Africa Business World 

Why Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram had an outage

– – Facebook has explained why it experienced almost six hours of outage across the world on Monday. The social media giant blamed it on a “faulty configuration change”. The outage prevented the company’s 3.5 billion users from accessing Facebook and other messaging services such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. In a blog post Facebook failed to mention which employee… Read More
Africa Featured World 

WhatsApp now has ’view once’ feature for photos and videos

– – WhatsApp messaging has introduced a new privacy policy that allows for ’view once’ feature for photos and videos. The feature is currently for specific beta testers but will soon be available for Android users. WhatsApp announced earlier this year that the expiring media feature would soon be available. So how does it work? So when you send photos… Read More
Africa World 

Why millions are abandoning WhatsApp for rivals Telegram and Signal

– – Millions of WhatsApp users have taken the drastic step of abandoning the app ahead of a privacy policy update that will force them to share their data with Facebook. The update, which will be released on February 8, affects WhatsApp users in all countries outside of Europe and the UK, where there are strict data protection laws. Users in these… Read More
Africa World 

What to do if WhatsApp stops working on your phone from 2021

– – If you have an older iPhone or Android phone, you may lose access to WhatsApp altogether or some features on the messaging app from 1 January 2021. People who will be impacted are the ones who don’t have iOS 9 or above on their iPhone or Android 4.0.3 or above on their Android device. People with iPhone 4… Read More
Africa World 

WhatsApp disappearing messages and how it works

– – Whatsapp is a very popular and widely-used social media messenger. It is installed by billions of people across the globe. After installing WhatsApp on your Android or iOS phone, you can exchange messages using an active internet connection. Now you can send messages that disappear on WhatsApp by turning in disappearing messages on WhatsApp. Once enabled, new messages… Read More