But it has been criticised by many users, particularly those in developing markets where both the app and older handsets are popular.
Anyone using Android 2.1 or 2.2, an i Phone 3GS or i OS 6 will find the app has stopped working. The company has advised that anyone with one of those older handsets who want to keep chatting with friends simply buy a newer phone.
Players can also earn free songs with virtual gold coins through gameplay, which lets them unlock premium tracks.
Many Whats App users are about to find themselves cut off from using the hugely popular chat app.
It's hard to miss those Bay Area billboards claiming that 1 in 5 children has been sexually solicited online, although only a tiny fraction of those involve aggressive solicitations from someone believed to be over age 25.
This especially holds true in a situation where they have to think of lies quickly.
Snapchat, Tinder, and even Facebook double as social networks, dating platforms, and subtle messaging systems for sexual missives.
This week, I invited sex tech consultant Lux Alpatrum to explain the culture around digital sex, and how technology is influencing intimacy. on i Tunes, listen on Sound Cloud, or subscribe via RSS. You can also find the entire collection of What's Tech?
I would say, "Hello." And a strange somewhere across the world would respond, "a/s/l/? As an adult, I'm aware that while I was in AOL chats to talk about pop culture, a large chunk of the folks were just looking for digital hook-ups.
The range, scope, and prevalence of sex technology in 2015 makes the AOL chatrooms of 1997 seem quaint.