WhasApp has started rolling out WhatsApp Payments to users in phased manner which means that the feature will be rolled out slowly, some may get it soon and for some they will need to wait. WhatsApp Payments as of now supports over 70 banks in India.
Have you recently tried accessing Whatsapp and got a strange message that said that the Whatsapp become obsolete on 13th Jan 2018? if yes then there is nothing to worry, all you need to do is update Whatsapp, but it may not be that easy.
On New Year Eve users sent messages, made calls to their loved ones, friends and families. And guess what, it was WhatsApp that many users had used, in fact in India WhatsApp is a more popular and prefered communication media than the SMS.
Whatsapp has enabled a new option that will allow users to share their live locations in real time with friends and family. This features will be rolled out soon. You will now be able to share your live location via Whatsapp.
China has blocked WhatsApp (that is owned by Facebook), so in case you are planning to visit China and have been using WhatsApp before do note that Whatsapp will be inaccessible in China from now on.
Starting today all Windows, Android and iPhone users using WhatsApp will be able to send GIF’s, Videos and Photos through WhatsApp Status. You can now post images, videos and GIF files via the status tab. Use this feature to share special moments throughout your day.
WhatsApp had already made an announcement that their app will not work on older devices or devices running outdated software. From 2017 onwards WhatsApp will not work on smartphones running Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7 and iOS 6.
WhatsApp Video calling will be rolled out soon, in phased manner; users might get the update within few weeks. Unfortunately there are already malicious links popping up on WhatsApps inviting users to download video calling feature on WhatsApp.
There was news about Whatsapp implementing video calls, in fact some Whatsapp beta users actually were able to use the video call feature – it was later removed. Well for now it seems Whatsapp has started rolling video call support on Whatsapp beta.