Gupshup's mobile messaging app GupShup Messenger has now added support for nine Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu besides English, allowing users to send messages to their followers in these languages. While this feature is available on GupShup's web app, its not clear if the company has also rolled out this feature across all its mobile apps (Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Nokia S40) as well, since we weren't able to find it on the Android app at the time of writing this article. (We tried it on Nexus 4 running Android 4.3). We have contacted GupShup on this and will update once we get a response. The web app currently offers a transliteration keyboard, which allows users to choose their preferred input language through a drop down menu and type in English characters which gets automatically converted the respective language script. What's worth noting is that the site also offers a character map for each language, which can be accessed by clicking on the keyboard symbol below the text box. This can be quite handy in familiarizing users on how to type any specific character in the text box. Over the past year, the company also seems to have introduced features like Repost (GupShup's version of Retweet) and the ability for users to share any message using Android's default share intent, which allows them to share a specific message through various apps installed on their Android phone. More on that in our review here. Besides this, the company also…
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