WhatsApp, Skype and Viber Voice Calls Having Problems in India

WhatsApp, Skype and Viber Voice Calls Having Problems in India

The Indian users of WhatsApp, Viber and Skype are worried that in the near future they will be charged for making local calls over these applications, because the Telecoms and the Indian Government want to put Net Neutrality to an end. In case the suggestions of the government committee will be implemented, only instant messaging[…]

New WhatsApp setting saves bandwidth when making VOIP calls

New WhatsApp setting saves bandwidth when making VOIP calls

WhatsApp has added a feature in its Android and iOS apps to save bandwidth when using the VOIP call feature of the messaging app. The Low Data Usage setting adds additional compression to the data to reduce bandwidth usage. The feature hasn’t been added to the WhatsApp version available in Google’s Play Store. Users that want to[…]

WhatsApp to be Banned in the UK, Ban May Extend to US and Other Countries

WhatsApp to be Banned in the UK, Ban May Extend to US and Other Countries

WhatsApp is a global app that lets its users exchange more than just text messages. It is possible to use videos, photos and voice recordings to transmit your message. However, these messages are encrypted and this is something that the UK, U.S. and other major super power countries are not really happy with. In the[…]

No Decision Yet on Charging WhatsApp, Skype Calls: Telecom Minister

No Decision Yet on Charging WhatsApp, Skype Calls: Telecom Minister

Amid criticism of a DoT panel report suggesting ‘regulatory framework’ for Internet calls, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday said it is not the final view of the government and a “structured” decision will be taken only after looking into views of all stakeholders. The suggestions of the panel, if implemented, may lead to free[…]

Facebook Inc (FB) Traders Aren’t Pricing in WhatsApp or Messenger

Facebook Inc (FB) Traders Aren’t Pricing in WhatsApp or Messenger

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares have soared to all time highs this week, but those trading the stock still aren’t giving it its full value. That’s the line a new report from Deutsche Bank on the social network takes, and it’s one that was repeated in a report from Morgan Stanley on Wednesday morning. Ross Sandler[…]

DoT Targets WhatsApp, Skype; End of Free Voice Calls?

DoT Targets WhatsApp, Skype; End of Free Voice Calls?

The Department of Telecommunications’ (DoT) committe, which was set up to look into the net neutrality issue, has suggested that there is a need to set tariff and regulation on the free domestic voice calling services provided by messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Viber and Skype. The DoT Committee has released the full report on net neutrality,[…]

Uber of 'X' Is Now the WhatsApp of 'X'

Uber of ‘X’ Is Now the WhatsApp of ‘X’

Big investors, much like Hollywood magnates and AAA video game publishers, tend to follow fairly prevalent trends. This is why after one taxi-aggregator succeeds in the market, you quickly find a dozen funding announcements for taxi-aggregation startups. This is true both around the world, and in India. What’s more interesting is that the latest “big[…]

Shopping via WhatsApp goes viral ahead of Eid

Shopping via WhatsApp goes viral ahead of Eid

LUCKNOW: Struggling to find an authentic Pakistani long kurta with loose palazzos of her desired pattern and fabric before Eid, Hera Amjad was ecstatic when she found multiple options of the dress on a WhatsApp group. “After 30 days of hunting across the city’s markets, I found my dream dress. To my surprise, I found[…]

WhatsApp vs Telegram – Which Application Makes You Feel Protected?

WhatsApp vs Telegram – Which Application Makes You Feel Protected?

Before it became official, the internet was full of rumors about Zuckerberg wanting to buy WhatsApp, which finally happened in February 2014. This was a new era for this messaging application, which had 500 million active users at that time. One year later, WhatsApp surpassed 800 million active users and more people are joining everyday.[…]

It isn’t just about banning WhatsApp, a new UK bill could challenge user privacy

It isn’t just about banning WhatsApp, a new UK bill could challenge user privacy

If you run a Google search for the term “WhatsApp ban”, you will find a trail of queries about people asking why they’v been banned on WhatsApp and how they can be unbanned. But what if WhatsApp is banned altogether leaving users with no access to arguably the most popular messaging service. Yes, the newest reports[…]

How to install WhatsApp on iPad or Android tablet: use WhatsApp on a Wi-Fi-only tablet

How to install WhatsApp on iPad or Android tablet: use WhatsApp on a Wi-Fi-only tablet

According to WhatsApp, you can’t install and use its instant-messaging service on a Wi-Fi-only iPad or Android tablet. Yes, you can. Here we show you how to use WhatsApp on an iPad or an Android tablet with no 3G or 4G connectivity. According to WhatsApp, you can’t install and use its instant-messaging service on a[…]

