Viber VoIP app surges to reach 140 million users, introduces fun Holiday themed update

Viber VoIP app surges to reach 140 million users, introduces fun Holiday themed update
Viber is probably one of the most popular Skype alternatives on smartphone. Unlike Skype it integrates tightly with the core phone functionality of the phone and quietly runs in the background allowing you to make or take free calls at any time.

And free is a huge word for calling, especially international. Users are definitely liking Viber as it now has expanded its user base to 140 million, and has introduced a brand new version for the Holidays.

In it, Viber brings a ton of fun smilies to better express your feeling in more than just words. Here is a list of the new features:

  • Playful emoticons 
  • Fun stickers 
  • A new “Send Location” feature that allows you to share a map of any location you choose 
  • An enhanced messaging experience with an updated user interface

Just like previously the app allows its users to exchange text messages and call each other for free, no matter where they are. You are still charged for the Internet data the app uses, of course. Everyday users of the application are now 400,000 people.

source: Viber

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7 Comments

1. jibraihimi

Posts: 800; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Now some big corporate will scramble to purchase Viber........... Instagram got 1billion $, when it only had 50million users, this thing can get way more than that............

2. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

Am I the only one here to first hear this Viber VoIP?

3. drcrazy91

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 19, 2012

unless u're sleeping in the jungle of amazon.....

4. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

I've always been using apps like skype, oovoo, tango, fring, msn (live) messenger all this time.. but never heard of Viber... guess im giving it a try :)

5. nexusalltheway

Posts: 69; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

I love Viber. It saved me a fortune so far on international calls and texts.

6. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

nice one!

7. Viber

Posts: 30; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

Hi guys! This is a member of the Viber Team. Thank you for reviewing our new update, we hope you like it as much as we do! ;) Please feel free to let us know your thoughts, questions and comments, we'd be happy to assist. Thanks, Viber

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