WABetaInfo, the outlet behind many notable previews for what's coming up for messaging app WhatsApp, has come up with more early info for us. This time, WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new Universal Windows Platform (UWP), as well as a new desktop version of the app.
Facebook and its suite of social media platforms (Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp included) are experiencing technical issues in South Africa.
WhatsApp may be expiring for some users, but those folks without worries on that front still have something to worry about. Certain versions of the app are vulnerable to an exploit that installs spyware, developed by Israeli outfit NSO Group according to reports. And the nasty part is the penetration method -- WhatsApp can be infected with nothing more than a missed call.
This week at the F8 developer conference, we saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announce updates to the company's three core platforms, AI developments and VR.
WhatsApp is reportedly testing a feature that’ll block users from taking screen shots in-app to increase security for users and stop people sharing private conversations.
If you want a good picture of what Facebook seems to be pivoting itself to become, start using that great everything app WeChat. South Africans tend to think of it as just a messaging app, an alternative to WhatsApp.