WhatsApp Now Rolling Out End-to-End Encrypted Cloud Backups: How to Use

WhatsApp on Thursday started rolling out end-to-end encryption for backups stored on Google Drive and iCloud. The rollout has started months after the Facebook-owned company tested the update internally. Last month, WhatsApp announced that it would start rolling out end-to-end encrypted cloud backups for Android and iOS users. The opt-in feature will help users protect … Read more

WhatsApp Spotted Beta Testing End-to-End Encrypted Cloud Backups

WhatsApp was recently spotted testing end-to-end encrypted cloud backups. The change is rolling out to beta testers on both Android and iOS platforms, according to a report. WhatsApp’s new update aims to protect backups stored on Google Drive and iCloud by giving users the option to encrypt them. The process adds an additional layer of … Read more

Facebook Bans Sale of Amazon Rainforest Conservation Areas on Its Apps

Facebook on Friday said it will stop allowing the sale of land in Amazon rainforest conservation areas at marketplaces on the social network or its Instagram and WhatsApp services. The announcement came as Facebook defends itself against accusations that it has long put profit over societal good, and caused some online to question why it … Read more

Facebook Whistleblower Will Urge US Senate to Regulate Company

Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen will urge the US Congress on Tuesday to regulate the social media giant, which she plans to liken to tobacco companies that for decades denied that smoking damaged health, according to prepared testimony seen by Reuters. “When we realised tobacco companies were hiding the harms it caused, the … Read more

Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are Down Right Now

Facebook services WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger are all down right now. All Facebook apps have been inaccessible for more than three hours, in what is definitely the longest Facebook outage in recent times.┬áThe company confirmed this with tweets (since Twitter is the only major social platform working right now) across its various corporate handles, including the … Read more

WhatsApp May Soon Show Voice Messages on Its Home Screen

WhatsApp is found to be upgrading the existing voice messages function on its platform with a global voice message player that would allow you to listen to voice messages when you look at your recent chats. The update is reportedly in development for beta testers at the present stage. Separately, WhatsApp is reported to have … Read more

How to Send WhatsApp Messages Without Typing: Steps You Need to Follow

Can WhatsApp messages be sent without typing? Yes, that’s possible thanks to advanced voice recognition support that users have on their Android phones as well as iPhone. You may need to configure some settings before readying WhatsApp to send messages for you, without typing. This feature can come in handy at a time when you … Read more

WhatsApp Fixes Flaw That Could Have Led to Exposure of User Data

WhatsApp has patched a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to read sensitive information from the app’s memory, including private messages using a specially crafted image. The vulnerability was reported to WhatsApp by cybersecurity firm Check Point Research, and it existed within the image filter function of WhatsApp for Android and WhatsApp Business for Android … Read more