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Facebook is Officially Rolling Out Explore Feeds for All

October 21, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

If you were not aware, Facebook, for some time, has been featuring a feed alternate to its normal News Feed. You might not have noticed it until now, as the feature was only being tested among a few users. But from now on, everyone can access the new feed section inside Facebook. With alternate, we […]

WhatsApp Now Lets You Share Real Time Location for a Set Duration

October 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Close on heels of what rival apps started doing, WhatsApp too has introduced the feature of real time location sharing in the instant messenger app. Called Live Location, the feature has been introduced both on the Android and iOS version of the app. Live Location on WhatsApp borrows its features from Facebook Messenger, the instant […]

Facebook Dedicated Desktop Version of Workplace is a Slack Rival

October 9, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Workplace, the Facebook rival to Slack, has just got better. The team-collaboration service can now be accessed from desktops through a new dedicated app version apart from the normal web version format in which it has been available till now. With the launch of the new app for Windows and Mac, Facebook has also introduced […]

Twitter is Granting Double Power over Characters in Tweets; Here’s How to try it

September 28, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

There have been more than plenty of rumors regarding the axing of the 140-character limit on Tweets for over years. But it seems like things are finally taking good shape. Twitter is currently experimenting the usage of bigger tweets that will let usage of up to 280 characters. That’s exactly double the limit to which […]

Twitter’s Lite Experience Might Soon Get Rolled Out in App Format

September 26, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has kick-started the Lite trend earlier by rolling out a compact app version of the social media platform. Twitter too picked it up, though late, by bringing out a lite version of its mobile website on smartphones. It now appears that Twitter is offering further, like Facebook, to get the most out of its […]

Instagram’s Auto-Playing Videos Now Depend on Your Previous Actions

September 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Auto-playing videos might still have split opinion, but Instagram seems to be less bothered about it as they appear to pile up more misery over the ones who dislike it. The news is that the Facebook-owned platform will soon turn on the audios along with auto-playing videos. However, it isn’t a default option. Instagram will […]

Facebook to Introduce Instant Videos to Unhitch the Dependency of Videos over Mobile Data

September 12, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s Instant Articles feature that catalyzed the necessity for quicker web page loading will soon have a sibling. This time around, the company is cutting down the streaming sessions by introducing a new feature called the Instant Videos. As indicated by its name, Instant Videos is very much similar to Instant Articles, except for that […]

WhatsApp Lets You Invoke App Shortcuts in Marshmallow Devices via Custom Launchers

August 3, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Android Nougat’s App Shortcut feature was in a way an alternate to the 3D Touch of iOS. Indeed, the latter makes use of all the pressure variations. But still, for an OS that lacks the support of pressure sensitive glass, app shortcuts on the home screen was a bliss. Now, WhatsApp is trying to emulate […]

Facebook Cherishing GIF Popularity with New In-App GIF Creation Tool

July 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It’s an open truth that GIFs are much adored on the internet. Its popularity has forced many leading social platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp to incorporate the support for GIFs into them. But Facebook now believes that just a mere inspiration isn’t satisfying the users. As a result, the company is planning to roll out […]

Amazon is Reportedly Working on a Social-Messaging App Called Anytime

July 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Tech behemoth Amazon is reportedly involved with the working of a new messaging app. Called Anytime, this new app is now being developed by keeping user interests on top of everything else. According to AFTV News, Amazon is reportedly conducting a survey based on its new app to fetch the feedback of users on some […]

WhatsApp Finally Lets You Transfer Files, Apart from Media and PDFs

July 14, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp is closing the gap between personal and business communications by upping it as a platform that caters both. As a result, the messenger service is now introducing new file sharing tools that will busy its channel of one-on-one file sharing. With the recent update for Android, WhatsApp will finally let users send any file […]

Twitter Now Lets You Get Rid of Notifications from Strangers

July 12, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter is a messy place. It can get really flooded with replies and comments, most of the time which irritates the owner of the tweets. Measures are still not in place to cut down such spams and annoying comments. Yet, Twitter is offering a solace with a new feature. The new feature comes with advanced […]

You Can Now Reply to Instagram Stories with Pictures & Videos

July 8, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram’s Story feature is one feature that has received heavy upgrades ever since it was introduced. The app has constantly upgraded the feature to stay on par with Snapchat, and as a result, it is now receiving a major overhaul that will add photo replies to Stories. The photo replies is similar to photo comments […]

Snapchat Now Facilitates Sharing of Web Links Along with New Additions

July 8, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Snapchat is not a platform primarily affiliated with instant messaging, but it’s providing all it can to ease the IM services within its bound. The photo sharing app has just received a new update that will finally let users share web-link through the app to their contacts. Unlike rest, sharing of links isn’t straight-forward in […]

Twitter Reducing In-App Animations Across its Home Feed

July 6, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter is bringing some noticeable revamps in a bid to curb down the hiccups in its home feed. Like it has been before, the latest update is currently being tested on the beta version on Android. With version 7.4, Twitter is adding the option of reducing motion that would put a check on in-app animations. […]

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