Concerns for banks as WhatsApp adds payment
Whatsapp has introduced payments to its messaging app in India, making it the latest service to let users transfer money to one another with a text. After the pilot in India, this peer-to-peer payments, would be available in Nigeria and other African countries and it will have profound effect on banks already hemorrhaging from revenue…
WhatsApp launches new service to target SMEs
Social media platform, WhatsApp has launched a new service, WhatsApp Business, aimed at small businesses that have thus far been using their accounts, a move that brings it closer to monetising its free platform.
Whatsapp To Stop Working On Some Phones From January 1st
You may have to buy another smartphone if your phone falls into Whatsapp's affected phone type. On New Year's day, Whatsapp will cease to provide support for some smartphones. What this means is that phone users won't be able to update to newer versions or enjoy new features of the software. The affected smartphones include…
WhatsApp might not work on your phone from December 31
Facebook-owned mobile messaging app, WhatsApp will stop working on a number of platforms from December 31, the company has confirmed. The messaging app will drop support for ‘BlackBerry OS’, ‘BlackBerry 10’, ‘Windows Phone 8.0’ and older platforms, from December 31, 2017, according to an express.co.uk report published on Monday. “We will no longer actively develop…
WhatsApp messenger hit by temporary outage; Facebook investigating
Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday.
Whatsapp Is Down And People Are Losing Their Minds Over It
People all over the world entered panic mode when WhatsApp went down earlier today and they were unable to send or receive messages. Online messaging application WhatsApp was hit by a major outage, stopping millions of people from using it around the world. People who noticed the problem went straight to Twitter to confirm whether…
Whatsapp's "Unsend" Feature Didn't Save Kenyan MP Who Sent Colleagues Sex Tips
Online messaging application WhatsApp recently launched a feature that allows users to recall messages sent by accident, but this feature did not save the Kenyan MP who sent sex tips to his colleagues. The feature, which is still being rolled out, doesn't appear to be working for all users just yet. According to an FAQ…
Woman allegedly stabs lover dead over WhatsApp chat
The police in Lagos State have arrested a young woman, Hannah Osazuwa, for allegedly stabbing her lover, Tomide Akintoye, to death.
The future of our Republic
We are gradually returning to the spirit of mass disenchantment again. It is true that there are millions of extremists parading themselves as spokesmen of the people on blog sites, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter.
ALTON decries impact of OTT on telecom operations
The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has decried the impact of over the top service (OTT) on the telecom operations in the country.