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Facebook-owned messaging platform; WhatsApp in its official statement said it has dropped support for iPhones that are currently running on iOS 7 or older. With its (WhatsApp) latest update requiring at least iOS 8 and above. According to an updated support document, users of the iPhone 4 and older devices...
It seems that we cannot log onto the internet without reading something about internet fraud, or the hijacking of identities, so much so that it can put a lot of people off when they are considering buying goods or services online This reluctance to spend at online sites used to...
New York-based Mei Inc. earlier this year announced the beta release of their Android messaging application, MEI - that has a built-in Relationship Artificial Intelligence (AI) designed to analyze user relationships with others through SMS messaging, keeping track of your records that will let you know how they have changed...
Ever Imagined an Email that Counts Down 10..9..8..7.. and Boom! Well that used to be only in the movies. But Gmail has got something like that Now. Its called Confidential Mode and is freely available to all users! Google recently unveiled new Features in their Gmail service but today I...
Microsoft rolls out end-to-end encryption for private conversations on Skype that would ensure that the chat content between two people is hidden in both, the chat list and the notifications. The feature comes after months of testing and is now available for all users on Skype iOS, Android, Linux, Mac and...
According to new reports, WhatsApp users globally spent 85 billion hours on the app. Forbes in a report late on Monday, says the data released by the US-based app analytics company Apptopia showed that over the past three months, users spent 85 billion hours on WhatsApp that has 1.5 billion users...
Facebook has added a new feature to its under-13 chat application Messenger Kids, which makes it easier for the children to add their friends on the platform. "Parents have to turn on a setting that creates a four-word passphrase that is used to generate these contact requests," Tech Crunch reported on Tuesday. The connection requests...
Micro-blogging website Twitter Inc. on Monday expanded its Twitter Lite app to 21 more countries, with Uganda Inclusive - which makes the data-saving app available to more than 45 countries in total. This follows its first roll out last year in December, where it was only rolled out to 24...
Earlier this year, Facebook-owned messaging platform; WhatsApp was reported working on a group calling feature that would supports up to 5 people. The user/person making the call, can add four more members in call from the top right corner summing it up to a total of 5 users/persons. While the...
With the rise of social media, they have simplified our work, how we communicate, how we connect with the rest of the world, and so forth, but they have also turned out to be addictive. Addictive that many can't live without it, every second one is on their smartphone...