The new Hangouts Chat then is all about team messaging.That means the application, which will be available on Android, i OS and the web, will offer rooms (yep — just like Slack).
Half (49%) of smartphone owners ages 18 to 29 use messaging apps, while 41% use apps that automatically delete sent messages.
These records can become useful sources of information, some of which could be private or confidential.
While some users might look up their IM logs to find the address or telephone number of an online contact given during the course of the conversation, others could search for such records as a means of gaining unsolicited access to your personal chats.
IRISH ADULTS ARE more likely to have Skype and Viber on their smartphones than Facebook Messenger and Whats App, according to new findings.
The latest quarterly report from Ipsos MRBI found that while instant messaging services like Viber, Whats App and Snapchat continue to grow in popularity, Skype is still the most popular messaging service in Ireland with more than half of Irish adults (51%) owning an account.
Snapchat continues to increase in usage with 21% of Irish adults using it, an eight point increase since November, while Vine is virtually unchanged since August, hovering around the 4% mark.