Tag "Viber"

Viber launches ‘instant shopping’ feature to search products within the app

By : CIOL Writers

Joining the bandwagon of messaging platforms offering shopping features, Viber is the latest to adopt the strategy to enter in the e-commerce industry. Viber is launching a new “instant shopping” feature that allows users to search for products without leaving

Viber launches ‘Secret Messages’ to let users set timers to view photos, videos sent

By : CIOL Writers

Viber is addressing one of the bugging concerns of what happens to the photos, videos, or posts shared with a particular person. Well, there are always two options- either the posts end up with that receiver only, or they could

Viber launches ‘Public Accounts’ for brands seeking better business engagement

By : CIOL Writers

Rakuten-backed Viber has launched a new feature – Public Accounts, for businesses and brands who want to communicate with Viber’s 800 million users. The ‘Public Accounts’ feature that seeks to compete against the likes of Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp is

Ethiopia blocks social media so that the kids can study well

By : CIOL Writers

Remember how all TVs and radios fall used to silent in households where a child is preparing for an impending boards exam? Well, the Ethiopian government is employing the same tactics to see its students shine in theirs. The country

No ban on Whatsapp in India: Supreme Court

By : CIOL Writers

The Supreme Court of India thinks that banning Whatsapp is a preposterous proposition and has rejected the petition seeking the same. Keeping in mind the freedom of expression of the people, the court has thus directed the petitioner to approach

Did you know about these hidden Snapchat features?

By : CIOL Writers

The current rivals on social media platform, that has made Twitter, – the micro-blogging site, and Viber – messaging app, – stand on the shores of drowning, are Snapchat and Facebook. When Facebook is pushing its Live Video feature every

TalkShow: A messaging app for “texting in public”

By : CIOL Writers

Its just been a day and people are already going berserk about this new social networking app from ex-Twitter VP Michael Sippy- Talkshow. This new iOS app out yesterday takes the act of texting from a closed-door conversation to a

Viber- End to end Encryption, hidden chats, and more

By : CIOL Writers

Viber, following in the footsteps of Facebook and WhatsApp, has rolled out end-to-end encryption for all conversations. With version 6.0, every platform of Viber – Android, iOS, Mac, PC – and every communications channel – voice and video call, text

Viber’s Public Chats for Indian Startups

By : CIOL Writers

Viber is reaching out to Indian startup companies like Zopper, ObiNo, Vuclip and many others by opening its public chat system to the fledgling businesses. Viber public chats allow users to connect with friends on a public forum and to

Who is saying what on Net Neutrality?

MUMBAI, INDIA: The recommendation by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) committee to regulate only domestic Internet-based calls will lead to breach of privacy and will be tough to monitor compliance, Nasscom has said. “The recommendation will amount to breach of