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May, 2019

  • 24 May

    Instagram Leak: Company Says Not Source of Private Information for Influencers

    Photo Credit: Loic Venance/ AFP Instagram on Thursday said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database. The online cache of data, which was discovered by a security researcher, was written about Monday by ...

  • 22 May

    Instagram IGTV Redesign Is Inspired by TikTok and Snapchat

    Instagram wants you to spend more time watching IGTV videos When Instagram copied Stories from Snapchat, it experienced a massive increase in engagement levels. At the start of this year, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories now has 500 million active daily users. While Instagram may have nailed the Stories format, ...

  • 21 May

    Facebook to Pay US Content Reviewers More Amid Criticism

    Photo Credit: Josh Edelson/ AFP Facebook is raising how much it pays US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 (roughly Rs. 1,300) an hour for these jobs. Those in New York City, ...

  • 20 May

    Wanted Fugitive Caught After Facebook Slip in Canada

    Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images North America/ AFP A fugitive on Canada’s most wanted list ended up leading police to his doorstep after announcing where he was living in a defiant Facebook message to a television station publicising his case. Jessie Dean Kowalchuk, 27, was wanted in westernmost British ...

  • 19 May

    TweetDeck Gets a New Tweet Composer With Support for GIFs, Polls, Emoji, and More

    The new tweet composer in TweetDeck resembles the native desktop client Earlier this week, TweetDeck’s official profile on Twitter ran a poll, asking users which features they’d like to see in the app. The Twitter-owned app has now followed it up with a fresh update to the tweet composer available ...

  • 18 May

    Grumpy Cat, Internet Star, Dies at the Age of 7

    Photo Credit: Twitter/ Grumpy Cat Internet star “Grumpy Cat” has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday. “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat,” they said in a statement on Twitter. The famous feline, whose frowning visage endeared her to ...

  • 17 May

    Netflix Now Allows Android Users to Share Movies, TV Shows to Instagram Stories

    Netflix has added Instagram Stories option to its Android app Netflix has announced that it has now enabled Android users to share their favourite movies and TV shows to their Instagram Stories. The new experience is live through the Netflix app for Android. You need to have the latest Netflix ...

  • 16 May

    WhatsApp Spam Controls Being Bypassed by Software Tool During India Elections

    WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as $14 (roughly Rs. 1,000) are helping Indian digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions set up by the world’s most popular messaging app, Reuters has found. The activities highlight the challenges WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, faces in ...

  • 15 May

    WhatsApp Brings 155 Redesigned Emojis to Android, Night Mode Spotted to Replace Dark Mode

    Photo Credit: WABetaInfo The new images can be spotted in the latest Android beta update WhatsApp’s latest Android beta brings 155 redesigned emojis, and has hints of Night Mode as well. The latest Android beta 2.19.139 update brings as many as 155 redesigned emojis, and you should be able to ...

  • 14 May

    Tinder Lite App Planned to Widen Scope of Dating App

    Photo Credit: Facebook/ Tinder In a bid to rope-in more users without having to worry about the on-device space management and extravagant Internet usage, dating app Tinder is planning to launch its light-weight Tinder Lite app. A Tinder Lite app would give it access to millions of people who have ...