Make Tech Easier: The Complete Guide to Keeping Your Privacy While Using WhatsApp

Make Tech Easier: The Complete Guide to Keeping Your Privacy While Using WhatsApp. “We are in the midst of both a social media boom and a time when privacy protection and improving productivity are hot topics. WhatsApp is one of the biggest messenger platforms in the middle of this culture shift. Given its widespread adoption, you may want to restrict your information sharing, even if it’s only a little. If you use WhatsApp Business, then you have more reason to control the information you share, as it impacts your business directly. In this article you’ll learn how to stay in control – and if necessary under the radar – while using WhatsApp.”

Neowin: WhatsApp launches group calling for voice and video

Neowin: WhatsApp launches group calling for voice and video. “If you use WhatsApp, starting today, you’ll be able to make group video and voice calls. The feature was first announced at Facebook’s developer conference, F8, with no real details given about it. Now we have a better understanding of the functionality, including that it offers enhanced security and promises reliability on weaker connections.”

MakeUseOf: How to Use WhatsApp While Maintaining Your Privacy

MakeUseOf: How to Use WhatsApp While Maintaining Your Privacy. “Do you want to use WhatsApp, but don’t want people to know what you’re doing? By default, WhatsApp shares your activity with friends and the public in several ways. Privacy-conscious folks will likely have concerns about this. Thankfully, you can use WhatsApp almost completely in secret. So, try these useful tips to regain some of your privacy while using WhatsApp.”

MakeTechEasier: 7 Useful WhatsApp Tricks You’re Probably Not Using

MakeTechEasier: 7 Useful WhatsApp Tricks You’re Probably Not Using. “WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app, and it offers more than just the ability to send a text or audio message. With the last few updates it has added some useful new features. Thanks to these new features, using the app is a lot easier and more comfortable. The features are not in plain sight, so you’ll need to use some already existing options in a new way.”

Meet the next misinformation format: Fake audio messages (Poynter)

Poynter: Meet the next misinformation format: Fake audio messages. “Over the past year, fake audio messages have been slowly making the rounds on WhatsApp, a Facebook-owned messaging platform with more than 1 billion users in more than 180 countries. Gisela Pérez de Acha first noticed them in the aftermath of an earthquake in Mexico City in September, when she helped run the collaborative verification project Verificado 19S.”

Mashable: WhatsApp adds another new feature to help fight fake news

Mashable: WhatsApp adds another new feature to help fight fake news. “WhatsApp wants to fight the spread of fake news — and that means a meaningful change is coming to its app. On Tuesday, the company announced it’s adding labels to forwarded messages so users can better identify rumors, fake news, and other false information that often spreads via the messaging app.”