WhatsApp Like Button for Multimedia – Download Available For Latest Version

WhatsApp Like Button for Multimedia – Download Available For Latest Version

WhatsApp has grown pretty fast after it was bought by Facebook. It seems that the big social network made a good decision by purchasing this mobile application. We’ve spotted a lot of features that WhatsApp has “stolen” from Facebook. One of these features is the read receipts, which allows you to see if the message[…]

Facebook Messenger Is Worth More Than WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger Is Worth More Than WhatsApp

Even with fewer users, there are reasons to believe Messenger is worth more than WhatsApp. FACEBOOK IS SETTING THE STAGE TO MONETIZE MESSENGER WITH “BUSINESSES ON MESSENGER.” Seven hundred million people now use Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Messenger to communicate with their friends, family, and that guy they just met at a party. The Facebook add-on is[…]

Whatsapp rumour that red-eyed boy is 'ghost' leaves abandoned toddler sobbing on the street

Whatsapp rumour that red-eyed boy is ‘ghost’ leaves abandoned toddler sobbing on the street

A two-year-old boy has been found sobbing on the street at 4am because of online rumours he was a GHOST. The abandoned toddler was standing outside a petrol station in Malaysia in an emotional state after a WhatsApp message alleging he was a ghost quickly went viral. A group of people were even standing at[…]

WhatsApp and Facebook could be trawled by police to prevent terror attacks

WhatsApp and Facebook could be trawled by police to prevent terror attacks

Online services like WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype could be trawled by police if the Snooper’s Charter passes. David Cameron wants the Investigatory Powers Bill – nicknamed the Snooper’s Charter – to grant security services access to communications on social media and apps in the hopes of preventing possible terror attacks – like the attack on tourists in[…]

Dangerous SMS-Trojan empties accounts of WhatsApp users

Company ESET warns of the spread of new malicious programs whose victims are the owners of smartphones and tablets running the operating system Android. TrojanSMS.Agent.ZS is a malicious program disguised as a popular messenger WhatsApp, Unlock PWD reports. Trojan activity is growing since the beginning of 2015. The program under the guise of WhatsApp extends[…]

The Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram features you may not know exist

The Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram features you may not know exist

Last week, Google made some news by giving users an easier way to undo sent emails on Gmail. For most, the ability to undo a sent message was a thing of legend, despite being available for several years. The fabled feature was buried beneath menus and wasn’t all that easy to find unless you thoroughly[…]

Hong Kong Legislative Council president admits WhatsApp chat during reform vote was wrong

Hong Kong Legislative Council president admits WhatsApp chat during reform vote was wrong

Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing yesterday admitted he was at fault for joining a WhatsApp chat with pro-establishment allies during a meeting last month ahead of a historic vote on the government’s political reform package. The veteran Beijing-loyalist maintained, however, that he had chaired the reform discussions impartially over the two days, amid calls[…]

WhatsApp 2.12.166 APK Download Available – Google Drive Feature, Bug Fixes and Racial Emojis

WhatsApp 2.12.166 APK Download Available – Google Drive Feature, Bug Fixes and Racial Emojis

WhatsApp’s developers just released a new beta version for Android and, as usual, you can download it from the official website. This version hasn’t brought important changes, but the developers modified 354 files, added 4 files and deleted 12 files. The APK is 13KB smaller compared to the previous version and of course, it has[…]

WhatsApp And Viber To Be Regulated?

WhatsApp And Viber To Be Regulated?

BENGALURU:  The Department of Telecommunication(DoT) wants all the top services offered by the instant messaging apps, to be regulated. The DoT had called for a “regulatory oversight” on all the VoIP services offered by the apps.  The applications include Whatsapp, Viber , Line and many more, reports Hindustan times. An internal committee of six members[…]

No Mobile Phones, Jeans for Girls; Khap Panchayat Issues Order through WhatsApp in Rajasthan

No Mobile Phones, Jeans for Girls; Khap Panchayat Issues Order through WhatsApp in Rajasthan

A khap panchayat in Barmer district of Rajasthan has ordered girls not to use mobile phones, citing that they use the phones to take their photos which are later shared on social media sites. The same khap panchayat has also issued a diktat banning girls from wearing jeans, and has asked grooms to dress in[…]

WHATSAPP FOR DESKTOP DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL ON WINDOWS, MAC AND LINUX – THE UNOFFICIAL DESKTOP CLIENT

WHATSAPP FOR DESKTOP DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL ON WINDOWS, MAC AND LINUX – THE UNOFFICIAL DESKTOP CLIENT

Today there is some great news for all the users of WhatsApp across the globe. If you have been using this client on your phone for rest of your past, this is now the time to get the desktop client. WhatsApp for Desktop is a desktop client for the WhatsApp users. However, this client is[…]

