The Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging service is now testing end-to-end encryption for iCloud backups. The feature was designed to protect your chat archive while it's being uploaded to or downloaded from iCloud and stored on Apple's servers (at rest).
You can now hide your WhatsApp “Last Seen” status from specific contacts, in addition to the existing “Everyone,” “My Contacts” and “Nobody” options from earlier.
WhatsApp is launching WhatsApp Desktop and Web in beta capacity in order to gather user feedback before publicly rolling out its much-expected support for multiple devices.
WhatsApp at Samsung's 2021 Unpacked event formally announced a much-needed new feature allowing users to transfer their chat histories between Android handsets and iPhones.
WhatsApp's new View Once mode is now rolling out, bringing self-destructing photos and videos to all users. It follows a testing period since March 2021 when this ephemeral messaging feature appeared for a small number of users on iPhone and Android.
Nanogram, a new app from the creator of the FlickType swipe keyboard app for watchOS, lets you use Telegram on Apple Watch even when you don’t have your iPhone on you.
You can now join WhatsApp calls that are in progress, thanks to recent enhancements that also include sticker suggestions as well as the option to keep chats archived and muted.
Learn how to use WhatsApp's view-once mode on iPhone to send images and videos that automatically self-destruct after only being viewed once.
Coming in a future update, WhatsApp will let you send images and videos in their best quality.
WhatsApp makes switching platforms a pain— for instance, the ability to transfer WhatsApp chats and media from your Android phone to a new iPhone is unsupported. The good news is, WhatsApp transfer doesn't need to be difficult provided you have the right tool for the job.
Instagram is launching new features to prevent folks from sending you abusive direct messages (DM) and stop blocked users from contacting you from a new account.