Instagram could hide the number of likes on photos

In a recent development, Facebook-owned Instagram is considering hiding the number of likes a post gets. This unreleased feature was first noted by social media researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who constantly discovers hidden changes within social media applications. Continue reading “Instagram could hide the number of likes on photos”

Facebook said to be working on its own AI voice assistant to rival Alexa and Siri

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In recent days, various reports have been emerging on brands like Amazon, Microsoft working on various products with their voice assistant built in. While Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana has been present for years now, we haven’t seen voice assistants from social media companies like Facebook, Twitter become popular among consumers. But, looks like it is going to change as a new report suggests that Facebook is said to be working on its own AI voice assistant to rival the offerings in the market.

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ACT Fibernet ties-up with ZEE5 to expand its OTT offerings

Today, ACT Fibernet has announced a strategic collaboration with ZEE5 in an attempt to expand its OTT offerings. With this move, ACT Fibernet is planning to onboard a variety of video-on-demand content platforms as well. Continue reading “ACT Fibernet ties-up with ZEE5 to expand its OTT offerings”

Twitter to test ‘hide replies’ feature in June, outlines ‘progress’ in actions against abusive content

Micro-blogging site Twitter is working on giving users a healthier service that is free of abuse, spam and other things that distract from the public conversation. Having said that, the company today shared progress and changes that can be expected in the upcoming months. Continue reading “Twitter to test ‘hide replies’ feature in June, outlines ‘progress’ in actions against abusive content”

TikTok ban: App removed from the Google Play Store and Apple App store in India after court order

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TikTok app has been removed from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store after Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology had sent a letter to Apple and Google to abide by court order to prohibit downloading of TikTok Mobile Application. This comes after the Madurai Bench of the Madras high court yesterday refused a request by the China’s Bytedance Technology to suspend a ban on the app.

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Dropbox announces Google Docs, Sheets and Slides integration

Dropbox, the file hosting company has announced a new feature to its software today. The company announces the integration with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides which means that users can now work with these directly from Dropbox.

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Twitter limits number of accounts users can follow in a day from 1000 to 400 to combat spam and bots

Twitter has been seen making changes to its platform recently and in the same lines, the company has made a new change in the number of accounts that a user can follow every day.

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WhatsApp Business app for iOS rolls out globally

Facebook-owned WhatsApp rolled out WhatsApp Business for iOS to a limited number of countries recently. Today, the company has announced the worldwide roll out of WhatsApp Business for iOS. The app was launched for Android last year and has been adopted by millions of businesses globally. Continue reading “WhatsApp Business app for iOS rolls out globally”

Snapchat said to be testing Status and Passport feature in Snap Map

Snapchat is reportedly working on adding two new features to Snap Map. The company has been making changes to its social media platform recently and it has been spotted testing two new features, Status, and Passport in Snap Map.

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WhatsApp adds new privacy settings for Groups to prevent people from adding you to a group

The instant messaging platform WhatsApp has come a long way and continues to thrive despite being owned by Facebook. In fact, WhatsApp has grown from being a messaging platform to becoming an important aspect of our life. Thanks to frequent updates and useful features. Continue reading “WhatsApp adds new privacy settings for Groups to prevent people from adding you to a group”

POCO Launcher gets Dark mode with pure black background, sharper app icons and more

POCO Launcher has been getting updates frequently bring new features. This week it has been updated to version 2.6.5.7 that has an option to adjust the background transparency. If the transparency is set to 0% after selecting dark mode, all the panes will turn pure black, saving battery life in phones with AMOLED display.

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Twitter rolls out ‘Lights out’ AMOLED-friendly true-black dark mode

As per the latest news, Twitter is expanding its dark mode options for iOS users by adding a “Lights Out” option as well as an automatic dark mode. There is an optional setting that makes the current dark mode more of a pitch black. Continue reading “Twitter rolls out ‘Lights out’ AMOLED-friendly true-black dark mode”

Gmail for iOS gets much needed swipe gesture

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Google recently announced a brand-new mobile redesign for Gmail with many new productivity improvements. The company has added a new swipe action in Gmail on iOS to do any of the following actions: Archive, Trash, Mark as read/unread, Snooze, and Move to. Continue reading “Gmail for iOS gets much needed swipe gesture”

IPL 2019: Track live cricket scores on Amazon Echo with Alexa

As the IPL fever grips the entire nation, Alexa is prepping up with knowledge about the various teams, players, match schedules and trivia. From now, Amazon Echo users will be able to easily track live cricket match scores and follow their favourite teams and cricketers using simple voice commands. Continue reading “IPL 2019: Track live cricket scores on Amazon Echo with Alexa”

Google rolls out dynamic email in Gmail to make it more useful and interactive

In an attempt to change the traditional static email design, Google is coming up with dynamic email for Gmail, making it more useful and interactive like taking action directly from within the message itself, like RSVP to an event, fill out a questionnaire, browse a catalog or respond to a comment. Continue reading “Google rolls out dynamic email in Gmail to make it more useful and interactive”