FireChat - updates

Rappler's latest stories on FireChat


With Cebu City cell sites down, Sinulog revelers switch to FireChat

Jan 15, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Cebuanos turn to the popular app to send and receive messages as the city shuts down its cellular network over terrorism concerns

MMDA and Firechat partner for #MMShakeDrill

Jun 17, 2016 - 12:25 PM

MMDA encourages citizens local government officials volunteers and private sector partners to download FireChat a free messaging app on their Android or iOS smartphone

Power to empower: DOST Project Agimat launched in Marikina

Oct 12, 2015 - 10:24 PM

How would you send messages when communication lines are cut off during a disaster? An instant messaging platform may be the answer

SIGNING OF MOA. (From Left to Right) Marikina Vice Mayor Jose Fabian Cadiz, Open Garden Global Marketing Head Marina Azcarate and Project NOAH Executive Director Mahar Lagmay sign the memorandum of agreement for Project Agimat. Photo by Joey Ramos/City Government of Marikina

Firechat introduces offline private messaging

Jul 30, 2015 - 11:26 AM

FireChat private messages are encrypted end to end meaning the sender and recipient are the only people who can read the private messages sent and received


Text without load or Internet: The future of messaging

Apr 15, 2015 - 1:33 PM

Learn more about Firechat the world s first off the grid mobile messaging app at Rappler s ThinkPH forum on April 30

YFC, student groups join Rappler for papal coverage

Jan 11, 2015 - 11:04 AM

MovePH invites you to join the People s Coverage of the People s Pope by sending us your photos and stories and participating in the online discussion

Rappler and FireChat partner for papal visit

Jan 10, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Join Rappler on FireChat for the coverage of Pope Francis visit to the Philippines

Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to FireChat app

Sep 30, 2014 - 4:59 PM

Student leaders tell followers to download FireChat which allows phones to communicate even when the Internet is down thanks to Bluetooth connectivity

FIRECHAT. Screen shot from FireChat website.