Social Media

WhatsApp finally Uplifts In-App Camera with Addition of New Night Mode

July 5, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp is indeed one among the major messenger platforms available in smartphones today. But that come along with some major accusation for its in-app camera. With rivals plodding with filters and AR stickers inside in-app cameras, WhatsApp stayed reluctant in bringing about any change to the boring camera it features inside the app. But signals […]

Facebook to Soon Have a Dedicated Platform for Live Videos

June 27, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is heavily betting on video and it’s no secret. From heavily video-oriented updates within the app to off-the-app services, Facebook has shown keen interest in taking the future social media to a video-oriented platform. Yet, they still doesn’t appear on the list of the pioneers of video broadcasting, thanks to the likes of YouTube. […]

Instagram Celebrates Milestone Success of Stories with New Replay Feature

June 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Photo-hosting social app Instagram has just added a new feature to its much celebrated Stories feature. With the new addition, users will now be able to upload live videos and let them be playable through replays in their Stories for up to 24 hours. The feature will help expand the reach of live videos as […]

Facebook Unleashing Neural Network to Get Humans in Negotiations with Bots

June 15, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Chatbots never make sense for at least some of us, but not when we know that they can negotiate better with humans in the future. Researchers at Facebook are now employing its chat bots with better cognitive skills so as to improve the reasoning skills of robot to make it on par with humans. The […]

Twitter to Have Yet Another Revamp for Android Version to Make Interface Simpler

June 12, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter has offered a more uniform suite of icons on its iOS and web versions. But come to Android and it looks a bit clustered with the more squared design of the interface. But that might soon change. After tweaking around with the search tab in its previous major update for Android, Twitter is once […]

WhatsApp Tipped to Introduce Recall Feature Soon on iOS

June 10, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp has been long expected to feature a recall option to let users recall sent messages. Despite being tested in beta for over a year, we haven’t still yet witnessed any signs of the feature being brought to stable version. But latest report suggests that the feature is imminent on the iOS version. According to […]

Facebook Ushering In Group Chat Inside Live Videos to Keep Discussions Close to Topics

May 25, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Live videos are a mess if going by the way people comments on them. There are plenty of comments that appear to be deviated from what’s presented, and Facebook is willing to cut them down and encourage discussions related to the right topics. For this matter, the company is adapting a novel means by implementing […]

Instagram Now Curates Videos and Images for a Better Story

May 24, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram is looking up to Snapchat yet again to bolster its Stories feature. The Facebook-owned app is now introducing two new features that are similar to what’s available in Snapchat- Location Stories and Hashtag Stories. The feature will bring about curated stories from around based on the hashtag or location provided. Images and videos will […]

Facebook Messenger New Update is All about Easy Access to What You Care About

May 23, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is reshuffling its priorities to get back messages atop the list inside Messenger. As a result, a new update is being rolled out that brings a revamp to the home screen of Messenger on iOS and Android. Needless to say, the home screen of Messenger had become disarrayed ever since it started focusing on […]

Instagram Takes down Exclusivity of Mobile Apps for Photo Uploads

May 12, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram is going light on its stringent policies for photo uploads from smartphones. The company is now finally giving up on the exclusivity that has been reserved for the app version as Instagram is now opening up uploads through its mobile website. Until now, the platform has forced users to solely rely on its app […]

Combined Explore Tabs of Twitter Begin Ride with Android

April 27, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter announced a major revamp for the platform back in January when it announced that it would be giving up its dedicated Moments tab for a new Explore tab, which will have more than just what was presented through Moments. Now, the feature is finally getting ready to roll out. The newly merged Explore tabs […]

Siri Can Read Your Unread WhatsApp Messages, Thanks to the New App Update

April 26, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

iOS users needn’t be bothered anymore to open their WhatsApp to check who messaged them last, or to scroll through all those unread messages. That’s because you can do them all without entering the app, and just by discerning to the read-out option by Siri, all thanks to the latest update of the app. Update […]

Facebook is Probing New Silent Speech Communication Tool to Aid the Handicapped

April 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has constantly kept upgrading its skills to be of service to the disabled. Their latest endeavor, which was revealed at the F8 conference, takes an even mightier form to help the disabled through advanced communication tools. The technology which they are currently working upon aims at offering communication means to the handicapped directly with […]

Snapchat Launches 3D Lens Features with a Dash of Augmented Reality

April 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has been constantly shooting arrows at Snapchat in the form of Stories, and as a reply Snapchat is now adding a new feature which should excite everyone. With its latest update, Snapchat is blending its prowess in augmented reality with the much favored lenses feature to add glitters to the videos captured using the […]

Facebook Messenger Now Features an In-built Assistant Called M

April 12, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The inclusion of bots inside Messenger was indeed a good move by Facebook. But the inability to cater to the right use has put the feature inside a maze, making it nearly unable for users to find one for their desired purpose. But Messenger is making a bounce back from the downfall now with the […]

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