Few days ago, WhatsApp tested the video streaming feature on beta version of Android. Now, the feature is being rolled out to all the Android users along with the animated GIF image support.
The new video streaming feature will allow users to view shared videos on WhatsApp as they are being downloaded. Consequently, users won’t have to wait now for the entire video to be downloaded in order to watch it.
Earlier, to watch any shared video on WhatsApp, you had to [...]
As promised, Google has now added Hindi support to the Google Assistant on its smart messaging app Allo. The Google Allo app was launched in September at Google’s Make for India event.
To start using the Allo assistant in Hindi, users will have to say “Talk to me in Hindi” to the assistant or change the language preference setting accordingly. Users can have a one-one-one chat with the Assistant in Allo, [...]
Facebook is the world’s largest social networking platform with 1.79 billion monthly active users. With 166 million monthly active users, India has become the 2nd largest market for Facebook in terms of number of users, as of the third quarter of 2016.
According to the company, in future among the next billion people to connect with Facebook on mobile platforms globally, 70 percent of users will come from Asia and [...]
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is apparently testing a new video streaming feature on beta version of Android. The new feature will allow users to view shared videos as they are being downloaded. Consequently, users won’t have to wait now for the entire video to be downloaded in order to watch it.
At present, to watch any shared video on WhatsApp, you have to either download the entire video or wait until the video is [...]
India’s first home-grown messaging app Hike messenger has rolled out set of new features such as Stories, built-in camera and live filters on Thursday at an event in New Delhi. The move is intended to take on the likes of Snapchat and Instagram.
The first major feature launched by the company is called ‘Stories’. It allows users to share their moments with each other through photos and videos. The Timeline [...]
Google launched its smart messaging app Allo in September and now to enhance the user experience, the company has rolled out new set of updates which include Smart Smiley, new chat themes and an exclusive “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sticker pack.
Google Allo’s ‘Smart Smiley’ will let users find the right emoji or sticker to send based on the kind of conversation. Users just need to tap the Smart Smiley button [...]
Nowadays, most of the people connect with each other via Social apps for chatting, making voice and video calls. But, to get started you need to create an account or download apps which can be a little complicated for some people. Hence, to get rid of this complication, Microsoft owned Skype can now be used without the need to create an account and sign in before starting a conversation for the Web platform.
Now, you can [...]
The most popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp has finally started rolling out the much awaited video calling feature for everyone. With 160 million monthly active users, India is now the biggest market for WhatsApp. The video calling feature will roll out to all iOS, Android and Windows users gradually. Last month, the feature was seen on beta version of WhatsApp.
To use the new video calling feature, WhatsApp users [...]