Google Discloses Flaws in Signal, FB Messenger, JioChat Messaging Apps – Tempemail

In January 2019, a critical flaw was reported in Apple’s FaceTime group chats feature that made it possible for users to initiate a FaceTime video call and eavesdrop on targets by adding their own number as a third person in a group chat even before the person on the other Continue Reading

5 Ways to Protect Private User Data on Messaging Apps – Tempemail

Facebook recently asked WhatsApp users to accept its updated terms of service and privacy policy – or else lose access to the app. “As part of the Facebook family of companies, WhatsApp receives information from, and shares information with, this family of companies. We may use the information we receive Continue Reading

Encrypted messaging putting children at risk of abuse, says watchdog | Child protection

The children’s commissioner for England has warned that end-to-end encryption is putting children at risk of abuse, as a survey finds that most eight-year-olds are using messaging apps supposedly restricted to those aged 13 or older. In a report published on Tuesday, Anne Longfield said plans by social media firms Continue Reading

Altron People Solutions Partners with LivePerson to Deliver AI-powered Messaging for Better Customer Experiences – Tempemail

Altron People Solutions, a subsidiary of JSE-listed technology company Altron, was recently named as a Preferred Partner of LivePerson, a global leader in Conversational AI. The partnership will deliver AI-driven conversational experience solutions to the South African market and help companies pivot their businesses away from traditional voice-based channels to Continue Reading

Instagram Messaging for Business: 3 Reasons Why It’s Essential

Over the past decade, brands have dedicated significant resources to improve customer experiences at every touchpoint of which social media communications are now at the forefront. Today customer conversations have moved from traditional call centers and emails to social media and messaging apps. However, managing an influx of messages from Continue Reading

Experts Warn of Privacy Risks Caused by Link Previews in Messaging Apps – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers over the weekend disclosed new security risks associated with link previews in popular messaging apps that cause the services to leak IP addresses, expose links sent via end-to-end encrypted chats, and even unnecessarily download gigabytes of data stealthily in the background. “Links shared in chats may contain private Continue Reading

Indian messaging platform to build payments solution for feature phones- Tempemail

Read Article An Indian messaging platform has won a $100,000 challenge to build a payments solution for feature phones in the country. This assumes significance as over half a billion people, who do not have smartphones, will now be able to transact easily and securely via their feature phones. The Continue Reading

SHRM looks to Heve to convey Covid-19 messaging in 30-second slot- Tempemail

Branded content studio Heve has joined forces with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) to produce a 30-second commercial which reassures its members and the American workforce at large that the organization is here to support employees and companies as they operate through Covid-19. Covid-19 has forced organizations to reflect Continue Reading

In defence of the ‘stay alert, control the virus, save lives’ messaging- Tempemail

Following the release of the UK Government’s ‘Stay alert, control the virus, save lives’ messaging introduced at the begining of an easing on lockdown restrictions by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in England, there was loud consternation. Dan Cullen-Schute, founder and chief executive of Creature offers his view and reasons on Continue Reading

MTN Zambia Launches Instant Messaging App | Tempemail

Sourced from The Techie Guy MTN Zambia, in partnership with Simfy Africa, has officially launched the free instant messaging app ‘Ayoba’ which is available for Android devices downloadable from the Google play store. Ayoba users can securely send and receive text messages, voice messages, videos, images, audio and other files Continue Reading