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VIBER SERVERS MOVING TO RUSSIA

VIBER SERVERS MOVING TO RUSSIA

On September 1, 2015, the amendments to the Russian Federal Law “On personal data” came into effect, according to which Internet companies must store data of the Russian Federation citizens only on the territory of Russia. For this reason, Viber, Russia’s second favourite messaging app has moved its servers with the personal data of citizens…

NEW SKYPE FEATURE: INVITE PEOPLE TO GROUP CHATS VIA LINK

NEW SKYPE FEATURE: INVITE PEOPLE TO GROUP CHATS VIA LINK

Ever since its foundation, Skype, it seems, has only been making achievements close to impossible. This messenger has let people overcome the limits of distance and regional borders, allowing them to communicate with those who are thousands of kilometers away. With Skype you can forget about language barriers, – the simultaneous translation feature will let…

FACEBOOK MESSENGER NOW SUPPORTS 3D TOUCH

FACEBOOK MESSENGER NOW SUPPORTS 3D TOUCH

Facebook has some good news for all iPhone 6s (Plus) users: Facebook Messenger is now adapted to the new operating system that supports 3D Touch. By the way, Facebook Messenger for new Apple smartphones can now interact with this technology too. Now it is much easier and faster to work with the Messenger interface. For…

VK Working on New Messaging App

VK Working on New Messaging App

The top management of VK, a popular Russian social network owned by Mail.ru Group, is concerned about the safety of its users. Growing fears have resulted in the development of a new encryption protocol, specifically designed to protect the personal data of VK users. VK’s COO Andrei Rogozov said that “We really are working on…

Facebook Messenger Makes Debut on Apple Watch

Facebook Messenger Makes Debut on Apple Watch

On September 9, Apple unveiled several of its latest projects at an event held at the Bill Graham Auditorium in San Francisco. Since we’re focusing on the Apple Watch, it makes sense to say that an updated operating system watchOS 2 came out for it. Open access for third-party apps can be considered the biggest…

Azerbaijan to tighten grip on Facebook, Skype and WhatsApp

Azerbaijan to tighten grip on Facebook, Skype and WhatsApp?

Are popular messaging apps going to fall under the control of Baku? Passions about messaging apps are rising worldwide. On a regular basis politicians come forward with the desire to limit the capabilities of texting apps or ban them altogether. This June, popular communication services like WhatsApp, Skype and even social network Facebook were temporarily…

Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp monetization plan announced!

WILL MARK ZUCKERBERG MONETIZE WHATSAPP AND FACEBOOK MESSENGER?

Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp monetization plan announced! WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are the two giants among messaging apps. Each has a great user base. Therefore, it would be bizarre if the investors would not ask Mark Zuckerberg to define and implement a monetization strategy. However, after the 2015 Q2 earnings call was published, Zuckerberg stated…

WhatsApp rolls out BlackBerry update!

WhatsApp rolls out BlackBerry update!

  WhatsApp released BETA version 2.12.43.2 for BlackBerry 10 WhatsApp engineers have developed and rolled out a new 2.12.43.2 version for BlackBerry 10. The new version has both large and small bugs – that prevent the app from working well – eliminated. For BlackBerry 10.3.2 users only a beta version is available so far; however,…

LINE’S LIGHTWEIGHT VERSION FOR ANDROID

LINE’S LIGHTWEIGHT VERSION FOR ANDROID

LINE has rolled out a lightweight version of the app for the developing markets Japanese messaging company LINE decided to follow Facebook’s steps and release a ‘light’ version of its messenger app for Android in order to saturate the developing markets. The number of the app’s monthly active users is 205 M but almost all…

SIGN-UP TO FACEBOOK THROUGH PHONE NUMBER NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL

SIGN-UP TO FACEBOOK THROUGH PHONE NUMBER NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL

More Users of Facebook Messenger In June we already published a news post saying that now everyone can sign up to Facebook Messenger without registering a Facebook account, just using their phone number. However, initially this was only available to users from Canada, US, Peru, and Venezuela. This time the Messenger team announced that the update…