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Timer to turn messages, warn to take screenshots on Viber

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 16:30 PM (GMT+7)

This feature can be applied to any type of message, including photos and stickers.

Viber has just added a feature that automatically disappears in group chats. This feature allows users to customize the auto-disappearing time of messages in group chats, and allows disabling forwarding, copying messages or taking screenshots. Previously, this feature was only available in live chats.

The timing options for the message disappear.

Viber users can set up group chat messages to disappear within 10 seconds, 1 minute, 1 hour or 1 day after being read. According to Viber, the number of options for their auto-disappearing messages is more than other chat apps.

On mobile devices using Android 6 or higher operating system, Viber will completely disable the feature of forwarding, copying or taking screenshots of messages when the disappear option is enabled. For older versions of Android and all iOS users, group chat members are automatically notified if any member takes a screenshot of a message setting to disappear. .

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A message is being counted down from disappearing.

This feature can be applied to any type of message, including photos and stickers. For example, if you send a follow-up appointment with personal information to the hospital’s customer service staff in a group chat and set up auto-delete, the message will disappear after the user reads it. message with custom time as above.

Personal and group chats on Viber are end-to-end encrypted, so users can be sure that their conversations are private and secure. The auto-disappear feature is another example of Viber’s commitment to providing a secure messaging app where users can be assured of the privacy of their private conversations. as well as group chat.

“We are pleased to give Viber users complete control over when they send messages to an individual or a group,” said Nadav Melnick, Vice President of Product, Rakuten Viber. Privacy has long been a top concern for us, as evidenced by our adherence to end-to-end encryption. With this update, our commitment to privacy is taken to a whole new level.”


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