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[Opinion] Whatsapp and Telegram - They Co-exist!

When Telegram first launched in 2013, it was really obvious for me to conclude that it was coming for Whatsapp. The developers being very active, kept on constantly adding new and useful features to their app. In fact, recently they just released a new video showing-off their 7-year journey of evolution! In 7 years, Telegram has grown to 400 million users and about as many features. Here’s a look back at some of the best updates (and memes) since 2013. — Telegram Messenger (@telegram) August 17, 2020 Whatsapp launched in 2009 as a paid service (Yes!!!) - $1 /  ₹50 per year (back then), then eventually in 2016, they made it completely free for everyone due to the growing number of users and users = data = totally worth it ! February 2014 was when Facebook acquired Whatsapp ( and even also the data inside!)  for $19b. Reiterating:  users = data  =  totally worth it  !

[Opinion] The Amazon app - Why does this thing even exist?

These kinds of articles require disclaimers, so continuing this trend, I totally respect and admire Amazon as a company [and all its services ;)]. I even have an Echo Dot! (3rd Gen) and regularly order stuff through It is just that I really, really cannot ignore that fact (refer the title) and I wish people become aware about it! Let me start with screenshots... Just in case y'all are wondering...the first 2 screenshots are of the app while the next 2 are of the mobile website. Apart from the gradient, I can't see any difference really there. Getting the point? Amazon has, in my opinion, technically done no value-add as such by creating this app in the first place (apart from whopping app install numbers) As per App Store  (Left),  As per Google Play  (Right) Btw...this app just has an average rating of  just 3.2/5 on the App store! I mean seriously, at-least here in India, in the app I can only see 2 visible addition