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WhatsApp for Business starts roll out with BookMyShow; Ola, Oyo and airlines are next - FactorDaily

Messaging service WhatsApp is taking early steps towards making money off its platform in India. On Thursday, tickets booking platform BookMyShow said it had started collaborating with WhatsApp. It sent its users confirmations on WhatsApp for tickets ...and more »

WhatsApp DOWN - Chat app NOT working for hundreds of users suffering server issues -

UPDATE THREE: A WhatsApp spokesperson has told that the issues affecting the services today has now been fixed. On Down Detector the outages on WhatsApp have falled from a peak of a few thousand to now just a handful, suggesting the ...and more »

WhatsApp Begins India Rollout Of Its WhatsApp For Business Program With BookMyShow; Ola, OYO Might Follow Suit - Inc42 Media

In what seems to be the first steps towards monetising its platform, WhatsApp for Business has started a collaboration with online ticketing platform BookMyShow. As per a Factor Daily report BookMyShow is sending its users confirmations on WhatsApp for ...and more »

WhatsApp Business Messaging Service Testing Begins in India, BookMyShow a Client - NDTV

Online movie ticketing service BookMyShow is among the first batch of businesses to sign up for WhatsApp, India's favourite messaging app with over 200 million active users, as it looks to turn many of the traditional texts digital. The move, the ...and more »

WhatsApp is preparing a separate app for businesses and starting to verify business accounts - Business Insider India

WhatsApp is going corporate. The Facebook-owned messaging app has started verifying business accounts and is preparing a standalone app for corporations to chat with customers, according to a recently posted page hidden in its support website and an ...and more »

What is WhatsApp verified business account and how does it work? - Zee News

New Delhi: WhatsApp has officially started testing verified business accounts on its platform, media reports have said. The WhatsApp business accounts is aimed at a monetization bid though the instant messaging has claimed it will not be putting “ads ...and more »

WhatsApp faces global outage for a few hours, service now back online - The Indian Express

WhatsApp suffered a global outage on Thursday for a brief period, with users reporting problems accessing the app. According to, WhatsApp was down in parts of northern Europe, Mexico and Brazil; though some users in India faced ...and more »

WhatsApp for Business: BookMyShow now sends confirmatory messages for movie tickets via this app; here's what's next - Zee Business

WhatsApp users have now started getting confirmatory messages about movie tickets booked on BookMyShow. “(We are) not piloting — we have integrated with WhatsApp for sending confirmation… and in more than (one) way… The conversations are on on ...and more »

WhatsApp's beta business service attracts ticketing giant BookMyShow - Firstpost

WhatsApp businesses messaging services which rolled out for beta testing in India recently, gained its first client in online ticketing giant BookMyShow today. WhatsApp which has more than 200 million strong Indian users started testing the new ...and more »

Last week, WhatsApp announced that it's testing verified business accounts on a pilot basis with companies globally ... - Guiding Tech

According to a Factor Daily report, Ola, Oyo, and airlines will also be joining BookMyShow soon. The report also mentioned that BookMyShow has confirmed this feature is no more in the pilot stage and they've integrated WhatsApp with their service ...and more »