Marvel and Netflix have decided to pull the plug on Daredevil after it’s third season. The show follows in the footsteps of other Marvel shows such as Iron Fist and Luke Cage. The show had a very successful starting season. It took a beating in the second season as viewership dwindled during the second season. This is believed to have happened because of the long time gap of two years between the two seasons. Daredevil is the first show by Marvel and Netflix, which eventually led to shows like The Punisher, Jessica Jones and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jessica Jones and The Punisher are the only two Marvel shows that are running at the moment. Netflix has said that the three seasons [...]
WhatsApp is a popular instant messaging platform currently owned by Facebook. The company recently declared it’s intentions to monetise the app by displaying ads in the status section. Status is a feature which was launched early last year, it is similar to the stories found on Snapchat and Instagram. Status only last for 24 hours and is only visible to the people in the user’s contacts. The feature allows the user to add text, photos and videos to their profile. WhatsApp has now started working on a new contacts sharing feature.
The Facebook owned company is trying to make it easy for the user to share contact information. Reports note that the feature was spotted [...]
Netflix has released an update for it’s iOS app to support Apple’s latest iPad Pro Tablets. The update was launched to fix an issue prominently seen on the 11 inch iPad Pros because of the screen size that it has. However, Netflix didn’t go into detail about any new features. As of now very few apps are optimised for the new display.
The update reads: “Someone eyeing your Netflix app on the bus? Make sure it’s the latest and greatest. Get the update for our best experience yet. And in this release, we fixed bugs and made performance improvements. Just for you.”The Problem?
The new iPads were launched recently and have been under the press [...]
Around a month back, the World Mental Health Day was celebrated. It laid emphasis on the importance of mental health, especially in today’s world. The emphasis in today’s world is due to the fact that increasing exposure to certain technology has in fact resulted in people becoming more distant from each other. While these were just speculations until now, a study now backs up this claim. The study proves that a relation exists between social media use and increased depression and loneliness.The Study
The study was conducted by the University of Pennsylvania and for the first time, did not place the users in unrealistic situations. Earlier studies were done in [...]
Netflix has always been on point when it comes to crime drama. The shows featured on Netflix are more often than not, highly rated on IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes and always manage to keep you on your toes. This weekend, we give you a list of such shows to watch on Netflix that will keep you on the edge of your seats. So make some pop-corn, sit back and binge watch.Making A Murderer
This gripping crime series focusses on a true event that happened in the United States in the 80s and continued till the 2000s. The story revolves around Steven Avery, a man from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who served 18 years in prison for the wrongful conviction of sexual assault [...]
FaceBook, the social media platform, has been in a lot of trouble recently for various security issues. A breach in September, compromised nearly 30 million Facebook accounts. In the same month, thousands of private Facebook messages were also put up on sale on an internet forum. Reports state that a Russian service is likely to be behind all of this. Facebook believes that the cause of the attacks are malicious browser extensions. The hackers offered to sell the accounts for 10 cents on an english language forum. However, the advert has now been taken offline.The Hack
BBC reports that a user going by the name FBSaler offered to sell information belonging to 120 million [...]
Advertising has taken over most online entertainment and social media platforms. These ads are especially annoying when you are watching a video and it pops up in between. Ads like this have taken over Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat to name a few platforms. These ads are also a primary source of income for some businesses. Popular online websites sell space on their websites to advertisers. This trend is spreading over the internet like wildfire. Even WhatsApp will now start displaying ads in its status section.
WhatsApp Vice President, Chris Daniels has confirmed that the instant messaging app will start placing Snapchat-like ads in the status section.“We are going to be [...]
Alphabet, the company that owns Google is shutting down its social networking website. Google+ has reportedly exposed user data of 500,000 customers to external developers. This comes after an announcement of a bug breach that was reportedly in their system for more than two years.
This bug could access Profile fields that were shared with the user. This includes Profile fields that are not public.
The data is limited to static, optional Google+ Profile fields including name, email address, occupation, gender and age. It does not include any other data the user may have posted or connected to the website or any other service, like Google+ posts, messages, Google account [...]
Twitter was ablaze with users commenting about how they had suddenly been logged out of their Facebook apps. This seemed to be faced by a lot of users, and you might be one of them too. The reason is the latest breach into Facebook’s security system which affected almost 50 million accounts.
Also Read: Sony Introduces PlayStation Classic, With 20 Pre-Loaded GamesThe Hack:
The breach was detected by Facebook on 25th September. A hacker or some hackers had used a vulnerability in the code of the social networking giant to gain access to user accounts. This was done by gaining control of the access tokens for the accounts. The access tokens are basically what allow [...]
If everything goes right, then we might get an advanced messaging service other than WhatsApp. Recently, it was revealed that tech giants Google and Samsung are working together to offer an improved messaging service. The messaging app will come equipped with features that would allow the exchange and transfer of large files without the need for additional apps. The partnership is aimed at conflating Android messages and Samsung messages to make them work together seamlessly. This will result in better coverage of Rich Communication Services (RCS). RCS is a communication protocol that enables enhanced SMS and MMS experience resulting in a better messaging experience. However, to [...]
Apple recently unveiled a trio of iPhones at its special event in Cupertino, California. Following the Apple launch event, Huawei seems to be mocking Apple in a series of tweets.
Thank you for keeping things the same. See you in London. 16.10.18 #HigherIntelligence #HUAWEIMate20 pic.twitter.com/ZhZHj9Xg3s
— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) September 12, 2018
Thank you for supporting us as innovators. See you in London. 16.10.18 #HigherIntelligence #HUAWEIMate20 pic.twitter.com/pvQr7mlzd1
— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) September 12, 2018
In another tweet, Huawei ‘thanked’ [...]
It seems that the young generation is turning its back on Facebook. That too in large numbers. According to new revelations by the Pew Research Centre study, 44 percent of users between the age group of 18 to 29 have deleted the app from their phones in the past year. The report ensued after surveying 3,400 U.S. Facebook users. 26 percent people reveal that they have deleted the app. 42 percent say that they have taken a break for a few weeks. While 54 percent have readjusted their privacy settings.
While this might seem alarming to some, however, the survey doesn’t necessarily come as a harbinger of bad news. Firstly, the survey occurred between May 29 and June 11. To [...]