Media files can also be deleted after seven days, if the disappearing messages feature is turned on.
The feature will let users quickly search the web to find out news results or other sources of information about the content they receive.
Many of the over 1.5 billion WhatsApp users, both on Android and iOS, were unable to log into the app.
WhatsApp users shared 100 bn privates message on New Year’s Eve globally, 20 bn of those were from India
The WhatsApp says that out of the 100 billion private messages, 20 billion were exchanged by Indian users.
SC dismisses Tehelka magazine founder Tarun Tejpal's plea for quashing charges in sexual assault case; Goa court to resume trial from 23 September
A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra of the Supreme Court dismissed Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking to quash the charges alleged against him in a sexual assault case
You can also choose if you want to see WhatsApp messages in the notification bar or not.
The two features will not only help rid yourself of the annoying forwarded messages, it will also help your shield from misinformation.
It is available on iOS update 2.18.81 and users can forward a message to only 5 users, at one go.
According to federal police, a Brazilian judge ordered in April 2016 that Facebook give authorities access to the WhatsApp messages in question.
Facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp has reached the milestone of one-billion users, with 42 billion messages being exchanged daily, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday.
Salman Khan registered a complaint with the Mumbai Police on Wednesday against a ‘morph’ post circulating on WhatsApp related to Bajrangi Bhaijaan
A Saudi man has divorced his wife after she ignored his Whatsapp messages despite reading them.
WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has said that India is an important market, if the app aims to hit the one billion mark.
WhatsApp founder Jan Koum on Sunday issued an apology and blamed a network router for Saturday's outage of the mobile messaging app.
WhatsApp is now processing 50 billion messages, on an average every day and its user base has doubled to 430 million.