On end of December 31, 2017, WhatsApp will not work on smartphones running on BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older versions.
WhatsApp stated that it chose to give up supporting older platforms because there will be some new features added to the latest versions of the app.
Later today, if you're using WhatsApp on any of the Windows Phone 8.0 device, BlackBerry OS, and BlackBerry 10 device, it will stop working. The messaging app became unavailable on Nokia phones running Symbian S60, from June 30, 2017.
WhatsApp says in a blog post that users on these particular platforms will not be able to create new accounts, nor re-verify existing accounts once the company ends support. The Apple App Store was only a few months old.
At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment building fire
At least six people have died in a massive fire at a five-story apartment building near the Bronx Zoo in New York City . Firefighters work at the scene of an apartment fire in the Bronx, New York on Thursday.
"When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of mobile devices looked very different from today", WhatsApp said in the post originally written in 2016.
Why will WhatsApp no longer be supported?
"These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future". The mobile messaging app that launched a series of new features in the year 2017, is expected to keep-up the momentum by adding a range of mind-blowing features to the app. Apart from this, this app will also stop working on February 1, 2020, for smartphones with Android 2.3.7 or older.
"If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone". Using Roamit you can continue reading web pages on your devices and share pictures and files between your devices using the local Wi-Fi network.
The Bulldog offense will face a Louisville defense that ranks second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in rushing defense (139.8). He too has earned multiple SEC defensive lineman of the week honors, and he also leads the FBS with three blocked kicks.
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According to the Hurriyet daily, Ankara will pay part of the sum from its own funds and will contract a Russian loan for the rest. National Defense Minister of Turkey Nurettin Canikli confirmed the statement and added that the S-400 deal had been concluded.
As protests spread across various states, the film's December 1 release was deferred as it didn't have censor clearance. Other key changes in the movie are of the disclaimers, one of which is regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati.
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Here's a timeline of how that arrest happened: About 1:00 a.m.: An off-duty police officer encountered a man in the hotel lobby. Responding officers found a rifle, shotgun and handgun in his room, including ammunition, according to Police Lt.
Atul said that there is no contradiction in the bill. "The Bill itself has many problems which the government needs to look at". A Sampath (CPI-M) also demanded the Bill need to be referred to Standing Committee.
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There will be a label above the post that tells you is a recommended post which is similar to how they display ads. The new section is clearly labelled so you will clearly notice when a post is not from an account you now follow.
Harry said the engaged couple are busy making plans for 2018, adding "we're really looking forward to new year". And while Harry said there was "plenty" he had to explain to Meghan , she handled it all flawlessly.
Buhari To Address Nigerians Jan 1
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5 deputies shot, 1 fatally, in shooting near Denver
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A suicide vest or explosive belt was found on the dead attacker, indicating a far more devastating atrocity was planned. A boy holds yellow tape surrounding the site in front of Mar Mina church, in Helwan, Cairo on December 29, 2017.
Dangerously cold wind chills
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Hancock jobless rate falls in November
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Teens Charged With Murder In Death Of Man Hit By Sandbag
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