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Telegram beta version brings video calling feature for both iOS and Android users: Report
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

WhatsApp will finally let you delete sent messages, but only within a seven-minute window
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WhatsApp will finally let you delete sent messages, but only within a seven-minute window

You get two options when it comes to deleting messages. One is 'Delete for Everyone', the other is 'Delete for Me'.

WhatsApp confirms group voice calls in its latest Android beta
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WhatsApp confirms group voice calls in its latest Android beta

According to WaBetaInfo, a popular website that tests new WhatsApp features early, the 2.17.70 beta WhatsApp update has confirmed group calls.

Facebook Messenger has reached the 1.3 billion monthly active user mark globally
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Facebook Messenger has reached the 1.3 billion monthly active user mark globally

More than 1.3 billion people around the world are now using Facebook Messenger every month, the company has announced.

Hike acquires Bengaluru-based technology startup Creo for an undisclosed amount
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Hike acquires Bengaluru-based technology startup Creo for an undisclosed amount

India's first home-grown messaging app Hike on Friday announced it had acquired Bengaluru-based technology startup firm Creo for an undisclosed sum.