Truecaller Challenges WhatsApp With This New Function

The popular communications application that assists in knowing unknown callers, Truecaller, is launching out its personal IM (instant messaging) platform dubbed as Truecaller Chat. Taking a dig at Facebook-controlled WhatsApp, Truecaller claimed, “With the intention to make chat secure and to avoid false news from spreading, the IM platform will permit consumers to report links, making sure that false news is not spread unchecked by consumers,” in an interview.

Truecaller Chat will permit consumers to mark website links by default as spam if they think it to have wrong information, which will then assist their consumers offer a more precise idea about what data is fake. Truecaller Chat will sport an integration between Chat and SMS. As per a report by TechCrunch, Truecaller Chat will operate similar to Apple’s iMessage. The messages sent among Truecaller consumers will be managed for free within the app, while texts sent to non-consumers will go over as SMS.

Speaking of Truecaller, the Swedish company earlier started offering consumers the choice to record voice calls employing the application. The firm talked about this function in one of the support pages, offering information on what edition it will operate and how one can perform recording of the calls.

“Call recorder is finally here. It’s a feature request which we see every day so it’s not a question to not add it, you name it and we deliver!” claimed the support page. The company claims that all the voice calls will be amassed in the handset and is not saved on servers of Truecaller. It guaranteed that the firm “does not read/process your recordings. We respect your privacy.” Truecaller would require the permission to access storage to amass the recordings in the handset. The function, on the other hand, is not for everybody. Truecaller claims that only Android consumers who have Android 5.0 or later edition can employ this function.

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