WhatsApp reportedly down globally

WhatsApp, one of the largest messaging platform is reportedly down globally. Users or WhatsApp are not able to send or receive any messages. According to the thousands of users, the famous instant messaging app is facing a global outage. More than 12,000 reports were posted within half an hour, according to the service status website Down Detector. Many people have complained on social media sites like Twitter that they cannot send or receive messages. WhatsApp has about two billion global active user at the moment. The outage began about 10:20…

WhatsApp Business to Have a Subscription Plan With Extra Features

WhatsApp is working on bringing extra paid features with a subscription plan for business accounts. The subscription plan will include more features that WhatsApp is secretly working on. One of the features includes increasing the number of linked devices that can be supported on one single business account. The Multi-device feature supports four devices at the moment and the subscription plan adds another six more devices to a total of 10 devices which gives businesses ease of access to their customers who use one of their single businesses numbers to…

Google dethroned as World’s most popular website

As we end the year 2021, a lot of things happened in the tech world and one of it is the story of world’s most popular website known as Google. Google was dethroned as the world’s most popular website in the end of 2021. The tech giant was pushed into second place as TikTok took the Number 1 spot as the most popular website in 2021, according to cyber security company cloudflare. In 2020, Google took the Number 1 spot while TikTok came in at Number 7, making the feat…

WhatsApp Rolls Out Encrypted Backups. Here’s How To Enable This Feature

It has taken a while but WhatsApp is finally rolling a highly requested privacy feature – encrypted backups. This feature was teased in July and it has finally arrived. Unencrypted backups was one of its privacy flaws as cloud backups provided by Google Drive and Apple’s iCloud could be accessed by authorities if they get warrants and these tech giants could hand over access to your data. This is was where rival messaging apps like Telegram and Signal got thumbs up in terms of privacy. It’s important to note WhatsApp already offers end-to-end encryption for messages within the app. WhatsApp…

WhatsApp to stop working on old and outdated phones

Older Android and iPhone devices will no longer support the latest version of the app, forcing owners to either update their mobile operating system or buy a new smartphone, the Independent reported. The UK based newspaper reported that any iPhone not running iOS 9 or newer, or any phone not running at least Android 4.0.3 also known as Ice Cream Sandwich – will no longer be able to open or operate the Facebook owned app. This means all iPhone models up to the iPhone 4 will be unable to support…