Facebook Live adds Live Chat with Friends and Live With features

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Facebook wants it to make it easier for you to watch and enjoy live video with your friends. The social network has added two new features – Live Chat with Friends and Live With, to Facebook Live that allows you to share experiences and connect in real time with your friends on Live. Continue reading “Facebook Live adds Live Chat with Friends and Live With features”

Instagram copies Snapchat yet again, launches location and hashtag stories

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Instagram has rolled out yet another feature that is similar to Snapchat. The Facebook owned photo and video sharing app has launched location stories and hashtag stories. This will allow users to search for a location or hashtag in the Explore tab.
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Instagram gets new archive option to temporarily hide your posts

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Instagram has rolled out a new ‘archive’ option for Android and iOS users that lets you hide posts from your profile easily without deleting them. This will be very useful for those who want to hide some of their pictures or videos from their profile temporarily. Continue reading “Instagram gets new archive option to temporarily hide your posts”

Facebook rolls out “Order Food” feature to select users

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We already spend a lot of our time on Facebook but it looks like the social network wants us to stay on its platform even longer. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will allow you to order food through the site itself. Continue reading “Facebook rolls out “Order Food” feature to select users”

Google announces Payment API, expands Android Pay to four more countries

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Google has announced Payment API that will allow people pay in app or online with any verified credit or debit card saved to their Google Account, via products like Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. This is independant from Android Pay and will allow any app or website to use the payment information stored in your Google account for making payments. Continue reading “Google announces Payment API, expands Android Pay to four more countries”

WhatsApp officially rolls out pinned chats feature for all Android users

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WhatsApp has officially rolled out pinned chats feature for all Android users. The feature that was available in beta until now makes it easier for users to pin messages at the top of the chat screen. Once pinned, a conversation stays on top of the list even if you are getting messages from other users. Continue reading “WhatsApp officially rolls out pinned chats feature for all Android users”

YouTube mobile live streaming is now open to all

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YouTube is now making it easier for everyone to start live-streaming on mobile devices. At the Google I/O developer conference 2017, YouTube announced that it has removed the limitation of having more than 10,000 subscribers in order to live stream from mobile devices.  Continue reading “YouTube mobile live streaming is now open to all”

Google Photos get suggested sharing, shared libraries and photo books

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Google announced three new features for Photos at the I/O 2017 conference that are aimed at making sharing easy. Google Photos is getting suggested sharing, shared albums and photo books. Continue reading “Google Photos get suggested sharing, shared libraries and photo books”

Google Allo will now turn your selfies into sticker packs with neural network

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Google is really trying hard to increase its user base for smart messaging app Allo. In its latest effort to bolster offering, Google has introduced an interesting neural network powered feature that turns your selfies into sticker packs. Continue reading “Google Allo will now turn your selfies into sticker packs with neural network”

Snapchat gets limitless snaps, magic eraser tool in latest update

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Snapchat has rolled out a major update to its mobile apps that will change the way you create and send Snaps. The ephemeral messaging app is getting Limitless Snaps that lets you view a Snap without a time constraint.  Continue reading “Snapchat gets limitless snaps, magic eraser tool in latest update”

WhatsApp quietly adds encryption to iCloud backup

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WhatsApp is taking further efforts to make its app even safer. The Facebook owned messaging service has discreetly added end-to-end encryption to iCloud backup. The latest move comes from WhatsApp an year after it rolled out end-to-end encryption for all communication.

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