Daily Mirror News Alerts now on Whatsapp

2015-08-15 07:25:32

Daily Mirror readers can now sign up to get news alerts sent directly to their mobile phones with a new service using the messaging app ‘Whatsapp’.

The free service is a first of its kind for a Sri Lankan newspaper using the popular messaging app and readers can subscribe to receive key news alerts.

Whatsapp is one of the widely used Messaging platforms with an estimated 800 million users worldwide and the app works across all major Smartphone platforms such as Apple, Android, Windows and Blackberry.

Daily Mirror Whatsapp Subscribers will get key news bulletins of our top stories, breaking news alerts, pictures and videos. Story links contained within the alerts will take you through to our mobile friendly website.  

The Daily Mirror Whatsapp uses the broadcast function so subscriber’s details will be kept undisclosed from other users. The Daily Mirror will also not share readers' information with any other third party hence the subscribers’ privacy would be protected. .


Sign up now for this service

•    If you already don’t have Whatsapp in your Smartphone Download Whatsapp and ensure Notifications are switched on.
•    Save our Whatsapp number 0773 780 980 in your phone as ‘Dailymirror Whatsapp’
•    Send us a Whatsapp message on 0773 780 980 in the following manner
DM (space) <Your Full Name>  

Once we've added you on to our News broadcast list, you will receive the news alerts


  Comments - 20

  • ANTON Saturday, 15 August 2015 13:08

    HEY ..... WHATS UP ???

    Reply : 6       8

    DEEN Saturday, 15 August 2015 13:57

    Wow.... another milestone by the daily mirror. Congrats...

    Reply : 9       28

    Buz Saturday, 15 August 2015 14:00

    can we receive this facility if we are living overseas as i cannot find the said number on wassap once the number is saved

    Reply : 3       4

    Muhammedh Monday, 17 August 2015 11:08

    Buz, add the number with the country code ( 94)

    Reply : 5       5

    Sikuru Saturday, 15 August 2015 15:44

    Dailymirror is doing great!

    Reply : 7       3

    bysa Saturday, 15 August 2015 15:48

    great work!

    Reply : 2       3

    Mohamed Asath Saturday, 15 August 2015 18:36

    What is Whatsapp number?

    Reply : 10       21

    Fassey Saturday, 15 August 2015 22:14

    Read the full article you will get the number

    Reply : 4       6

    RAR Saturday, 15 August 2015 19:01

    This is a very good move and adopting Digital Marketing.

    Reply : 4       7

    wazeer Sunday, 16 August 2015 00:54

    Editor: Thank you for providing DM mobile number, Look forward to get news alerts. Hope it is with immediate effect.

    Reply : 2       3

    Push Sunday, 16 August 2015 08:13

    Good move by DM. I have sent the message and awaiting the first message.

    Reply : 2       8

    A Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:57

    Whats the DM number???

    Reply : 4       8

    Rishan MA Mohamed Tuesday, 29 September 2015 15:34

    Really excellent job.

    Reply : 2       1

    Quintus Raymond Monday, 2 November 2015 18:48

    the articles are all very live and updated with a visibility and quick news for the readers...some are so much exited and thrilling and should always strike a balance on news items always to give the latest and the best..Good Luck!!!!Keep it ...

    Reply : 2       1

    azam Thursday, 19 November 2015 22:53


    Reply : 2       3

    Aftab Wednesday, 9 December 2015 12:07

    the number is not showing on Whatsapp.I think only 9 numbers are given.waiting for your urgent and good reply

    Reply : 5       2

    Hariom Sunday, 10 January 2016 10:37

    From India.Saved your number but Not Showing Any Number On whatsapp contact list.

    Reply : 2       8

    Dessie Umberger Sunday, 3 April 2016 16:41

    Good blog post - I am thankful for the details - Does anyone know where my company might be able to acquire a template a form example to use ?

    Reply : 2       3

    amen grant joel Monday, 11 April 2016 19:34

    much excited.....cant wait to know the other sides of the world......(DM we appreciate)

    Reply : 2       2

    Shivendra giri Thursday, 20 April 2017 17:17

    hey! my whatsapp no. is 7618932136.send me latest news daily

    Reply : 1       1

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