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We take a closer look of the best new features added by WhatsApp recently. Mobile messaging service WhatsApp has launched pinned chats feature for all Android users. Opera certainly has plenty of bright ideas to make its browser more compelling. A new report mentions that WhatsApp users in India make nearly 50 million minutes of video calls on a daily basis.
With over 50 million video calling minutes per day, India has become the top country for video calling via WhatsApp -- a feature that was launched from India in November last year and rolled out globally to other countries. WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a widespread global outage on Wednesday that lasted for several hours before being resolved, the company said. The hugely popular chat service failed to connect for users around the world on Wednesday. The latest update will bring the ability to pin messages on top of the list. In line with its mission to make the world open and connected, Facebook on Wednesday hosted an interactive showcase of its family products and apps and rolled out local camera effects designed for India. If you are using WhatsApp on iOS, then you can ask your "intelligent assistant" Siri to read out latest messages for you while you can go handsfree.
The state of Kerala declared recently that all citizens should have access to WiFi as a basic human right, and more such stories. A job posting points to the Facebook-owned service launching person-to-person transactions in India. Hottest tech explored and explained WhatsApp recently replaced the text status feature with Snapchat-like story feature which was not accepted by all. As a result, the company has brought back the old feature. WhatsApp has revived its text 'Status' option while keeping its image-based replacement, a media report said. WhatsApp and Telegram patched flaws in their popular instant messaging applications after security researchers showed that they could seize control of user accounts. Because we all need a moody song lyric status sometimes.
The new feature allows WhatsApp users to post an image, GIF or even a video clip as their status update on the app. The Delhi High Court has asked the Indian Government to respond to a plea over regulation of VoIP calls made using WhatsApp and Facebook. The messaging apps is set to roll out WhatsApp Status globally which will allow users will be able to use photos, videos, GIF images as Status updates. Looking for a little more security in your digital life? If you're a WhatsApp user, you're in luck. The feature has moved out of testing phase and is rolling out to all of WhatsApp’s 1.2 billion customers across the globe. The Delhi government will soon launch a WhatsApp number to report drinking in public, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. Live location tracking is just one of many new features that have been spotted in the WhatsApp beta for iOS. Need to keep your messages secret? Fortunately, you’ve plenty of options these days… The Supreme Court on Monday sought the central government's response on a plea seeking to put in place regulation to protect the privacy of the messages of WhatsApp and Facebook users.