15 year old from Karachi develops instant messaging Android app similar to Telegram
A 15-year-old grade 9 student hailing from Karachi – Syed Nabeel Haider, has developed an instant messaging app with features ranging from voice calling to group creation, channel creation, and features for the vision impaired. The student claims that the app is even more advanced than WhatsApp, and it took him 3 years to get it done. The app also offers a “secret chat” option, enabling the users to set the chats to auto-delete and encryption similar to WhatsApp – 15 year old from Karachi develops instant messaging Android app similar to Telegram.
The app which the teenager has named FF meeting (family & friends meeting) as per his family’s suggestions, is available on the Google store
The young coder also revealed that he used Kotlin, java, and Python languages to create the app, and due to a lack of financial means, he was initially unable to upload the app to the Google app store. “I didn’t have the means to pay the Google fee for the app’s inclusion to the Google store, but one of my well-wishers offered to sponsor me, after which I was successful in uploading it.