Hike Messenger, Airtel Payments Bank Collaborate on Digital Wallet

Screenshot from the Hike Wallet App Indian instant messaging application Hike on Wednesday partnered with Airtel Payments Bank to power its digital payment wallet. “We’re on track of over five million transactions this month (November) from services such as recharge and P2P. “We’re excited and we look forward to working with Airtel on supporting this effort to bring more […]

Signal Private Messenger Gets Much-Requested ‘Disappearing Messages’ Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Company says feature will help in keeping chat history tidy Feature not introduced with aim to improve privacy Timer available from 5-seconds to one week When Google launched its text-messaging app Allo last month, it received criticism from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for the lack of privacy offered by the app. He instead suggested […]

Facebook Messenger App Adds Data Saver Option to Help You Save Mobile Data

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is currently available only on Android Data Saver allows you to manually download images and videos App automatically downloads images and videos on Wi-Fi Following the lead of many other apps, Facebook’s Messenger app has now been updated to include the data saver options to help users save cellular data. Many browsers […]

Facebook Messenger Testing ‘Conversation Topics’ You Can Talk About

HIGHLIGHTS Feature suggests topics on the basis of friends’ activities Feature has been named “Conversation Topics” Messenger app on Android recently introduced data saver option Facebook Messenger has introduced a new feature called “Conversation Topics”, which is likely to be a conversation topic in itself. As the name suggests, this new feature essentially suggests topics […]

Facebook Messenger Lite Takes Up Less Phone Space for Tech Challenged Areas

Small businesses and others seeking a better way to communicate with customers or partners in tech challenged areas should rejoice. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has launched lighter version of its Android Messenger app. The new bare-bones Messenger app is designed for people in areas with slow internet connections as well as for older phones with less powerful […]