With Android Pie, Google instituted a more heavy-handed approach to how apps can scan for WiFi networks. That irked some developers in some very legitimate use cases, since the limit effectively broke how some apps worked if they relied on multiple WiFi scans. Google isn’t backing down from that, either. Those WiFi scanning limits are […]
Come comment on this article: Android Q will heavily limit apps’ ability to scan for WiFi networks
Earlier this year Google announced a new feature for their Google Photos services called Live Albums. When initially released, Live Albums came with a limit of 10,000 photos and videos. In a recent change, Google has bumped that limit up to 20,000 items, which matches the limit on shared albums. Live Albums are private albums […]
Come comment on this article: Live Albums on Google Photos gets a bump up to a 20,000 item limit
Facebook is still determined to reassure jittery users in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal, and that now includes restricting what advertisers can do. The social network is closing down a Partner Categories service that let t…
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Social media platform Twitter distinguished itself early on when it imposed a limit of 140 characters on the messages – tweets – posted by users. This resulted in much creativity on the part of users and help spur a drive for brevity when posting messages. Over time that limit turned into a bit of a […]
Come comment on this article: Double up on Tweets with Twitter’s new 280 character limit
Earlier today, mobile messaging platform Viber took delivery of a rather nifty update via the Play Store. In terms of added functionality, the upgrade carries the facility for user to like individual messages, join public group chats and send text up to 7,000 characters long.
The full changelog can be seen below:
To install the update, simply open up the Play Store, toggle the hamburger menu by swiping in from the left-hand side of the screen, select ‘My Apps’ and click on ‘Viber, then hit the update button.
Come comment on this article: Viber for Android updated with public group chats, 7,000 character limit & more!