Twitter is testing tweetstorm feature on Android and iOS

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Twitter has started testing tweetstorm feature on its Android app. The feature was first discovered back in September, but it was hidden. Now the feature has started showing up for some users who are using Alpha version of the app. Twitter has confirmed that it has been testing the feature in alpha and beta programs on iOS and Android for select users. The new features will make it easier to queue several tweets otherwise known as”tweetstorm” and pushed them together, without having to type and send them individually.

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Instagram adds ability to create Stories, save posts on its mobile website

Instagram Stories Mobile web

Instagram Stories came to mobile web back in September. Previously it was only possible to watch stories on the mobile web, now you’ll also be able to post stories from mobile web. Continue reading “Instagram adds ability to create Stories, save posts on its mobile website”

Facebook Creator app for video creators released

Facebook Creator

Facebook has released a new Creator app for video creators to take on YouTube. It is the same Mentions app that was introduced for celebrities and public figures with verified profiles back in 2014. This has been rebranded to Creator and can be used by all individuals on pages or profiles. Facebook said that it is currently testing shows with a set of creators and plans to roll out more broadly in the future. Continue reading “Facebook Creator app for video creators released”

Telegram 4.5 brings Album, Saved Messages, Pinned Messages in Channels and more

Telagram 4.5

Telegram has updated its app to version 4.5 that brings several new features. Now when you send or receive a collection of photos or videos, they will automatically be grouped together as an album, creating a tile display within your messages. Each album can include up to 10 photos or videos. You can also control the order in which photos are sent with a sequence number. Continue reading “Telegram 4.5 brings Album, Saved Messages, Pinned Messages in Channels and more”

Facebook merges Messenger day with Stories for synced cross-posting

Facebook Stories

Facebook has killed off Messenger day feature and replaced it with Face Stories feature that will be synced. Meaning, Any photos or videos you add to your Stories will appear on both Facebook and Messenger and will be shared with common users on both the platforms.

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Swiftkey for Android and iOS updated with Photo Theme feature to add personalized images to keyboard

Swift Key

Swiftkey has released Photo Theme feature for its Android and iOS app which lets you add personalized images to the keyboard to change the look and feel of the keyboard application immediately. You can also add the images and themes that Swiftkey includes by default as well.  Continue reading “Swiftkey for Android and iOS updated with Photo Theme feature to add personalized images to keyboard”

Instagram testing new feature to allow users follow hashtags

Instagram Follow Hashtag

Instagram with a small section of the audience is testing a feature that will allow you to search for hashtags and follow this hashtag in particular. Once you follow the hashtag, it will show latest and top posts of that particular hashtag on your news feed. Continue reading “Instagram testing new feature to allow users follow hashtags”

Apple Clips for iOS updated with new 360-degree Selfie Scenes, Redesigned User Interface, iCloud Support and more

Apple Clips 2.0

Apple is rolling out an update to its Clips movie-making app with new 360-degree Selfie Scene that uses iPhone Xs TrueDepth camera and has also added iCloud support as well. This is the first major update since the addition of Disney and Pixar stickers back in July.

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Skype for Mobile updated with new AI-Powered photo effects and stickers

Skype

Skype today has launched new smart whimsical effects, like quirky face stickers and witty captions for the mobile app adding more personalization to photos and highlights. These stickers and effects resemble Snapchat photo effects.  Continue reading “Skype for Mobile updated with new AI-Powered photo effects and stickers”

How to watch YouTube in PiP mode on any Android smartphone

YouTube PIP

Picture in Picture (PiP) was amongst the main highlights of Android Oreo, this feature comes handy when you are watching a video but at the same time, you need to reply to important conversations. Despite being very helpful, YouTube’s pip mode is available to Red subscribers in limited countries, however recently we discovered a workaround to play YouTube videos in PiP mode using an instant messenger Telegram. Continue reading “How to watch YouTube in PiP mode on any Android smartphone”

Instagram Stories now lets you import photos and videos more than 24 hours old

Instagram update

Instagram Story feature had a restriction of uploading photos or videos that you took in the last 24 hours. However, from today that isn’t the case as the company now lets you upload or post stories with photos and videos which you took more than 24 hours ago just like you normally do.

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Snapchat to bring completely redesigned app to make it easier to use

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Snapchat CEO, Evan Spiegel in earnings letter to investors today has announced that the company is working on a completely new design for the Snapchat app on hearing the feedback over the years that said that the app is difficult to use or hard to use. He confirmed that a completely redesigned easy to use app UI is coming soon.

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Google Allo to get new chat UI, new camera effects, transcriptions for audio messages and more

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Google has rolled out a new update for the Allo app that brings new streamlined UI for setting up solo and group chats, new greetings screen, and adaptive icon. However, an app with the version number 22 teardown by Android Police reveals the features that might be added in the future updates. Continue reading “Google Allo to get new chat UI, new camera effects, transcriptions for audio messages and more”

Facebook rolling out GIF-supported polls on mobile and web

Facebook GIF Poll

Facebook has rolled out gif-supported polls feature that now lets you add gifs and photos as poll answers instead of old-school text options. Facebook has added stickers as polling options to Stories feature on Instagram just last month. Facebook seems to have borrowed the feature from Twitter which lets you add four gifs, unlike just two on Facebook.

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