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A technology loved by global protestors will soon be used for sending messages and music without the internet

A technology loved by global protestors will soon be used for sending messages and music without the internet

Quartz - By Joon Ian Wong

Barcelona, Spain An app called FireChat shot to global attention in September 2014, as protestors in Hong Kong’s “umbrella movement” downloaded it 100,000 times in 24 hours. The app lets users send messages to one another without cellular data or a wifi internet connection, relying on bluetooth and …

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