One of the great sensations of the messenger in recent times has also gained news: new exclusive stickers, available for Android and iPhone (iOS). The last month also featured a list of tips for getting the most out of WhatsApp Business, intended for those who use the tool in their own business. Next, the dnetc prepared a list with the highlights of June.
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1. Emoji meanings
Examples of emojis that are confused by users Photo: Reproduction / Isabella Rocha
Some users still confuse certain similar emojis and misuse them. Unicode always publishes what every little guy means, and the dnetc prepared an article about its meanings. It is important to remember that emojis differ from Android to iPhone (iOS), and this may hinder the person from understanding their meanings.
Among the main faces that cause confusion, there are the faces without expression and the "provocative. The first represented by a figure showing dissatisfaction or doubt. J the second represented by a smiley face at the corner of the mouth that usually has sexual connotation and may come with other innuendoes.
"Disappointed face" and "crying face" are the most confusing emojis Photo: Reproduction / Isabella Rocha
Another face that is often misplaced is the "disappointed face," which is represented by a drop of sweat, reflecting a hurt or fear. Users often confuse it with the crying emoji, but the "crying face" is characterized by a tear coming out of the eye.
2. Android feature showing image recipient
WhatsApp starts showing recipient's name of photos, videos and GIFs on send screen Photo: Playback / Paulo Alves
An update to WhatsApp Beta for Android phones included the function that warns who is the recipient of media sent in conversations. That is, in addition to showing the person's photo in the upper left corner of the screen, the recipient's name will also be displayed at the bottom of the screen. display. Thus, the user can avoid the mistake when sharing images, GIFs and documents. The feature already existed for iPhone (iOS) users there, the recipient's name appears on the right side of the screen.
3. Access to deleted messages through app and more tips
Learn how to use the Notification History app to recover deleted messages on WhatsApp Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
O dnetc also prepared a list of five little known WhatsApp tips. One of the highlights is the possibility of circumventing the function of deleting messages for all, which is available to users within seven minutes after sending the content. It is one of the proposals of the Notification History app, which allows you to retrieve notifications from your mobile phone, allowing the user to read or hear any messages previously received. The application works by making historical storage. So even if the content has been deleted, you still have access.
4. WhatsApp Web scam with QR code
QR code scam can steal WhatsApp login and leak conversations Photo: Leonardo Bigio / dnetc
A new scam in WhatsApp Web allows the hacker to hijack the user's QR code to authenticate login and access conversations. Criminals use the QRLjacking technique to capture people's credentials by copying these codes. The scam is often done by providing a fake QR code, which copies the application's authentication and allows the hacker to access the victim's account and collect the information they want. One way to prevent the scam is to never log in to suspicious websites.
5. New stickers arrive in Brazil
WhatsApp releases new Brazilian sticker packs for Android and iPhone (iOS) Photo: Divulgao / WhatsApp
In the last month, two new sticker packages were exclusively released to Brazil. They are available for Android and iPhone (iOS). The first, called "Love of Soccer", reveals several football designs, and was created by designer Leo Espinosa. The other novelty is "De boa", developed by Raul Aguiar, who created stickers with the popular grias do Brasil. There is also a third package, which has been released globally, called "Opi" and created by Oscar Ospina.
Download the free sticker pack from the WhatsApp store Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire
6. Tips for WhatsApp Business
Learn how to create a business profile in WhatsApp Business for iPhone Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
Another highlight of ms were the tips for WhatsApp Business. The platform was created to be aimed at small and medium business owners. The goal is to optimize and customize customer service. One of the actions available in the app is the organization of conversation flow, using identifier tags. You can also send automatic replies and provide a profile with your company information. In addition, the platform analyzes the reach of messages and acceptance among consumers. Using the app is very similar to the original, but you can customize it with your business face. WhatsApp Business is available for Android, iPhone (iOS) phones and web version.
7. WhatsApp Aero: Features & Risks Download APK
Using Unofficial APKs May Ban WhatsApp Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / dnetc
WhatsApp Aero is an unofficial APK, which gives the user differentiated functions and allows greater customization of the interface. This type of software works with a modified version of the original code, and is only available for the Android system, as well as GBWhatsApp and WhatsApp Plus. The official messenger company warns that the user may have his account banned if he uses one of these platforms.
The scam that promises to change the color of the app has already fooled millions of users. Photo: Reproduction / Psafe
Many users still believe certain lies that are spread on behalf of WhatsApp. Some examples are the possibility of changing the color of the interface, or the chain that says the app starts getting paid. The company has stated on several occasions that the information is false, but even so, rumors continue to be shared. The false color change proposal and the user runs the risk of installing a virus when accessing the indicated website. There is also a link that says it lets you know who viewed your profile, but WhatsApp makes it clear that it is impossible to access this information for privacy reasons.
9. How to create a fake WhatsApp
How to make fake whatsapp that responds with a fake chat Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
An Android-only app makes it possible to create a fake WhatsApp that answers you in a fake chat. Prank – fake conversations is completely free and allows the user to simulate fake conversations. You can, for example, choose profile picture, name and status, change the time and even what would have been written during the chat. It is important to remember that play should be done in moderation, since the app was created with the idea of "trolling" another user, not to take advantage of any situation.
10. 2-Step Verification
Enable WhatsApp 2-Step Verification to Protect Yourself Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Following the leak of private conversations in the Telegram of figures such as Srgio Moro and Deltan Dallagnol, the dnetc has broken down some tips for protecting the apps most commonly used for messaging. In WhatsApp, it is recommended to create a password within the application account itself. After accessing the Account menu, the user must click 2-Step Verification. Then click on Enable so that you can set a six digit pin. Now enter the email address to use if you forget your code or want to reset it. It is important to note that passwords that involve birthdays or simple character combinations can easily be discovered by hackers.
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