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Snapchat to Let Users Add Music to Their Posts

Snapchat has not officially commented on the subject

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Competing with the likes of Instagram, photo-messaging app Snapchat is planning to let users add music to their posts on the platform.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is trying to secure broad rights to catalogues from Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group, CNET reported on Friday.

No deals have been confirmed as of now, but the company has ramped up its efforts.

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Teenagers prefer Snapchat over Facebook, Instagram: Study. Pixabay

Other apps like Instagram and TikTok already let users add music to their content.

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Facebook also struck deals with major music companies in 2017 and 2018 allowing users to upload and share videos featuring songs from those labels.

Snapchat has not officially commented on the subject. (IANS)

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WhatsApp Testing a Key Feature to Help Users Self-destruct Posts

Disappearing Messages feature would be useful for those who share sensitive information on WhatsApp

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FILE - The WhatsApp app logo is seen on a smartphone in this picture illustration. VOA

WhatsApp is testing a key feature to give its users an ability to self-destruct their messages after a set period of time.

The developers have seen the feature that allows users to set their messages to self-destruct in the recently released public beta version of WhatsApp for Android a” dubbed as “v2.19.275”.

According to WABetaInfo that keeps track on WhatsApp features, the Facebook-owned platform is finally working on new features, including the new “Disappearing Messages” feature.

“As the name suggests, any message eligible to be ‘disappeared’, will be automatically deleted from the chat!” said the website.

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Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to logos of social media apps Signal, Whatsapp and Telegram projected on a screen in this picture illustration. VOA

When the chat is marked as “disappeared,” all messages will be automatically removed after a certain interval.

The user will be able to mark the chat as “disappeared” enabling the option “Disappearing messages”, in Group Info.

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It’s one of the most popular features on highly-encrypted chat platform Telegram.

Disappearing Messages feature would be useful for those who share sensitive information on WhatsApp. (IANS)