Google leaves Allo for dead, shifting its focus on Android Messages and universal ‘Chat’ technology
Technically, Allo is not dead… just yet. But you may want to switch to Android Messages already, and get ready to forget all about archaic SMS technology.
Viber further beefs up user privacy with Secret Chat features for Android and iOS
Android and iOS instant messaging app Viber adds Secret Chat functionality to a bag of tricks also including encryption and “secret messages.”
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Why are we still using instant messaging apps at all?
Do we really need a gabillion instant messaging apps? Do our friends have to install them too? Find out here if there’s a better way.