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Truecaller's announcements from the ‘Stay Ahead’ event

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Mar 28, 2017, 9:04 pm IST
Updated Mar 28, 2017, 9:05 pm IST
Truecaller has announced a completely new redesign of the Android app.
Truecaller also announced that a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a video calling service, within the Truecaller app.
 Truecaller also announced that a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a video calling service, within the Truecaller app.

Truecaller has announced a completely new redesign of the Android app, and now with a broader array of useful features including:

  • SMS: Instantly see who’s SMS’ing you and filter out all spam messages. Spam SMS account for 15 per cent of all SMS messages sent globally, and represents 1.2 trillion spam messages each year.
  • Flash Messaging: Send quick pre-defined messages to any Truecaller user to let them know if you’re in distress, you’re on your way, your location, or that you’ve reached home.
  • Truecaller Pay: Android user in India can now send or receive money securely over their mobile phone thanks to a new partnership with ICICI Bank.

Truecaller also announced that a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a video calling service, within the Truecaller app. This will add a crucial communications layer that strengthens the value of Truecaller’s dialer, caller ID, and spam blocking app. Truecaller integration with Google Duo will be available in the coming months for Android and iOS as a permission-based service, where users will be able to opt-in and out at any time.

 

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