WhatsApp Stopped Working on Older Devices

On of the most popular social media messaging application WhatsApp has stopped working in older iPhones and Android handsets to ensure that it could continue to introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on the app being used on newer operating systems.

WhatsApp stopped working on very older versions of smartphones

Anyone using Android 2.1 or 2.2, an iPhone 3GS or iOS 6 will find the app has stopped working. The same will happen to anyone on Windows Phone 7, the Independent reported yesterday.

The company has advised that anyone with one of those older handsets who want to keep chatting […]

WhatsApp Update Brings Support for All File Types, Shared Media Bundling

WhatsApp has been on a roll this year, adding feature upon feature to the world’s most popular messaging app to make it more appealing to the users. The company is continuing the streak, and has added support for all types of file transfers (including archives) as well as shared media bundling in the stable version of the Android app. These features had been under testing in WhatsApp beta for Android for some time now. However, users still continue to wait for the final release of the message recall feature that has been leaked several times already.

To use the new feature, WhatsApp users […]

WhatsApp Rolls Out Group Chat Improvements

WhatsApp Rolls Out Group Chat Improvements

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WhatsApp has made a number of improvements to the way group chats work. Most of the improvements are on the admin side of things, but all of them are designed to help people use WhatsApp group chats more effectively. Or at least that’s the hope.

With 1.5 billion users, WhatsApp is popular way of communicating with family and friends (unless you use Windows Phone or Blackberry

The Growing Demand for Groups

In a blog post detailing the changes, WhatsApp states that groups have always been an important part of WhatsApp, whether helping “family members connecting across the globe or childhood friends staying in […]

7 Tips for Making Your Instagram Stories Stand Out

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It’s hard to imagine anything easier than posting a story on Instagram. After all, it only takes a few seconds and three taps to take a photo or video and immediately share it on your profile. Especially as Stories are often seen as the unpolished antidote to many users’ curated Instagram feeds.

But there’s more to Instagram Stories than meets the eye. When used properly, they are an incredible tool for driving engagement with your followers, building connections with other users, and sharing your life with the people you care about.

When used improperly, however, Stories can quickly become annoying and over-long […]

Klout Shuts Down and Your Klout Score Is No More

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Klout is shutting down, and your Klout Score is disappearing with it. For those of you who know what Klout is/was this is probably a reminder of a simpler time. And the rest of you will be scratching your heads wondering what this is all about.

A Brief History of Klout

Klout was launched in 2008 as a way for social media users to gauge their popularity. You would link your various social media accounts, and Klout would then use a number of parameters to determine your Klout Score between 1 and 100.

The official line was that this score represented how much […]

7 Instagram Alternatives for Smartphone Photographers

With smartphone cameras being so good these days, it seems that everyone’s a photographer now, especially if you follow these tricks to boost your smartphone photography. But some of us take this hobby more seriously than others, and perhaps even make money from smartphone photography.

Whatever kind of smartphone photographer you are, you’re probably on Instagram. But what if you’re bored of everyone’s over-the-top food pics, selfies, and other staged-for-Insta photos? Or you’re just not happy about Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal and want to get away from everything related to Facebook (who happens to own Instagram)?

Thankfully there are a number of […]

Facebook Wants to Help You Find a Date

2018 has been a tricky one for Facebook so far. The Cambridge Analytica scandal saw people questioning how much data we are giving the social network. And then Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by senators, and mocked for his android-like gestures.

However, Zuckerberg and co. are carrying on regardless, and are busy revealing future plans for its products at the F8 developer conference. One of which is a dating feature likely to wrestle people away from all of the popular online dating apps

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How to Deactivate Facebook Messenger

Most people are aware of the difference between deleting and deactivating a Facebook account. In short, deactivating is akin to a temporary deletion where you can reactivate your account at any time, whereas deleting your account is a permanent removal of data.

But you might not realize that deactivating your Facebook account does NOT deactivate your Facebook Messenger account. People will still see be able to see you and can attempt to contact you. Indeed, the process for deactivating Facebook Messenger is entirely separate.

How to Deactivate Facebook Messenger

Before you can deactivate Facebook Messenger, you need to deactivate your Facebook account. We’ve […]

Tinder Matched? What to Do Next and How to Stay Safe

Great news! You’ve matched with an actual person on Tinder! But before you get too excited, you have to first figure out how to proceed safely.

You need to make sure your potential partner isn’t a creep. You need to proceed cautiously, with your own safety always at the forefront of your mind. So, here’s our advice.

Follow-Up Messages on Tinder

This is the obvious first step, but what do you say?

Be Realistic

Tinder boasts an estimated 50 million users. That’s a lot of people either looking for true love or just a quick hook-up. 54 percent of Tinder users are single, which means […]