I wanted to know if there is any way I can silence it, meaning I don't want my phone to buzz every time I receive a message, this feature was present in my previous phone ( android ).
Is this possible in windows 8 phone ?
Whatsapp uses the toast notification feature in Windows Phone.
It uses less battery by receiving a push notification from the Server to show a notification in your phone when you app is not running at all.
As an workaround in this case you can only disable this buzz by disabling the "all other notifications" in "ringtones+sounds".
With the Windows Phone O.S. 8.1 is possible to disable such kind of notification. Follow this steps: