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January, 2021

  • 14 January

    WhatsApp Gained Most Monthly Active Users in India in 2020, Facebook Led Downloads: App Annie

    WhatsApp emerged as the top app of 2020 in India with most monthly active users, according to mobile analytics firm App Annie. This might change in 2021 as users are moving away from WhatsApp because of privacy concerns, but in a locked down 2020, WhatsApp took centre stage. The instant ...

  • 13 January

    Mobile App Downloads Hit 218 Billion, Consumer Spend Reaches $143 Billion in 2020: App Annie

    Market of mobile apps continued to grow in 2020 despite the coronavirus outbreak, with new app downloads growing seven percent year-over-year to 218 billion, according to a report. Consumer spending on app stores also resulted in a growth of 20 percent year-over-year. The expansion of app downloads and usage of ...

  • 12 January

    Shifting to Telegram? Here Are 5 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

    Telegram is adding new users in huge numbers following the public backlash against Facebook’s new privacy policy and terms of service update on WhatsApp. Users have to accept the updated terms of service and privacy policies or they will lose their access to the app by February 8, 2021. This ...

  • 11 January

    Signal FAQ: What Is Signal and Why Are People Leaving WhatsApp?

    Signal has emerged as one of the top alternatives to WhatsApp recently,  with WhatsApp’s updated privacy policy causing an outrage on the Internet. Many people have declared their intention to delete WhatsApp and switch to Signal. If you were wondering what the fuss is all about, here’s a primer on ...

  • 10 January

    Switching to Signal? 5 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

    Signal is seeing a huge influx of users who are switching from WhatsApp, as users want to protest about WhatsApp’s new privacy policies, a movement that also got a significant boost when Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted “Use Signal”. But if you’ve just started using the privacy-focused messaging application then there ...

  • 8 January

    WhatsApp May Soon Allow Public Testing of Multi-Device Support for Android Users

    WhatsApp appears to soon allow users to test its multi-device support. A recent WhatsApp beta for Android has suggested that the messaging app could bring a WhatsApp Web Beta release to let users try anticipated multi-device support that is rumoured to enable WhatsApp access simultaneously on multiple devices. Some references ...

  • 6 January

    WhatsApp Privacy Policy, Terms of Service Update Makes Facebook Data Sharing Mandatory

    WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy and terms of service to better integrate with other products and services offered by Facebook. Unlike the release of a new feature or an update that adds new functionality, the instant messaging app has brought the change almost silently earlier this week. It has, ...

December, 2020