according the spokesperson. “We will no longer actively develop for these platforms, and some features may stop functioning at any time”, as these platforms don’t offer the kind of capabilities…

WhatsApp to launch digital payments in India

WhatsApp is entering India’s booming digital payments industry, after the demonetization in India and setting up a clash between the Facebook-owned mobile messaging app and Pay TM, the payment startup by Alibaba. WhatsApp’s website under the heading ” Digital transactions lead, India” announces the forthcoming digital payment service, collaborating with the banks and developing global support.…

WhatsApp clocks up 1billion users

WhatsApp owned by Facebook reaches one billion users from across the world. Recently WhatsApp rolled out video calling feature for Android, iOS and Window users. Android and iOS users need to update WhatsApp from Google play or iStore to use the video calling feature on their mobile platforms. Video streaming feature being incorporated in WhatsApp so…

Blocked Whatsapp unblocked in Brazil

Federal Supreme Court in Brazil overturns judge’s order to mobile phone companies to block access after owner Facebook refused to intercept texts  for police enquiry. Judge’s earlier ruling ordering mobile phone companies to indefinitely block access to Facebook’s WhatsApp – the third such block in the last eight months. WhatsApp is popular phone messaging app…