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Google Photos will no longer back up images from WhatsApp, Messages, Kik, and other messaging apps by default

Google is disabling the Google Photos app's image and video backup for folders created by services like WhatsApp, Messages, and Kik. In essence, that means that by default, photos and videos from those services saved on your phone won't be backed up by Google Photos going forward. The change appears to be temporary, and Google hopes it will make a dent in internet resource utilization during the ongoing pandemic. If you prefer, you can easily revert the change manually to re-enable those backups at any time.

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Messaging app Kik no longer shutting down thanks to MediaLab acquisition

Kik has been treading water over the last couple of weeks since its developer announced that it would close the messaging app and focus on its cryptocurrency Kin. Understandably, there's been an uproar among Kik's loyal users, and as it turns out, their cries have been heard. Holding company MediaLab has purchased the app and published a note to its users, saying "Kik is here to stay!" Even so, there are some changes looming, including the rollback of some features and the introduction of ads.

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AirDroid For Windows And OS X Adds Kik And Telegram Reply Support, New Languages In Version 3.1.3

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