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Telegram Encrypted Chat App Gains Self-Destructing Video and Photo Messages

Telegram Encrypted Chat App Gains Self-Destructing Video and Photo Messages

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SOURCE:macrumors.comEncrypted messaging app Telegram received an update on Sunday that makes it the latest chat platform to embrace Snapchat-style disappearing messages. Up until now, Telegram users have only been able to send text-based "secret chats" that self-delete, but in version 4.2 of the app they can now share videos and photos armed with a self-destruct timer. Timers are set using the clock icon in the media picker and can be anything up to one minute long. The countdown starts the moment the recipient opens the photo or video that's sent, and the sender is notified if the recipient tries to take a screenshot of the disappearing media. Elsewhere in the update, there's an improved photo editor and a speed boost for media downloads from large public channels, thanks to new enc...
‘Nintendo Switch Online’ iOS App Now Available

‘Nintendo Switch Online’ iOS App Now Available

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SOURCE:macrumors.comAs Nintendo prepares to launch Splatoon 2 on July 21, it has made the Nintendo Switch Online app available in the iOS App Store. Nintendo Switch Online, first introduced earlier this month, is designed to enhance the online experience when using compatible games on the Nintendo Switch console. At the current time, Splatoon 2 is the only game that's compatible with Nintendo Switch Online, and it will allow players to voice chat with friends, invite people to online matches, create teams, and access SplatNet 2. SplatNet 2, designed specifically for Splatoon 2, offers up online play statistics like match results, stages, and rankings. It also lets users invite friends with Splatoon 2 to Private Battles, League Battles, and Splatfest battles across social media. While ...
Encrypted Chat App Telegram to Remove Terrorist Content Following Ban Threat in Indonesia

Encrypted Chat App Telegram to Remove Terrorist Content Following Ban Threat in Indonesia

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SOURCE:macrumors.comTelegram is to form a team of moderators to remove terrorist-related content from the encrypted messaging platform in Indonesia, after the country's government threatened to ban the app. Indonesia's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has already blocked access to the web version of the chat platform, citing concerns that it was being used to spread "radical and terrorist propaganda" in the country, according to Reuters. "This has to be done because there are many channels on this service that are full of radical and terrorist propaganda, hatred, ways to make bombs, how to carry out attacks, disturbing images, which are all in conflict with Indonesian law," the communications ministry said in a statement on its website.Telegram co-founder Pavel Du...
Latest WhatsApp Update Brings Pinned Chat and Multi-Format File Sharing Features

Latest WhatsApp Update Brings Pinned Chat and Multi-Format File Sharing Features

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SOURCE:macrumors.comThe latest update to WhatsApp Messenger rolled out on iOS on Sunday and adds a couple of notable new features, one of which is the ability to share files of any type within conversations. Version 2.17.40 of WhatsApp is the first to allow any file type to be sent using the Document option in the Share menu. Previously files were limited to PDF documents, but now the only limitation is file size, which is officially 100MB. It's also now possible to pin chats to the top of the chat list to quickly find important conversation threads. To pin a chat, swipe right on the chat and tap the pin icon. Additionally, users can now tap and hold on groups of multiple photos they've received to quickly forward or delete them. Version 2.17.40 also includes a couple of new hidden ...
Fans will be paying $50 to meet Bobrisky at an Exclusive Brunch Tomorrow, but this fan ain’t cool with that – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

Fans will be paying $50 to meet Bobrisky at an Exclusive Brunch Tomorrow, but this fan ain’t cool with that – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Nigerian cross dresser Bobrisky who has been having so much fun in United States, has been at loggerheads with a fan after he announced that fans will have to pay $50 tomorrow to meet him for an exclusive brunch.Here’s a chat between Bobrisky and the fan who asked him why he’ll be doing that in Houston, when he didn’t do that in other U.S States.To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
Viral chat between a man and his female staff ‘Contending for a side-chic position’ – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

Viral chat between a man and his female staff ‘Contending for a side-chic position’ – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Checkout this viral Whatsapp chat between a man and his female staff who while vying for a side-chic position, insulted his boss’ wife!The chat screenshots  have gone viral online after it was reportedly shared by the Man’s wife  who is asking for a way to appreciate her husband for being such a “faithful man”!As seen in the chat, the female staff was making efforts to show she cared, even insulting the Boss’ wife in the process! But she got a sack from the man. Chats below!  To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
Lagos Big Girl breaks up with boyfriend who has two cars because he wants her to use BRT – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

Lagos Big Girl breaks up with boyfriend who has two cars because he wants her to use BRT – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Reaching out to relationship expert Joro Olumofin on why his girlfriend broke up with him, a Lagos Big Boy who shared screenshots of the last chat he had with his estranged girlfriend, alleged that the lady broke up with him because he asked her to use BRT.The heartbroken boyfriend went ahead to list things he did for the lady, before their breakup. Here’s the chat below;To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
Nintendo to Debut ‘Nintendo Switch Online’ iOS App Alongside Splatoon 2 on July 21

Nintendo to Debut ‘Nintendo Switch Online’ iOS App Alongside Splatoon 2 on July 21

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SOURCE:macrumors.comDuring a Nintendo Direct event this morning, Nintendo announced plans to release a new "Nintendo Switch Online" app on July 21, the release date for Splatoon 2. According to Nintendo, the Nintendo Switch Online app, available for iOS and Android, is designed to "enhance your online experience for compatible games on the Nintendo Switch console." At launch, the only game compatible with the Nintendo Switch Online app will be Splatoon 2. The app will let users voice chat with friends, invite people to online matches, create teams, and access SplatNet 2. SplatNet2 offers up online play statistics and info on upcoming game features. The debut of the app means Splatoon 2 and other games are unlikely to have built-in voice chat capabilities, instead requiring the separat...
Australian Consumer Watchdog to Question Apple Over Westpac Chat App Payments Ban

Australian Consumer Watchdog to Question Apple Over Westpac Chat App Payments Ban

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SOURCE:macrumors.comThe Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking clarification from Apple over its decision to ban an app extension that lets Westpac bank customers use social media and mobile messaging platforms to make payments. Known as Westpac Keyboard, the feature was announced in March and let the bank's customers change the default keyboard in social messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Snapchat, in order to make payments to friends, family, and businesses. Apple wrote to Westpac last week to tell the bank that its three-month-old keyboard feature would no longer be allowed on iPhones, according to The Australian Financial Review. Staff were reportedly perplexed by Apple's generic explanation letter, which suggested that key...
Chat app Kakao raises $437M for its Korean ride-hailing service

Chat app Kakao raises $437M for its Korean ride-hailing service

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SOURCE:techcrunch.comKorea’s Kakao, the country’s top mobile messenger company with some 50 million monthly users, has continued to diversify its business with a move to spin-out the unit managing its mobility services, which include a ride-hailing app that is beating Uber in Korea. The firm announced that ‘Kakao Mobility’ has now become an independent entity in a move that sees U.S. investment firm TPG put 500 billion KRW, or approximately $437 million, into the business. TPG’s portfolio includes Uber — Kakao Mobility’s most visible rival in Korea — as well as Airbnb and Spotify. This spin-out is aimed at fostering “swift decision making and aggressive expansion,” said Kakao, which merged with internet giant Daum in a multi-billion dollar deal in 2014. Kakao’s 36-year-old CEO Jimm