Chat ‘secretly’ with Viber’s new feature


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WEB DESK: A new yet interesting feature has been introduced by Viber for its users that enable them to send ‘secret messages’. 

The new feature will have ability to send messages in a separate chat window and then those messages will be self destruct later. Moreover, this feature has been designed to maintain privacy and let users to have more control on their chats.

The Viber blog stats that, “With Secret Chats, you can set a self-destruct timer for every message in the conversation. Messages in a secret chat can’t be forwarded and screenshots are either totally unavailable or alerted to you by an instant notification in the chat screen”.

It is necessary to update Android users that screenshots can not be taken while using this feature whereas iOS users can take them. Plus, Viber will enable users if it occurs by sending alerts.

Another option is included that a person can open two windows of conversation at the same time with the similar group or a person. However, lock symbol at the top will differentiate these chat windows.

“Our goal is to continue to bring you features that will enable you to communicate without limitation and without hesitation,” claims Viber in this regard.

Lastly, this latest feature is available at iOS and Android.

Note: the story was originally published on pakistantoday.