Recently there is a new update for WhatsApp by the Indian Government. As per the Indian Government guidelines, WhatsApp will now be required to seek user consent before adding them to any groups. It sometimes becomes annoying when we are added to groups without asking on WhatsApp.
Recently, it has been found that Google,Facebook and WhatsApp along with the Centre have agreed to stamp out the dreaded thing called Rape and also child porn videos. They have all agreed that objectionable material needs to be stamped out from the internet.
WhatsApp executives are all said to meet the government for the purpose of discussing traceability. The meeting is in regards to allow traceability of messages that trigger public unrest. The company seems to have resisted demands by the Indian government in order to enable traceability of messages to curb rumours.
WhatsApp for Android is all set to arrive on tablets.But it is said to be arrived only in Beta. As of now WhatsApp was not available on Android tablets. However, now WhatsApp seems to be working on the same.
WhatsApp is all set to come up with WhatsApp pay. For this purpose, it has written to RBI for their approval. Government has stated that WhatsApp Pay cannot be launched in India till the time they dont set up an office in India.
WhatsApp for Android beta has recently got a text preview. WhatsApp for Android beta has just got updated with new multi-share. Some features have been spotted which includes new GIF search user-interface as well as Stickers search feature.
WhatsApp has recently been spotted testing QR code.It is also seen testing a fresh add contact feature for iOS and Android users. With this new feature, the process of adding contacts is said to become faster and at the same time you can also share one's contact information through a QR code.
It is believed that WhatsApp, Google Duo and Hike are all set to come under TRAI regulation. TRAI is all set to develop a regulatory framework on internet telephony for OTT players. It is basically providing a regulatory framework for apps that provide calling and messaging services similar to that by operators.