A first for IMs
Bangalore, May 22 2015: Instant messaging apps for mobiles have always allowed their closed groups to share pictures or movie clips. They have generally been limited to 15-- 25 MB -- and to media type files.
Now Hike India's own home grown Messenger has become the first to offer a Big File Transfer feature, allowing users to send or receive a file of up to 100 MB in any format-- ppt, doc, zip, avi, mp3, pdf.... This is being seen as a plus point for students who can exchange notes or presentations without needing to find a PC.
The push from Hike, may become a wider shove -- making the transfer of elephantine files a cinch from a mobile.