The debut edition went out to friends and family, but "after 48 hours, we had 1,000 subscribers. We achieved virality in a week," said Allison.
On WhatsApp, people can now use their personalised avatars as profile photos or choose from one of 36 custom stickers reflecting many different emotions and actions.
WhatsApp will stop working on millions of older mobile devices globally as the company has withdrawn support for such phones.
“Social media companies like WhatsApp have a moral duty to protect children from horrific abuse on their platforms,” said Ms Patel.
WhatsApp’s own website warns about such hoax messages, and notes that they can often include many of the same tricks that the new one does. Such messages often include instructions to forward them on, for instance, and that people might be hurt if they don’t.
The victim, however, sent the co-ordinates of where he was kept to a friend of his via WhatsApp and the defendants were arrested and referred to the public prosecution.
The WhatsApp service relies on artificial intelligence techniques to respond to customer inquiries effectively through a virtual assistant, which helps everyone avail of the service easily and quickly. Thanks to this particular service, customers will now be able to receive birth certificates without the need to visit any of MoHAP customer service centres.
The service includes the presence of moderators who control the content, and have the authority to delete messages and direct them to all subscribers in subgroups, as well as voice and video calls that accommodate 32 people.
In the details, a woman filed a lawsuit against a man demanding that he pay Dhs100,000 in compensation for the moral harm she sustained as a result of being insulted through the WhatsApp.
The man explained that when he wanted to bring in a housemaid, the appellee told him that she worked for a well-known maid’s office and could bring the maid to him, so he transferred her Dhs15,000 in payments via bank transfers, but the woman took the money and did not bring the maid.