Social Media

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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