WhatsApp is testing a new feature that, if launched publicly, will make it easier for users to transfer their chat archives and other content between iOS and Android devices.
You'll soon be able to choose between different playback speeds for your voice messages in WhatsApp for iPhone, a boon for those who want to speed up long voice messages.
Your WhatsApp chats saved in iCloud could be read and shared with authorities when lawfully requested. That might change soon as the Facebook-owned messaging service has been working on a new privacy feature that would protect these iCloud backups with encryption.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is rolling out voice and video calls in its desktop app, completing the experience for customers who can now use encrypted calling on both mobile and desktop.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is taking another page from Snapchat and other apps with a new privacy feature in testing that lets you set a self-destruct timer for image attachments.
The encrypted messaging app Telegram has rolled out a tool for importing your WhatsApp chat history on iOS. It's available in version 7.4 update, which is now live in the App Store.
WhatsApp is rolling out biometric authentication on iOS and Android for logging in on desktop and the web. The Facebook-owned firm announced the new feature on Twitter this morning.
WhatsApp's surprised users by announcing deep data-sharing integration with Facebook with no opt-out whatsoever, and now the move has attracted regulatory scrutiny in Turkey.