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WhatsApp finally adds option to let you block group invites

WhatsApp has added a new privacy option to its app that lets users block group invitations from select users. Users can chose to either completely disable group invites or chose who can send them one. Group invites have been an annoying part of WhatsApp where users are added without their permissions, specifically for spamming purposes. This feature intends to provide a solution for this annoyance.

Gmail gets new Scheduling and Smart Compose updates on its 15th birthday

On its 15th birthday, Gmail received a bunch of updates for its scheduling and smart compose features. Dynamic email support is also being rolled out for desktop browsers, which will allow users to perform actions right from within Gmail, instead of switching tabs. Scheduling and smart compose are rolling out for both desktop browsers and Android devices, while iOS devices will get the updates soon.

Facebook now tells you why you are seeing a post

Facebook has introduced a new change which lets users know why they are seeing a particular post in their newsfeed, be it a photo, video, status update, shared URL or anything else. This information helps users understand what data Facebook used to show that post and also gives quick options to manage what they see in their feed moving forward.

Get Dark Mode in Slack for macOS with Sblack

Slack has recently started testing a dark mode for their iOS and Android apps, however, they have not announced any plans to introduce dark mode in their desktop apps yet. The company announced last year that they are working on new native apps for macOS and Windows so dark mode might be introduced as part of those major updates. Fortunately, if you are on macOS, …