The new Telegram update has also improved the People Nearby feature, which now also indicates the distance between the user and any detected contacts.
The short-form video app which is also banned in India has lately struggled to "fight off suspicions that it operates under Chinese law, or under the control of Beijing.
'We'd announce that we're stopping too, but we never started turning over user data to HK police. Also, we don't have user data to turn over,' Signal tweeted.
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The settlement announced over the weekend comes after Telegram in May announced its decision to withdraw its cryptocurrency-focused subsidiary, Telegram Open Network or TON.
The growing popularity of apps and social media was first recognised by the BJP, especially PM Modi, during his first Lok Sabha campaign.
Is it already too late though? Would you really shift from whatever messaging apps you are using right now, at work and for personal use?
It is likely that this edit capability will land on your iPhone sooner than an edit button on Twitter.
The issue appears to be recurrent in iOS, and had previously occurred too with a Telugu character string.
All it takes is a hacker to get control of one WhatsApp to be able to replicate the same hacking technique on everyone in your WhatsApp contacts and groups.
WhatsApp does not have Dark Mode, Secret Chat or Self-Destruct messages like other instant messaging apps as yet.
Google's 'Project Zero' team found security vulnerabilities in Apple Safari's 'Intelligent Tracking Prevention' anti-tracking feature.
Telegram is adding a whole bunch of features to its app on Android and iOS.
As of Tuesday, details of 15 million bank debit cards in Iran had been published on social media in the aftermath of the anti-government protests.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is the leader among chat apps having 1.5 billion global users with 400 million of them in India.
Even though there are secure messaging apps like Signal and Telegram, nothing beats WhatsApp in terms of popularity.
While WhatsApp continues to face backlash for putting their privacy at risk, users are migrating towards Signal and Telegram seeking better encryption protocols.
The raids, titled 'Operation P-Hunt 3', were conducted across the state and police seized mobile phones, modems, hard disks, memory cards, laptops and desktops with pornographic materials.
Pictures of Google's Pixel 4, which is scheduled for a 2019 release, have been leaked on messaging app Telegram. The images show the Pixel 4 has a single colour finish, on top of slippery glass casing.
The 'Slow Mode' feature allows a group admin to dictate how often a member could send a message in the group and is aimed at making conversations in the group more orderly.