Social Media

Facebook Dating Might Be On Its Way; Being Tested

September 21, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We had heard a few months back that social media major Facebook was ushering in a new dating feature. Though unexpected, the news had proved to be a bit exciting. We now hear that, as a test dose, Facebook Dating is being rolled out to a select number of users. In case the test proves […]

Twitter to Revamp Web Interface with Data Saver and Night Mode Features

September 11, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter is executing a pilot run of its new interface for the web edition among few users. The updated Twitter web interface is likely to bring in many changes including ability to bookmark pages and capabilities like data saver, night mode toggle, and more. Additional options are being experimented in the new interface like a […]

Facebook Looks to Rejig Navigation Bar As Per Your Interaction

August 2, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is changing the way its users would be interacting with the navigation bar that floats on top and bottom of the app respectively on Android and iOS. According to new reports, the social media platform will shuffle the options that will be available in the navigation bar, and it won’t be a preset one […]

Facebook’s Watch Party for Shared Video-Viewing is Coming to All

July 27, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has been constantly upgrading the video viewing experience inside the social networking platform owing to its commitment to make the platform more video oriented. Along its push, Facebook has experimented with many features. Some of them are being enjoyed around the world by all, while some have bit the dust without the world knowing. […]

Instagram will Now Let You Know Who’s Online in a More Familiar Fashion

July 20, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

For anyone who is active on social media, the green dot light reflecting right next to the persons online at that moment might be of very significance. Instagram never quite thought so, but only until now. The media hosting app is now finally bringing in the green dot status feature to highlight the active persons […]

WhatsApp Attempts to Control Spread of Hoax by Limiting Message Forwards

July 20, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Given the nature of instant messaging platforms, it’s hard not to come across a forwarded message, especially when you are using a rather popular one like WhatsApp. Seldom does people get to know about the veracity of a news that’s shared on WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned company is now attempting to put an end to it. […]

Instagram Rolls out Lite Version of the App to Select Markets across the World

June 29, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram becomes the latest to embrace the trend of rolling out a lighter version of the app to ease off data and storage woes of the users. The media-hosting app has quietly rolled out Instagram Lite app for Android users with the least of storage demands. Instagram Lite consumes only around 500Kb of space for […]

Facebook Messenger Kids App Goes to Canada and Peru with Improved Features

June 25, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We have heard lots about the new kids-focused chat app that Facebook readied in its stables. The most significant feedback on the app had come from child health advocates, who argued against Facebook’s latest invention. However, unfazed by criticism, Facebook has gone ahead and made the Messenger Kids appp available on iOS and Android. The […]

WhatsApp Working with Microsoft to Develop a UWP App for Windows Desktops

June 18, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp is among the few developers that constantly try to deliver updates to the Windows Phone version. And that’s despite Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp, giving out the least to the Windows Phone users. The case is different with WhatsApp as they have rolled out some rich features to the Windows Phone version. Now, […]

Snapchat Users will Now be Able to Delete Unopened Sent Messages

June 15, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Snapchat has upgraded its features, whereby users would now be able to delete Sent messages before they are opened. There are reports that the feature, which will initially be available to some people, will get to all the users in the coming weeks. The feature works in a simple manner where you can press and […]

Instagram will soon have a Dedicated Hub for Lengthy Videos

June 8, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Earlier this week, reports emerged that Instagram was adding support for videos of up to 1 hour length. Apparently, it seems like the support is just the part of a bigger process being laid out by the platform to take on the likes of YouTube and Snapchat. Additional details regarding the company’s video plan has […]

It’s Poll Time for Stories on Facebook Messenger

May 31, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s poll is an intriguing feature, and that’s the very reason why it has got spread to few places rather than getting constrained within the Timeline. In fact, polls have even been taken out for a run in Instagram, which indeed proved successful that it’s now available for all the stories you post through the […]

WhatsApp Group Calling Now Live on iOS; Android Receives New Features

May 29, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

After having tasted success with voice and video calls in the platform, WhatsApp is expanding the service with the introduction of group calling features. The iOS version of WhatsApp has now started receiving group calling features that let multiple users get connected to a call at a time. The feature although isn’t available to all […]

Instagram Starts Rolling Out Video Call Feature; Redesigns Explore Page

May 3, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

No matter where the features get introduced, Facebook will most have almost all of them infused to all of its social media platforms at one point or the other. That’s something we have seen over time, and this was the very reason many was hoping for the entry of video call feature in Instagram, something […]

Facebook is Giving Parents More Control over their Kids inside Messenger Kids App

May 1, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s Messenger Kids is one among the latest offerings from the social media company, offering an exclusive messaging platform for the kids with a certain degree of control handed out to the parents. Despite Facebook having set some parameters in terms of contacts, Messenger Kids received its share of criticism for luring kids into the […]

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