Viber

Viber for iOS to Launch Self-Destructing Secret Chats This Week

Viber is certainly one of the most popular cross-platform messaging applications available. Now, according to a new report from VentureBeat, the company has recently introduced a new feature to the application, which allows users to set time-limits for how long a video or photo will be visible inside a conversation. [caption id="attachment_202225" align="aligncenter" width="1490"] Image Credit: Paul...

Viber Gets End-to-End Encryption and Hidden Chats

Popular multi-platform messaging app Viber, that currently has over 700 million active users, has just joined the wave of messaging apps turning on expanded privacy features by introducing end-to-end encryption for all messages and calls on its platform similar to WhatsApp, while also adding the ability to ‘hide’ chats on your account alongside the existing expanded deleting function,...

Viber for Apple Watch Released: Reply to Messages, Send Stickers

Viber has updated their iOS app to include Apple Watch support, which allow users to read and reply to messages from their wrist plus “send exclusive stickers” only available from the wearable. Below are screenshots of the Apple Watch app and some of the stickers you’ll be able to send from your device: This summer,...

Viber Updated to Finally Bring Support for iPad

Viber was one of the early cross platform messaging apps and it still remains hugely popular, with over 516 million users worldwide. The app enables free texting to other Viber users (and to landlines via Viber Out), free audio and video calls. It’s also available on the Mac, but for the longest time was absent...

Viber Updated with iOS 7 Redesign, Adds New Photo/Video Sending Features

After being acquired by Japan’s Rakuen back in February in a $900 million deal, Viber has updated its iOS app with a new design compatible with iOS 7. Also new is the ability is to send multiple photos and videos simultaneously, the ability to block contacts, send longer videos and overall bug fixes. What's New...

Messaging App Viber Acquired by Japan’s Rakuten for $900 Million

Viber users, looks like your messaging app now has a new overlord as the Cyprus-based company has been acquired by Japan’s Rakuten for $900 million, reports Re/code: Japan’s Rakuten paid $900 million for Viber, the messaging company. The Cyprus-based Viber is a voice application, which is a new arena for Rakuten. It gives Rakuten the technology...