WhatsApp

5 WhatsApp settings to change right now

If you’re one of WhatsApp’s 700 million monthly users, we have some suggestions for which settings you should consider tweaking right now. From making your iOS notifications more private to hiding your “last seen” status, these tips will take you up a level on the popular messaging service. Read on for our simple “how-to” guide.



WhatsApp: Your Data Is Safe With Us, Even From Facebook

WhatsApp, the standalone messaging app that Facebook purchased last month for $16 billion, is not in the business of data collecting. The company, which will operate autonomously under Facebook’s ownership, published a blog post Monday to address concerns that its recent acquisition may mean user data will be shared or that more will be collected. […]


Facebook Has No Plans to Bring Ads to WhatsApp

“No ads. No games. No gimmicks.” That is Jan Koum’s mantra. He’s said it at press events and he says it to himself. In fact, he keeps a note taped to his desk with those words written on it in blue pen.