Rhinobird allows you to live stream to Facebook and WhatsApp without an app, an interview with the cofounder

Rhinobird allows you to live stream to Facebook and WhatsApp without an app, an interview with the cofounder

Livestream, Ustream and newrow_ have defined high quality live stream productions and now Meerkat and Periscope are defining instant live streaming over Twitter. While Meerkat and Persicope have shaken up the media industry there are still many limits. These include, needing an iPhone or Andorid, lack of major capabilities beyond Twitter and more. Rhinobird, cofounded[…]

WhatsApp conversation becomes unstoppable as colleagues exchange back-to-back smileys for hours

WhatsApp conversation becomes unstoppable as colleagues exchange back-to-back smileys for hours

In an interesting incident, popular messaging service WhatsApp has reportedly confirmed on having recorded its longest conversation ever, after colleagues in an Indian IT company exchanged back-to-back smileys continuously for hours together. Sachin and Sameera are employed at Infosys Bangalore campus. Reports say the conversation started when Sameera wanted to thank Sachin for coding a complex requirement for her[…]

WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter face major changes after terror threat

WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter face major changes after terror threat

With the growing threat from extremists, the government could be forced to implement new laws on social media and messaging services. The plans would allow security services to easily access encrypted app data in an effort help intercept suspected threats. At an event yesterday, Tory MP Henry Bellingham asked David Cameron whether the shocking attacks[…]

Singapore Chinese Muslim stunned by Halal dietary question in job application

Singapore Chinese Muslim stunned by Halal dietary question in job application

“You don’t eat pork, right?” Singapore Chinese Muslim Heidi Heng was shocked when she was asked the question when she tried to find out more about an opening for an administration position. At first, she said, she was mistaken for being a non-Chinese because she was seen wearing a headscarf. Then, she was told that her Halal[…]

Doctor’s Day 2015 Wishes Images Whatsapp

National Doctor’s Day 2015 Quotes Wishes Images Whatsapp dp Fb Status Sms

Today, world celebrate National Doctor’s Day 2015 Quotes Wishes Images Whatsapp dp Fb Staus Sms share this stuff for your friends, family or relatives through social media like whatsapp, facebook, hike, bbm etc. National Doctors day in India is a big awareness campaign offering great opportunities to all to get aware about the roles, importance and responsibilities[…]

Viral Video of Girl's Stabbing at 'Mumbai Mall' Actually From Sri Lanka

Viral Video of Girl’s Stabbing at ‘Mumbai Mall’ Actually From Sri Lanka (Watch Video)

Mumbaikars were left shocked on Monday after a video started circulating on WhatsApp and on the internet showing the murder of a girl by a man inside a mall, which was rumoured to be located in Andheri, a western suburb. The gruesome video shows the man entering the shopping mall with a knife and repeatedly[…]

Kazakhstan’s PM Massimov concerned over calls to jihad on Facebook and through WhatsApp

Kazakhstan’s PM Massimov concerned over calls to jihad on Facebook and through WhatsApp

The country’s civil society should play a greater role in counteracting extremism and terrorism, a Tengrinews.kz journalist reports, citing Karim Massimov, Kazakhstan’s PM, as saying at the conference on counteracting extremism in Central and South Asia. He emphasized that Kazakhstan condemns extremism in all its manifestations. “Kazakhstan is actively engaged in anti-terror bodies of the[…]

Apple iMessage Vs WhatsApp: Which Messaging Application Reigns Supreme?

Apple iMessage Vs WhatsApp: Which Messaging Application Reigns Supreme?

Today, we’re taking a closer look at the leading messaging applications available for smartphones to see how they stack up against each other. While messaging apps for smartphones have been around for a while now; with its idea of linking phone numbers to user accounts coupled with the multitudes of functionality that it offers, WhatsApp[…]

Step By Step Guide To Hide Your Status On WhatsApp

Step By Step Guide To Hide Your Status On WhatsApp

WhatsApp is the most used chat app in the world, and with new advancements it has been able to keep its place even amidst the fiercest of competition. If you are not changing the settings of your app profile, anyone in your contacts will be able to see your last-viewed details, your status, read receipts[…]

Communication apps like Gmail, WhatsApp, Facebook, Hike, others dominate smartphone use: Survey

Communication apps like Gmail, WhatsApp, Facebook, Hike, others dominate smartphone use: Survey

Nearly half the time spent on smartphones by Indians is on communication apps, according to a report by Ericsson Consumer Lab. This figure is the highest among the countries covered in the survey. In contrast, users in Japan use their smartphones most for browsing. In South Korea, productivity tools get the highest billing after communication[…]

