February 15, 2019
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 …
February 14, 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. …
January 11, 2019
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 …
October 29, 2018
In an unexpected move, Snapchat has released its filters for Mac and Windows desktop users by the name of Snap Camera. It’s no secret that Snapchat’s filters are one of its most popular features and with Snap Camera, users can now use these filters in video call apps and Twitch streaming.
October 29, 2018
WhatsApp has introduced a lot of new features in the past year to their app. These include Status updates, support for GIFs, group voice and video calls and much more. WhatsApp has announced that they will finally be adding support for stickers to their apps for iPhone and Android.
October 28, 2018
Facebook is adding a number of new music related features to its website and apps. The company is adding Music to Facebook Stories, expanding their Lip Sync Live feature and adding the ability to add songs to profiles.
October 24, 2018
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 …
October 23, 2018
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 …
October 22, 2018
WhatsApp for iOS has received some new updates which include support for iPhone XS Max’ larger display, a redesigned menu for messages, and consecutive playback for multiple new voice messages so users do not have to tap them one by one. In the previous major update, WhatsApp had received support for group video and voice calling.
October 12, 2018
On September 25, 2018, many Facebook users were surprised to open their app and see a login screen. As explained by their security team, many Facebook user’s security tokens (the code that keeps users consistently logged in) were deleted by the company, after a malicious attack on the site.