Viber for Android gets Group Likes, longer text message support and more


Viber for Android has been updated, to add in a couple of new features.

Viber Group Chat Like update

The app now has  a “Heart button” next to each message in group chats, regardless of whether it is a text message or a sticker,.

This is a pretty useless move, which makes it more like Facebook. This is an instant messaging app, not a social network. The worst part is you can’t disable it. On the bright side, Viber now allows text messages can now be up to 7000 characters in length.

Public Chats are now available on Android tablets, and you can now share the messages by forwarding to your contacts. Viber says it has also improved its video messaging feature.

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Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps and games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Google Nexus 6 and a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, he is also an avid gamer, and loves playing on his Laptop and his phones. You can find him on Twitter @Im_Ashwin

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