Viber Now Lets Users Set Timer for Photos & Videos to Disappear After Seen

Viber Now Lets Users Set Timer for Photos & Videos to Disappear After Seen. The advancement of Social media platforms has vital effects on our lives. Now communication with our loved ones sittings miles away is easy which was nearly impossible in old days. However with all such advancements , cyber crime is also getting popular which leads others to misuse our pictures and personal information.

To cater this issue Viber has come up with new feature. This famous messaging App have rolled out their “secret messages” to give users more control over their personal information. This new feature lets users to set timer for their photos and videos to stay in archives.

Viber Now Lets Users Set Timer for Photos & Videos to Disappear After Seen

Now Viber ask its user to designate the photos and videos to stay in chat before they press send. Previously Viber introduced feature which let user delete conversation from both sides. A picture can be sent to friend with a view time of 1 , 3 , 7 or 10 seconds. When the time is up, recipient gets a record that something was shared by you but they cannot view it.

Viber Now Lets Users Set Timer for Photos & Videos to Disappear After Seen

The same goes for video that now it can be sent with option to be viewed be recipient one time. After that the video disappears from archives. This private feature works for groups as well as individual chats using Viber on Android devices.

Messaging platform Viber allows you to set a self-destruct timer for your messages

Last month, Viber announced 800 million registered users and 260 million monthly active users. This App is competing with other famous Apps like WhatsApp and Tango etc.

This new feature incorporating secret messages from viber may be welcome but not new in market. Kakao Talk and Line offers similar features. Line has timer just like Viber’s still photos. Kakao Talk deletes messages automatically after they have been read. The update of Viber is already available on Google Play and App Store.

Also Read: Viber Introduces Free Mobile Games Platform

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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