Social Media

Instagram’s Data Download Tools is Now Available to All as Promised

April 26, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

With privacy concerns at their peak in the internet world, social media platforms have been pushing hard to keep users stuck to them. But alongside, they have also been endeavoring to offer the security users have been longing for. But none of those have kept users from floating away from the social media platforms. And […]

Facebook will soon let you ‘Unsend’ Messages in Messenger

April 11, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is bringing the ability to retract messages to the Messenger services of its home social networking platform. According to reports, Facebook is currently testing the feature with an aim to roll it out to all its users in the near future. Recently, reports have emerged citing the disappearance of messages from Mark Zuckerberg and […]

Messenger Now Converts Your Panoramic Shots to 360-Degree Images

April 5, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It took over two years for Facebook to carry forward one of its alluring photo-shoot feature from the social networking app to its messaging platform. Messenger is finally getting updated with a new feature that will let users capture and share 360-degree images through their app. To capture 360-degree shots, users will have to set […]

Facebook Refreshes Group Chat Experience in Messenger with Admin Privileges and More

March 23, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is upgrading the group chat experience on Messenger app with the introduction of a few additional features. Among those are new admin privileges, joinable links, and real-time voice and video chat support within groups. Following close to the line of other popular messenger apps, Facebook Messenger has added admin privileges that bring a check […]

Facebook Lite is Now Officially Available in Developed Markets

March 19, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook Lite, the trimmed down version of the beefy Facebook app, is now arriving to developed markets. Facebook has revealed that its lighter version of the Facebook app will now be made available on Android devices via Google Play. Facebook launched the Lite version of the app to woo users in the developing regions, where […]

Facebook Revives Instant Games; Now Open to Developers

March 17, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has introduced Instant Games for messenger over a year ago. Ever since, we haven’t heard of much development with it. The reason was that Facebook was testing the service in beta all these time. Now with over a year of testing, Facebook has decided that it’s time to expand the feature. The company has […]

Snapchat Lens Collection will Soon Feature Third-Party AR Filters

March 15, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Snapchat’s filter carousel was until now limited to contents from advertisers. But that’s about to change, as Snapchat is prepping up to include filters from third-party developers soon to its home page. Snapchat has introduced various overhauls off-late, particularly since the arrival of Instagram Stories, to woo users and content creators equally. They have recently […]

Snapchat is Finally Adding the Ability to Mentions Users in Stories

March 14, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It’s now Snapchat’s turn to borrow back. Following the shameless copy of the Stories feature by Instagram and the subsequent upgrades, Snapchat has now decided to copy something from Instagram in return. The media sharing app is now said to be working on the mentions feature, which will let users tag other people in their […]

Twitter is Planning to Let Any User Have the Verified Badge

March 13, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter is planning to re-introduce the handout of the verified blue-badges to its users. And this time, it might not just be the big profile names that would be able to bear the badge. Instead, Twitter is thinking of giving all its users an access to the verified tag, provided they don’t get involved in […]

Instagram Testing New Features for Direct Messaging on iOS

March 7, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook-owned Instagram is testing new features to improve the overall interface of the app on iOS. The image and video hosting app is said to be working on introducing a slew of features including starred chats, search filters and data download. Instagram has been long testing the starred chat feature that would let users mark […]

Call Switch Feature Finally Shows up on WhatsApp Beta

January 17, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It has been rumored for months that WhatsApp was planning to introduce a new feature to let users switch between voice calls and video calls. Now, after months of speculation, the feature has finally started showing up on the popular messaging platform. The call-switch feature is being now introduced in v2.18.4 of WhatsApp Beta for […]

You Might Soon be Able to Post Instagram Stories as Your WhatsApp Status

January 6, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Despite Instagram and WhatsApp originating from the same roots, Facebook has so far managed to refrain the two platforms from sharing any feature. But that could be about to change, as WhatsApp might soon be borrowing Instagram stories in-order to expand its Status segment. At present, Facebook is pilot testing the feature by letting closed […]

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