WhatsApp

WhatsApp, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Social media emojis, including the skull and laugh-cry emoji
    News

    The sad death of the laugh-cry emoji (and why it bothers us so much, really)

  • Memes in lockdown: psychologists explain why you can’t stop tagging everyone right now
    Mental Health

    The real reason you can’t stop tagging everyone in memes right now

  • Person on bed ignoring phone
    Life

    “Sorry, I only just got this!” Why are some people so bad at replying to messages?

Latest Stories

Opinion

“Has relying on voice notes created fake intimacy between me and my friends?”

Is it damaging to purely use this one-sided style of communication to stay connected?

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Anonymous
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Woman on phone
Life

WhatsApp is making this change to messaging, and we have questions

The “disappearing messages” feature is coming.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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What is WhatsApp doing to our friendships in lockdown?
Opinion

What is WhatsApp doing to our friendships in lockdown?

A lot of us are scared to blue tick are friends, but is being present online all the time healthy?

Posted by
Hajar J. Woodland
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Unexpected phone calls: “Stop calling me!” Confessions of people who hate answering the phone
Long Reads

“Stop calling me!” Confessions of people who hate answering the phone

This one goes out to anyone who has ever pretended they can’t hear their ringing phone…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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WhatsApp conversations feeling tense? It’s probably the full stops

Linguistic experts have confirmed what we’ve long suspected: full stop are intimidating.

7 genius ways to end an awkward Zoom call
Life

7 genius ways to end an awkward Zoom call

Anyone else ever frozen silently in place, hoping against hope they’ll think your signal has dropped? Just me, then…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Mute your phone updates during coronavirus.
Opinion

Social distancing: “Why I’ve muted my WhatsApp groups to protect my mental health”

Anyone else getting 104 notifications a day?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Working from home: Zoom realities
Life

19 things you only know if you’ve just started using Zoom

It’s time to get comfortable with the mute button.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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It's totally OK to mute your WhatsApp right now.
Life

“Why I love WhatsApp voice notes – through good times and bad”

I love the soothing familiarity of my friends' voices.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Coronavirus: people are ringing each other more.
Life

Hate making phone calls? That’s probably about to change

Here's why you should pick up the phone and call you friends, family and colleagues today.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
A couple in bed using their phones
Health

WhatsApp dark mode is finally upon us

It’s the most requested feature from WhatsApp users everywhere.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Katie Bishop
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How group chat is changing the dynamic of our friendships

We're more connected than ever, but are the constant notifications just another source of stress that's causing us to check out?

Texting or talking
Life

The great phone debate: are you a texter or talker?

New research shows how much people avoid phone conversations.

Posted by
Stylist Team
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New Instagram app
Life

Instagram is launching a new “intimate” app, and we’re intrigued

They're calling it Thread.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Life

Twitter has called out a toxic dating behaviour that’s the opposite of ghosting

It involves the WhatsApp double blue tick.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Woman laughing on phone
Life

Why WhatsApp might actually be good for your mental health

It turns out social media may not be all bad news after all...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Express Yourself

“I lived without WhatsApp for 1 week – and this is what I learned”

Number one: people tend to assume there’s some kind of emergency when you call them out of the blue.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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The Game of Thrones characters you’re guaranteed to meet at every hen party
Long Reads

The Game of Thrones characters you’re guaranteed to meet at every hen party

When you join the bachelorette WhatsApp group, you win or you die…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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WhatsApp are urging you to update their app following a cyber-attack

But what’s actually happened?

Long Reads

The surprising impact your mobile phone is having on your relationships

Group chats, voice notes, online forums: how is technology affecting modern intimacy?

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
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