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Torture, murder, corruption and more: What a covert app exposed about Europe's drug gangs
Once a secure messaging app prized by underworld drug barons, Sky ECC has now brought many to their downfall. From torture to murders, the Sky ECC investigation has pushed some of Europe's darkest corners into the limelight
Gmail and related services down for several users in India, Gmail responds to outage queries on Twitter
While many users were unable to send or receive emails using the free service on Tuesday afternoon, Gmail maintained Google’s Workspace Status dashboard showed no outages.
How you can chat with yourself on WhatsApp
If the personal chat is opened via PC, then the chat window gets transferred to your phone as well.
Indian government launches Sandes, a WhatsApp-like instant messaging app for government employees
Just like WhatsApp, Sandes app allows users to share images, videos, create groups on the app.
Telegram beta version brings video calling feature for both iOS and Android users: Report
While video calling, users will also get the on-screen buttons to mute, flip and disconnect the call.
WhatsApp may soon allow users to mute unnecessary group chat notifications forever
As of now, users can mute notifications of a WhatsApp group for a period of '8 hours', '1 week' and '1 year'.
Telegram releases update, now lets users upload profile videos, share 2 GB files, more
Telegram users will now be able to curate different frames to be displayed in chats around the static profile pictures.
Telegram introduces video editor, better GIFs, animated photos and more updates
Telegram will now let the users enhance a video like other professional video editors.
WhatsApp becomes the second app after Facebook to reach two billion users benchmark
WhatsApp said it had 500 million users in 2014 when Facebook bought it for $19 billion to boost its popularity.
Instagram introduces Threads a standalone messaging app for your close friends
By default, the Threads app will open the camera and let you create shortcuts for people on your close friends list.
Telegram introduces new animated stickers that tone down the battery consumption
Telegram's new animated stickers are specially designed to consume less data and battery.
Instagram is all-set to pull the plug on its standalone ‘Direct’ app next month
All the conversation from the Direct app will automatically move to Instagram app.
Several WhatsApp clones available online help bypass app's anti-spam controls
At least three such WhatsApp clone tools were available on Amazon.com’s India website.
WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups: Report
The attack had all the hallmarks of a private company working with governments on surveillance.
Kimbho continues to fail as trial version disappears from Google Play Store
Kimbho was taken down yet again, and the company alleges that it was a conspiracy by MNCs.
Google finally rolls out Messages for Web for Android devices: Top 5 features
Google says that the messages for web will start today and that other features will start coming out by next week.
WhatsApp Payments: Messaging app may turn heat on mobile wallet players, but game has shifted to value-added deals
What Facebook-controlled WhatsApp can do, however, is to possibly look deeper into your behaviour than other mobile wallet players like MobiKwik, PayTm etc
WhatsApp is testing an option for demoting group administrators without deleting them
WhatsApp Group Info section has a "Dismiss as admin" option which allows an administrator to dismiss another one without removing him or her from the group.
Hike Messenger launches Hike ID, a unique identity that lets users chat without sharing their mobile number
Android users will be able to create and share their "Hike ID," starting next week. The feature will be rolled out for iOS users later.
Despite outage, WhatsApp users in India exchanged over 20 billion messages on New Year's Eve
WhatsApp registered these numbers despite the fact that WhatsApp went down at midnight on New Year for two hours.