Saudi Arabia lifts VoIP ban on Skype, Whatsapp and other messaging apps

Saudi Arabia has finally ended its long and arduous battle with internet phone calls on popular messaging apps like Whatsapp and Messenger by lifting the ban in a series of reforms by the Kingdom’s new crown prince which are designed … Read More

Facebook is testing a new WhatsApp button in its mobile app

Facebook has found a new way to keep users from leaving its mobile app. Now the company is testing a new WhatsApp button in its main mobile app. The button is placed at the top of the Newsfeed and pressing … Read More

WhatsApp’s new feature makes it very easy to delete unnecessary photos and videos

Facebook-owned WhatsApp continues to add new features to the app to make it more user-friendly. WhatsApp has introduced another useful feature which will make it easier to manage storage space on your smartphone. It has introduced new storage settings in … Read More

Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for sending a blasphemous WhatsApp text

A Pakistani Christian hailing from Lahore has been handed a death sentence over a blasphemous text he sent over a messaging app. A Christian named Nadeem James was arrested and charged in July last year when his Muslim friend filed … Read More

North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges | Crunch Report

Facebook bans monetization of hate, porn, drugs and violence on its platform, some shake-ups happen at Baidu and WhatsApp, and North Korea is allegedly targeting bitcoin exchanges. All this on Crunch Report.

Saudi Arabia to finally unblock WhatsApp, Skype & Viber

The Saudi Arabian government is finally unblocking WhatsApp, Skype, and Viber. Arab News has reported that voice and video calling apps like Skype, Viber and WhatsApp will be unblocked in Saudi Arabia from next week. Back in 2013, Viber was … Read More

WhatsApp co-founder is leaving the company

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, whose net worth now stands at around $6.5 billion, has decided to leave the company to start his own non-profit foundation. Brian Acton with current CEO of WhatsApp Jan Koum launched the messaging app service back … Read More

WhatsApp testing unsend feature that allows users to delete sent texts

Messaging app WhatsApp is testing a new “Delete For Everyone” feature that will allow users to delete any message which they have sent to friends or family. There is a catch here, for the message to be deleted, it shouldn’t … Read More

WhatsApp rolls out picture-in-picture feature for video calling

Messaging app WhatsApp has been testing its picture-in-picture feature (PiP) for quite some time and now finally the company has released the feature to iOS and Android users across the globe. The features basically, lets users minimize video call window … Read More

WhatsApp’s first ads appear on Facebook and start convos with businesses

WhatsApp is preparing to finally monetize, and its first move follows the same strategy as Facebook Messenger. TechCrunch has discovered code in Facebook’s ad manager that lets businesses buy ads with the call to action “Send WhatsApp Message”. We reached … Read More