WhatsApp Working on a Chat Filter Feature for Business App

'Black dot' bug is the latest Unicode text handling flaw to crash iPhone and iPads, works on iOS 11.3 and iOS 11.4

Essentially, you should try to get to the conversation list by any means so the you can delete the conversation that contains the bug.

The YouTube channel Everything Apple Pro demonstrated the bug in a video.

Apple is always quick in resolving the bugs and send updates to fix the issue as soon as possible.

The company is doing all this because of a new Unicode text bug, known as "black dot" bug because it appears on Android as the bug related to WhatsApp. Having said that, we weren't able to replicate the bug at any of our iOS devices.

The screen then goes blank and will remain blank until either Apple issues a fix for it or you take advantage of one of the fixes that have been made available online.

On iOS, WhatsApp now allows you play Facebook and Instagram video within the app.

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Different plain symbols are usually hidden within the message and the tapping of Whatsapp black dot message results in the hanging of App and OS.

According to Everything Apple Pro the bug impacts any device running iOS 10, 11.2, 11.3 and the beta version of 11.4. One of the option is to try force-quitting the Messages app and the use 3D Touch to open a New Message pane. However, while the WhatsApp message is relatively harmless, the black dot wreaking havoc on iPhones and iPads is a bit more challenging to deal with. Then it's as simple as deleting the conversation that contains the black dot and the phone should work as normal again.

Furthermore, it's not only the iPhones but the script has reportedly infected the macOS, as opening the message causes the system's memory consumption to shoot.

Its understood that the text message is being circulated by friends as a prank to their WhatsApp contacts, to deliberately crash their phones.

The code powering the messages is being shared on Pastebin, meaning anyone can find it online, copy and paste it, then spread the text bomb via WhatsApp.

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