Social Media

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 […]

Instagram is Now Letting Testers Early-Access Features with New Alpha Program

December 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It has never been easy accessing upcoming features in Instagram. That was because there wasn’t any pre-testing program for the image hosting app apart from the beta test it ran on select cases. But that’s about to change. Early adopters would soon have the chance to enjoy features and changes in Instagram much before it […]

Instagram is Rolling Out a Dedicated App to Handle Your Direct Messages

December 13, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram is following the path of its parent platform Facebook. The image hosting app is now working on a dedicated app for messaging which will let users handle all their Direct messages in their account through a standalone app. The app is currently being rolled out on a test basis on Android and iOS to […]

Facebook To Launch Dedicated Messenger App for Preteens

December 7, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s age restriction meant that it was never a place for kids. But that’s slightly changing now, as the company has decided to open the doors of its Messenger services to the kids. Facebook has launched a new version of its Messenger app, specifically for users under the age of 13. Called Messenger Kids, the […]

Facebook Using AI Technology to be More Reactive to Suicidal Posts

November 30, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook, being an open platform, is never void of user posts that deal with suicidal thoughts. The social media platform had until now relied on user reports to bring such posts under attention and do the rightful. But it’s now resorting to artificial intelligence to speed up things. The company has revealed a new proactive […]

Facebook’s New Feature for Messenger Lets Users Glance at Fun Facts

November 25, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is taking yet another leaf from the book of its rival Snapchat for its Messenger platform. This time around, it’s the streaks feature that finds a place in the instant messaging application from the company. Streaks, as confirmed by Facebook, is a new feature that will let users have a look at some fun […]

Facebook Dedicated Video App Targeted at Video Creators Unveiled

November 23, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has frequently tried to fire shots at Google’s YouTube by adding more video-focused tools in the social media platform. The company has now deployed the latest of such attempts in the form of a dedicated app targeted for video creators. Called simply Facebook Creator, the new app aims to lure video creators to the […]

Here’s How to ‘Partly Recover’ Deleted Messages on WhatsApp

November 21, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp has recently introduced the feature called ‘Delete for Everyone’ that lets you delete wrongly sent messages within a particular time limit. This will leave the space with a message that reads ‘This message has been deleted’, making it impossible for users to read them if it’s deleted before they access it. But that’s not […]

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