Facebook Messenger borrows one of Whatsapp's best features

Facebook Messenger borrows one of Whatsapp’s best features

Location sharing isn’t necessarily as creepy as it sounds — especially not to some mobile users who have been doing that for years. Facebook is gifting Messenger, possibly the fastest growingof the social network’s burgeoning cache of spinoff apps, with location sharing. If this sounds familiar, it’s possible you’re also a frequent user of another[…]

UGC NET 2015: Student held for cheating via WhatsApp

UGC NET 2015: Student held for cheating via WhatsApp

One student was on Monday arrested for transmitting questions via Whatsapp during an UGC Net 2015 examination, police said. Rimon Hassan of Natun Beliashampur of Bhagwabgola in Murshidabad district was caught allegedly while transmitting photographs of questions from the examination hall of a school in central Kolkata during third paper of the UGC Net, they[…]

Pepe reveals Juventus' post-Champions League final Whatsapp conversation

Pepe reveals Juventus’ post-Champions League final Whatsapp conversation

The striker, who is leaving the club this summer, said the club’s players shared their European disappointment in a group texting session Simone Pepe has revealed how Juventus players spent the early hours of the morning in the aftermath of their Champions League defeat to Barcelona consoling one another over Whatsapp. The Bianconeri were beaten[…]

UGC NET 2015: Student held for cheating via WhatsApp

Hiding your whatsapp images and videos simplified

One of the most popular messaging app whatsapp is today having billion of user that send and receives messages, images, videos andlocations etc. Also users chat personally or in groups both, but sometime you receive some of the content in your whatsapp groups etc which you don’t want to share with anyone but these media[…]

Indians spend 47% of time on apps like WhatsApp, Skype: Report

Indians spend 47% of time on apps like WhatsApp, Skype: Report

Smartphone users in India spend 47 % of their time on communicationapplications such as WhatsApp, We Chat, Hike and Skype which are key driver of mobile broadband usage, says a report. “Communication continues to be the dominant activity on smartphones. Communication apps are ‘always on’ and are a key driver of mobile broadband usage,” the[…]

WhatsApp Most Known Problems and Their Fixes

WhatsApp Most Known Problems and Their Fixes

In case you’ve downloaded the APK file from the official WhatsApp application, you will need to manually install it. You can’t install it if you don’t have the Unknown Sources option enabled. To enable this feature, go to Settings->Security or Settings->Applications. Why I can’t install WhatsApp on my tablet? In case you have a tablet[…]

WhatsApp removes voice calls from UAE; adds it to Windows phones

WhatsApp removes voice calls from UAE; adds it to Windows phones

WhatsApp has deactivated the free voice calling feature  from devices that are registered with UAE telcos, even as it officially rolled out the voce calling feature into  Windows phones. Earlier, anyone trying to make an outgoing call using WhatsApp were only able to receive a dial tone with a status message that said, ‘Connecting’. With[…]

Amazon Kindle allows sharing book previews using apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp

Amazon has launched an update which now let users to share previews of books and text snippets to apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or via text message. According to thenextweb.com, this is for first time Amazon is allowing readers to share via a messaging platform. Sharing quotes, highlights and recommendations to Facebook and Twitter was already[…]

WHATSAPP FREE DOWNLOAD – HOW BUSINESSES CAN MAKE USE OF THE MESSENGER’S LATEST FEATURES

WHATSAPP FREE DOWNLOAD – HOW BUSINESSES CAN MAKE USE OF THE MESSENGER’S LATEST FEATURES

  This platform has completely revolutionized the manner in which people connect, share different media content as well as how they conduct their day-to-day businesses. In the next few years, there is no doubt that social messaging will overtake social media, officially taking the place of SMS. At the moment, WhatsApp is one of the[…]

LINE messenger vs. WhatsApp

Why You Should Delete WhatsApp And Install LINE Messenger.

WhatsApp last week failed almost EVERY criteria in a scathing report into online privacy. The Electronic Frontier Foundation – dubbed EFF – ranked the biggest technology companies in the world, based on how transparent and protective they are of their users’ data. WhatsApp was criticised in almost EVERY aspect in the damming report. But is[…]

B2C messaging on WhatsApp: A mobile marketer’s dream

B2C messaging on WhatsApp: A mobile marketer’s dream

If you’re not reaching, engaging, and monetizing customers on mobile, you’re likely losing them to someone else. Register now for the 8th annual MobileBeat, July 13-14, where the best and brightest will be exploring the latest strategies and tactics in the mobile space. Last week, David Wehner, Facebook’s chief financial officer, revealed the social network[…]