Instagram is testing a new favorites tool to boost private sharing

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Instagram is testing a new feature dubbed as favorites that will allow users to share posts with limited number of people, according to a latest report from The Verge. You can create a list of people and choose to share photos or stories with them. Continue reading “Instagram is testing a new favorites tool to boost private sharing”

Facebook is working on a standalone app for video creators

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Facebook announced at the VidCon conference that it is working on a dedicated app for video creators. The video creation app will be exclusive for people with verified accounts like journalists, celebrities and other online influencers. It will essentially be an update to the Facebook Mentions app that is limited to aforementioned people. Continue reading “Facebook is working on a standalone app for video creators”

YouTube claims 1.5 billion logged-in viewers every month

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YouTube has shared some interesting metrics about video consumption on its platform. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shared in a blog post that 1.5 billion logged in viewers visit YouTube every single month which is equivalent to one in five people around the world.

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WhatsApp will soon let you share any type of files

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Currently WhatsApp lets you share various types of files like sv, doc, docx, pdf, ppt, pptx, rtf, txt, xls, xlsx and similar via its mobile apps and web. Now, the popular messaging app is adding the ability to share all file types with your contacts.

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WhatsApp is in talks with SBI and NPCI for UPI integration

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WhatsApp is in talks with SBI and NPCI for Unified Payments Interface (UPI) integration in India, according to a report from the Economic Times. The latest development comes months after the popular messaging app was reported to launch a peer-to-peer payment system in India that will be powered by UPI. Continue reading “WhatsApp is in talks with SBI and NPCI for UPI integration”

Facebook is giving Indian users more control over their profile picture

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Facebook has rolled out an important feature for its over 166 million monthly active users in India. The social network has introduced a profile picture guard that will give Indian users more control over who can download and share their pictures. Continue reading “Facebook is giving Indian users more control over their profile picture”

Snapchat introduces Snap Maps to let you share your location with your friends

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Snapchat has announced a new location-sharing feature that shows you where your friends are. Dubbed as Snap Maps, the feature will let users share their locations with each other. Continue reading “Snapchat introduces Snap Maps to let you share your location with your friends”

You can now make a Duo call right inside from Allo chat app

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Google has updated its smart chat app Allo with a new feature that is helpful especially for people who use Duo video calling app. With the latest update, you can now start a Duo video call right from inside Allo while chatting. The new feature was confirmed by Google’s Allo and Duo leader Amit Fulay today via Twitter:

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SwiftKey Beta for Android update brings GIF support, hashtag prediction and more

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Swiftkey Beta has been updated with a bunch of new features like GIF support, hashtag prediction and more languages for transliteration. The popular third party keyboard finally supports GIFs that will enhance your chatting experience. Continue reading “SwiftKey Beta for Android update brings GIF support, hashtag prediction and more”

Microsoft’s AI-powered Pix app for iPhone updated with Prisma-like filters

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Microsoft has updated its AI-powered Pix camera app with filters similar to Prisma. The feature was developed in collaboration with Microsoft’s Asia research lab and Skype. Pix Styles, transforms pictures into styles inspired by popular works of art or adds an effect such as making the picture look like it is on fire.
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