WhatsApp now lets you backup to Google Drive without using any of your cloud storage quota

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/16/whatsapp-google-drive-cloud-backup/ Facebook and Google have struck a deal that benefits WhatsApp users. Starting later in the year, users will be able to store WhatsApp backups on Google Drive without using … Read more

WhatsApp update brings Slack-style group messaging features and new admin controls

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/15/whatsapp-group-chat-new-features/ The latest update rolling out to WhatsApp users heralds the arrival of a batch of new group messaging features. Available to both iOS and Android users, the new features … Read more

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram in messaging patent spat

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/07/blackberry-sues-facebook-whatsapp-instagram/ BlackBerry — yep, them — has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, claiming that the companies infringed on patents relating to BlackBerry Messenger. This is not the … Read more

Privacy: WhatsApp’s group messages might not be as secure as you think

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/11/whatsapp-group-messaging-security/ Security researchers have discovered a method of infiltrating group chats in WhatsApp, effectively rendering the chat tool’s end-to-end encryption useless. Researchers from Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum have unearthed an … Read more

Time runs out for WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/27/whatsapp-ends-windows-phone-blackberry-support/ The start of a new year means saying hello to new beginnings and waving goodbye to a few old things. As 2018 rolls around, WhatsApp is killing off support … Read more

Privacy: WhatsApp told to stop sharing user data with Facebook

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/19/privacy-whatsapp-facebookdata-sharing-france/ A French privacy watchdog has ordered WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with Facebook. The CNIL (National Data Protection Commission) issued the Facebook-owned company with formal notice to cease … Read more

How to Disable Android Notifications for Various Social Networks

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/TGg6vBO4qoo/ Knowing how to disable your phone’s notifications can be a real lifesaver. It can mean the difference between enjoying some quiet time or having to deal with … Read more