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Top 3 App Updates Related To Messaging : SnapChat, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp

Top 3 App Updates Related To Messaging : SnapChat, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp

by Abhishek VoheraMay 2, 2014

In last week, there were many apps who got the significant app updates and they almost changed the way we use them. Many of them were the messaging app which added many new features some of them were : SnapChat, Facebook Messenger and the WhatsApp. So this article is all the way to explain what new features are added to this app from the updates.

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Top 3 App Updates Related To Messaging :

1. SnapChat

There are two type of people, one who use SnapChat and other who don’t. The majority of teenager enjoy to send image and text caption as new way of chatting or messaging. But for the people who don’t there is a new update in this application which have added the threaded messaging feature.

SnapChat Update

Now with self-destructing videos and pictures, user can also do the actual conversation with your friends. The User Interface is also cool and have the sliding option to start the conversation with your friend. The Message stays on the screen till the time you get a reply from your friend. In other words, All chats will disappear once you back out of them unless you screenshot or tap on a certain line of text. This update is availble on Google Play Store, if you have not installed or updated it yet here is the link : SnapChat Google Play Store

2. Facebook Messenger

Facebook has rolled out a new update of its Messenger app. The new 5.0 update brings lots of  improvements to the Android App. The user can easily share photos, voice messages, and many more stuffs with their friends using this new updated app. The new update also brings improvements in the algorithm of searching people and groups by name. Users also have the ability to download a sticker pack by pressing and holding any sticker that someone sends you.


The Facebook Messenger app retains the look and overall design seen in the previous version. A new row of icons is also available, for quick access to functions such as inserting stickers and other media. By using this new updates app, user can send the pics, specially selfies without going away from the chat screen and send them as easily as never before. The update is available on Google Play Store and can install or update it from this link : Facebook Messenger V5.

3. WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp is now a  instant messaging service which has over half a billion monthly active users. No doubt, WhatsApp is  one of the most widely used cross-platform instant messaging services out there. The WhatsApp Company is now under Facebook, who took over it for whooping 19 Billion Dollors. The WhatsApp is now giving many significant updates and covering up all the privacy and the security issues.

WhatsApp Update

As per the update, version 2.11.230 for Android, the app has extended ‘mute’ time for group conversation and also added the option to show notification for the following group. The latest option is 100 years, which is only a little more anti-social than the 1 year option. Other WhatsApp updates are new privacy settings for last seen, profile photo and status, added Camera shortcut for quicker picture sending, added ability to pay for a friend’s WhatsApp service, added large video thumbnails in chat and many more.

This was all about the TOP 3 app updates related to messaging apps. For many such articles keep visiting Above Android, now you can also install Above Android App From Google Play Store to get each and every update directly into your smartphone.

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Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.