Viber launches ‘secret chats’ against WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption

New Delhi: The competitors of WhatsApp in the messaging platform are WeChat, Viber, Telegram, Messenger and some others, tries to compete with each other to be on first.

According to Deccan Chronicle, WhatsApp had recently launched a different Status feature is planning to get back to the old text status option. However WhatsApp is on headlines every time.In the competition to be on top, Viber recently informed that they innovated a new ‘Secret Chats’ feature that will self destruct automatically after some time.

This App is helpful when one wants to more privacy than the normal end-to-end encryption. Like the Snapchat have the option already that the messages are private and will escape after some time.

Viber announces the “Secret Chats” that let people have chats with more privacy features.

The Messages in a secret chat can’t be forwarded and screenshots are either totally unavailable or alerted to you by an instant notification in the chat screen. As always, your communications will continue to be protected by Viber’s end-to-end encryption.

Communication can be done either with the same person or in the group at the same time.

A regular chat and secret chat. You can identify it as secret by the lock badge on the chat icon. Starting a secret chat from an existing regular chat will not delete or replace the regular chat; it will just start a separate one.

The secret chats can be accessed later with a PIN. When you start a secret chat swipe left and select the hide icon in the chat list.