Messenger Viber has released an update iOS client, the main innovation which have become the new secret chat feature that allows users to choose how long a photo or video in the dialogue will be available for viewing. Simply set the timer to any messages automatically deleted after a specified time after viewing.
Secret chats can significantly expand Viber, since the innovation allows to create self-destructing in a given period of time, the dialogues — and extends the opportunity for individual and group conversations. The feature is a great addition to launched in the past year it possible to hide the dialogs using code. Now users will be able to keep your conversations under PIN protection, or even to destroy them.
Secret chats Viber have a number of useful features. First, members of secret correspondences cannot send messages to each other. Second, users get the ability to block the creation of screenshots — however, due to limitations of the iOS this feature will become available only on Android. However, iPhone and iPad users will get warnings, if a member of the secret chat will decide to take a screenshot.
Among other innovations the new version of Viber: an option to add photo stickers and draw pictures using Ludlow.
Viber was founded in 2010 and today boasts 800 million users worldwide. Among the competitors messenger — Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram. In 2014, Viber was bought by Japanese technology giant Rakuten for $900 million.
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