WhatsApp for Android: a new update is available for download

WA For AndroidWho doesn’t know what is WhatsApp? With over 1.2 billion monthly active users this popular Facebook-owned instant messaging app is now one of  the most popular app all over the world, and its popularity keeps growing.

This multi-platform messaging app allows us to exchange text messages and phone calls for free, not to mention the ability to share videos and pictures. Users can install WhatsApp on almost every smartphone, since the app support Android, Windows and iOS platforms. The competition with other similar messaging app (such as Telegram) is very tough, so developers keep working very hard to further improve the performance of our beloved app.

WhatsApp for iOS: the new 2.17.30 version adds a new album feature and much more

WA for iOS album featureWhatsApp developers are really working harder than ever to keep our favourite instant messaging app always on the top. During the last few months the app has undergone through several changes and we have seen the addition of several new features and improvements, and the best is yet to come.

Today we are going to talk about an interesting feature that has just been added to the iOS version of the app and that has been released with the new 2.17.30 update for iOS devices. We think that iOS users will really enjoy this new option, that will help them to keep their photos better organized.

WhatsApp for Android: the latest 2.17.213 Beta update is already available for download

WA For AndroidDear WhatsAppers, here we are, talking again about our favourite instant messaging app. During the last few months the popular Facebook-owned app has been under scrutiny more than ever for several reasons.

For example, some unexplained issues have left many users unable to use WhatsApp in many countries (especially in Europe) a few weeks ago. Or the sharing data plan with Facebook, which is encountering the hostility of many governments and that is costing to both WhatsApp and Facebook a lot of money. But despite these problems, WhatsApp is still the most popular instant messaging app all over the world, with over 1.2 billion monthly active users.

Is it really so bad that teenagers use WhatsApp? A recent study proves the contrary

WA and teenagersAre you one of those parents worried because your children have always their smartphone in the hands, busy chatting with WhatsApp? Well don’t be, since a recent study showed that the popular Facebook-owned instant messaging app not only helps teenagers form closer relationships, but actually allows them to better express themselves.

According to a recent study carried out by Israel’s University of Haifa, class WhatsApp groups really help young people to better express themselves in ways that school doesn’t allow. The study was based on the fact that nowadays young people across the world use WhatsApp (but not only, there are several other successful instant messaging app) as a way of interpersonal communication.

WhatsApp latest update could copy a Facebook feature: stickers

StickersLatest rumours report that WhatsApp will soon introduce a popular Facebook Messenger feature: stickers. But, according to WEBetaInfo, unlike Facebook users, it seems that WhatsAppers do not to appreciate this feature, on the contrary, they really dislike it.

But let’s take a step back. First of all, let’s explain what stickers are. Stickers are cartoon drawings, more elaborate and usually larger than emoji. Facebook Messenger introduced stickers in April 2013 and since then has made several changes to them. And now it appears that WhatsApp will introduce this feature as well.

WhatsApp asks its users not to use the new “I love WhatsApp new colors” feature: it is a dangerous scam

WA I love new colors scamOnce again WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app, has been the target of scammers, who try to take advantage from the popularity of the app. During the last few days a new malicious software called “I love WhatsApp new colors” has once again endangered the safety of millions of WhatsApp users.

How does it work? A fake message tells users that they can easily change the look of the app by adding a variety of colours. The message says “I love WhatsApp new colors” adding a link that the user is invited to click on to get the update. At this point the poor WhatsApp user is asked to share the message with up to 12 friends, in order to make this “new feature” work on their app.

WhatsApp for Windows Phone: the new Beta version 2.17.162 adds a new feature

WP Pin Chat featureDespite a few unexpected difficulties experienced recently (see the outages occurred in several countries during the last month), WhatsApp developers keep rolling out updated versions of our favourite instant messaging app, always offering new features and improved performances.

So today we are going to talk about the latest beta version of WhatsApp available for Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile which has been recently released. This latest update is number 2.17.162, and adds two new features.