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How to Create a Public Link for Your WhatsApp Group

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When you have a public WhatsApp group, adding each new member yourself can be tedious. Thankfully, you have an alternative. WhatsApp allows you to create a shareable link that interested participants can click to join your group instantly. Here’s how to use it.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/707842/how-to-create-a-public-link-for-your-whatsapp-group/
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How to Install Signal Desktop on Linux

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Signal is the privacy-focused smartphone messaging app everyone seems to be using. You can also use Signal on a Windows PC, Mac—or Linux computer. It’s easy to install and register it to your Signal account.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709784/how-to-install-signal-desktop-on-linux/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave McKay

Why SMS Text Messages Aren’t Private or Secure

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You might think that switching from Facebook Messenger to old-fashioned text messages would help protect your privacy. But standard SMS text messages aren’t very private or secure. SMS is like fax—an old, outdated standard that refuses to go away.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709373/why-sms-text-messages-arent-private-or-secure/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

Otter launches live transcription for Google Meet

ab63d810-5bce-11eb-bfff-ba8c913cffbdOtter, which uses AI to offer a low-cost transcription service, is bringing its smarts to Google Meet, letting users access live notes and captions. All a user needs to do is install a Chrome extension, which will open up a live notes panel which wil…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/otter-ai-live-transcriptions-google-meet-140000095.html
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How to Make Signal Your Default SMS Messaging App on Android

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Signal is a popular privacy-focused, encrypted messaging app. It’s an alternative to WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, and others. There’s a lot to like about the app, and if you make the switch, it can even replace your SMS app.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709379/how-to-make-signal-your-default-messaging-app/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

The 5 Best Alternatives to WhatsApp

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WhatsApp has become ubiquitous with mobile messaging, but it’s not for everyone. If you’re suffering from WhatsApp fatigue or you don’t like the privacy issues with this Facebook-owned app, here are the best WhatsApp alternatives you should look into.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/708835/the-5-best-alternatives-to-whatsapp/
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What Is Signal, and Why Is Everyone Using It?

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Signal is a secure encrypted messaging app. Think of it as a more private alternative to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, iMessage, and SMS. Here’s why you should seriously consider switching to Signal.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/708916/what-is-signal-and-why-is-everyone-using-it/
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How to Turn Off Typing Indicators in Signal (or Turn Them On)

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Typing indicators allow you to see when someone you’re communicating with is typing a text message to you. If they’re a slow typer, though, you might end up sitting there watching the indicator bounce on your screen. Thankfully, you can turn typing indicators off in Signal.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/708684/how-to-turn-off-typing-indicators-in-signal-or-turn-them-on/
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Watch “11 New Features in Microsoft Teams for 2021” on YouTube

Microsoft Teams is working hard to compete with Zoom and other online meeting and communication apps. If you have Office 365, you probably already have a license. New features are being added and glitches corrected all the time, so if you haven’t already done so, checkout Teams.

This video review spotlights some of the newest and most useful features recently added to Teams.

Microsoft Teams ‘Dynamic View’ makes watching presentations easier

a0c81120-51c7-11eb-b7be-ca063ea0cf0dUnsurprisingly, Microsoft has been releasing a steady stream of improvements to Teams, the company’s de-factor Slack competitor. As noticed by The Verge, the company gave a quick preview of a feature called “Dynamic View” that should make video calls…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-teams-dynamic-view-preview-154417237.html
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