Looking back, now I know why the boys would chuckle whenever I told them what my screen name was.
In my opinion, AOL was a breeding ground for stalkers and creepy guys from school who didn't have the courage to talk to me in person.
With Telegram, you can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc), as well as create groups for up to 10,000 people or channels for broadcasting to unlimited audiences.
You can write to your phone contacts and find people by their usernames.
Loves Editor: "My first screen name was Blondychick17. AIM profiles were the sweetest form of torture for me, and I remember seeing the lyrics to Nickelback's "How You Remind Me" in my ex-boyfriend's AIM profile and over it. At the time, I thought it was so clever since I had just moved back to the US from Thailand.
Whats App is the most downloaded and loved application in Brazil.
Brazilians are so dependent on it, that the sight of it being taken offline for 48 hours imposed by a judge order caused national wide outcry.
I first created the whole polished product and then I went to the market, while I should’ve first made a prototype/MVC.
Anyway I decided I wouldn’t trash months of hard work (native apps and a huge custom e-commerce API).