Earlier this month, WhatsApp activated end-to-end encryption for all users across the globe. Viber has also decided to take the same route and since April 19, 2016, the instant messaging app has availed end-to-end encryption to all users worldwide. Additionally, Viber has given users new feature, Hidden Chats. Now users can enjoy better security and privacy, the device and platform they are using notwithstanding.
Viber has over 711 million unique users worldwide, with the announcement of a complete end-to-end encryption across all devices including Android™ and iPhone®, iPad®, Android tablets, PC and Mac desktops. The announcement is highly welcomed by users who value their privacy and security.
This feature will be available over the coming weeks to all users who have the latest version of Viber. It includes strengthened security in every voice or video call, message, video and photo, in both group messages and one-to-one communication.
As part of this update, Viber also launches ‘Hidden Chats’ allowing users to hide specific chats from the main screen so no-one but the user knows they exist. These chats can only be accessed using a four …read more