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Why did WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram stop working?

Social media has become an important source of communication and information not only in Pakistan but all over the world. Millions of people globally use these platforms to communicate with people through WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram. The suspension of WhatsApp,

Hilarious memes sparked after Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp outage

Last night, several social media sites went down due to outages globally which resulted in some funniest memes sparked by netizens in their leisure. Though some of the sites went down, Twitter was there for the rescue, so Facebook,  WhatsApp,

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after nearly six-hour outage

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp were restored again late on Monday after a nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company’s users from accessing its social media and messaging services. “Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online

WhatsApp will stop working on some android devices, iPhones

WhatsApp will stop working on the some Android smartphones and iPhones after November 1, 2021.  WhatsApp is used to removing the support for specific Android versions. This is a common technique because developers always prefer to support the newest OS

Facebook allows brands to communicate with customers on WhatsApp

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook is rolling out new ways for businesses to find and chat with potential customers on its apps, the social media company said, as it seeks to become an online shopping destination. The new features will help Facebook,

WhatsApp may soon introduce feature to hide last seen for specific contacts

WhatsApp is planning to work on a new feature through which it will become easier for people to hide their last seen, status, profile picture from selected people. Currently, users have only three options to choose from. They can either

WhatsApp allows users to send messages without typing

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp users can easily send messages without even typing them on the messaging app – all thanks to digital assistants. You just need to ask the virtual assistant to send a WhatsApp and then your work will be

WhatsApp rolls out disappearing messages for all users

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp has rolled out the feature allowing all users to send disappearing pictures and videos. The feature has moved from the beta phase and anyone using the Facebook-owned messaging app can share a photo or video in “view

WhatsApp, Facebook services down for users

KARACHI: Facebook Inc’s platforms including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram were down for thousands of users on Friday. According to outage tracking website Downdetector.com, there were more than 1.2 million incidents of people reporting issues with Instagram, while over 23,000 users

‘WhatsApp’ to become non-functional for many users by May 15

Famous messaging app ‘WhatsApp’ will become non-functional by 15th May for those users who have not updated the terms and conditions of the app. Following the update, after 15th May, many users who did not accept the terms and conditions

Telegram allows users to import WhatsApp chats

Messaging app ‘Telegram’ has allowed the option for its users to import their WhatsApp chats to Telegram. Chats history from other apps other than WhatsApp can also be imported to Telegram. Following are the steps mentioned through which the chat

Netizens troll WhatsApp on starting its own ‘status’ feature

A number of social media users have started trolling messaging app ‘WhatsApp’ as it just started its own ‘status’ feature. In an attempt to address concerns and rumours on its impending privacy policy, the messaging service has launched its own

WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp has postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The smartphone app canceled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms

Telegram reports over 20 million new users in 72 hours

NEW YORK: Messaging app ‘Telegram’ has registered over 25 million new users in just three days after WhatsApp’s new privacy policy. The app had over 500 million monthly active users in the first weeks of January and 25 million new

Telegram uses hilarious meme to troll WhatsApp’s new privacy policy

Since its news policy over privacy, WhatsApp, the most popular messaging app, has been facing massive criticism from users. A similar app like WhatsApp, ‘Telegram’ has seen an increase in download rates as many people are using the app instead

We don’t share messages with Facebook: WhatsApp clarifies on privacy policy

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp has issued a new blog post clarifying its privacy policy and reiterating that it does not share private messages or sensitive location data with Facebook. WhatsApp is facing a trust-crisis after it issued an update to its

Turkish users quit WhatsApp, switch to local apps

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s media office has reportedly planning to shut down its WhatsApp groups over privacy concerns. The move comes after Ankara called for a nationwide boycott of the Facebook-owned messaging app. The office is switching over

WhatsApp’s new update does not change data-sharing practices with Facebook

NEW YORK: WhatsApp has issued a statement stating that the new update does not change data-sharing practices with Facebook. According to media reports, WhatsApp has issued a statement about its new privacy policy in which it stated that WhatsApp will share account

Four arrested for selling gutka on WhatsApp

KARACHI: A group has started the online sale and supply of ‘gutka’ amid a ban on the hazardous substance and a strict crackdown by law-enforcement authorities. A group has been active in Steel Town receiving orders and supplying gutka via

WhatsApp’s new feature lets user send self-destructing media

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp is expected to roll out a new feature named ‘Expiring Media’. This new feature will let users send self-destructing media on WhatsApp such as images, videos, and GIFs sent to the recipient’s phone disappear once the recipient

WhatsApp adds new features to curb spread of fake news

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, has introduced few new features in its attempts to curb the spread of fake news on the platform. WhatsApp has been testing its in-app browser search for one year. The new feature enables users

WhatsApp resumes services after outage

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp went down for its 2 billion users earlier on Wednesday, however, service has now been restored. According to details, WhatsApp went down leaving millions of users without the ability to send or receive messages for nearly an

WhatsApp adds new feature of animated stickers

SAN DIEGO: WhatsApp has planned to add a new feature of animated stickers to its messaging platform. The feature first went live on WhatsApp beta version 2.20.194.7 for Android and version 2.20.70.26 for iOS. However, subsequent beta updates immediately removed

Facebook launches new shopping feature to help online stores

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook is launching Shops, a service that will allow businesses to display and sell products on the world’s largest social network’s platforms, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said. The move to build up e-commerce offerings follows Facebook’s launch last

WhatsApp now allows to schedule messages

NEW YORK: WhatsApp has reportedly introduced a new feature that allows us to schedule messages for both Android and iOS users. WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging platforms in the world with over two billion users. Steps

WHO creates automated WhatsApp number for COVID-19 information

The World Health Organization (WHO) has created an automated WhatsApp account to provide valuable and up-to-date information about the coronavirus. In this regard, WHO and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have partnered with WhatsApp company to set up a central

Instagram starts testing Direct messaging on web

Instagram has started testing its Direct messaging feature to its desktop site, which means one can finally keep up with their conversations from browser. The company said in a statement said, “DMs, but make them desktop. We are currently testing

Top 10 Mobile Apps Of 2019 That Made Life More Easy

Technology apps have come on strong in recent years. These apps are one that accelerates or supports daily life routines. There are top ten mobile apps used mostly in the year 2019 that are mentioned below: Uber: Uber is the

WhatsApp to receive several new features in 2020

CALIFORNIA: The WhatsApp application that has more than 300 million active users worldwide is expected to receive several new features in 2020. These features have been spotted times and again in a beta version of the app sometimes for IOS