Internet Archive

Instagram might be releasing Direct Messages for Web

A 23 years old software engineer, Jane Wong, has broken news that Instagram is internally testing Direct messaging on web which will be available on desktop and mobile web browsers. If Instagram Direct is released on web, it would means that users will be able to send messages to their contacts on Instagram from their desktop or mobile web browsers. Wong posted the leak on Twitter with …

Here are the 230 new Emojis coming to iOS and Android in 2019

Unicode Consortium has approved 2019’s final list of Emojis with 230 new characters. Deaf person, ringed planet, blood drop, people holding hands and more are the new emojis that users will get to compose expressive text messages with. In addition, new birds, animals, worship places, food, clothing, updates to older emojis with new colors and more have made their way in the updated Emoji 12.0 specs. …

Post to multiple Instagram accounts at the same time

Instagram app for iPhone and Android has received a new update which allows users to publish the same post to multiple accounts at the same time. This should help users who have multiple accounts logged in on their Instagram app and want to share the same photo or video on all their accounts. Users can manually select which accounts they want to publish their content …

Twitter to add color-coded replies, status messages, & presence indicators

Twitter is one of the Internet’s biggest social media sites that gives even Facebook a run for its money. Home to celebrities, innovators, and people looking for their real-time news fix, the site is for anyone and everyone. However,  major issue that people face is the perception of rampant toxicity on Twitter. The app is closer in similarity to Instagram as anyone can follow and …

Facebook goes back to basics with a simpler and cleaner Messenger app

Facebook’s Messenger app has been very displeasing to use for a long time now. It takes up a lot of system resources and forces you to deal with popup messages, among a myriad of other complaints. There is an audience out there that uses Messenger, despite the app being a hassle to use. Facebook has heard the long-ignored criticism and is refreshing the app with …