Twitter is constantly working on new updates that aim to provide its users with a better experience while retaining simplicity at the same time. It was reportedly testing the upcoming ‘editable tweets’ feature, the anti-abuse feature and a load of other tools. Twitter has confirmed that it is testing out its quick peek feature on iOS and Android Operating System.About The Feature
The option will enable users to tap on the @username in the main app feed to pop up the profile which they intend to view. It can be a very helpful feature. Not all accounts on Twitter have relevant usernames which can tell a user more about the person. Also, if the user clicks on a [...]
A lot of Instagram users and brands have reported losses of millions of followers on the popular image sharing social media platform due to a bug. Big brands like Nike and even influencers like Don Benjamin, Yanet Garcia & Kyle Jenner faced a huge drop in their follower base. Some months ago, Instagram reported that they will take steps to keep fake followers and likes in check. We can’t help but wonder if this is a step that went wrong in the process.Instagram’s Update
Instagram, however, made a twitter post announcing that the number of followers is decreasing because of a bug inside their system. At the moment, they were trying to investigate the source of [...]
WhatsApp in an update today has redesigned the settings menu for Android users. The update is now available for WhatsApp Beta users and has the build number v2.19.45. The update brings about significant design changes in the settings menu for the popular messaging app. It should be available in a stable update to the rest of the users soon.
The update doesn’t introduce a new feature or settings altogether, but rather tries to beautify certain aspects of the menu. There are now icons to each option in the settings menu and the network usage page is also redesigned completely.WhatsApp v2.19.45: What’s New?
The beta version of this update [...]
Last year saw the release of YouTube Rewind. The video quickly became the highest disliked video of all time. As of writing this article, the video sits at over 15 million dislikes. The video was flagged for missing out the key creators and elements that have made YouTube what it is today. There hasn’t been a response from anyone at YouTube about the Rewind. That is until now. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki in a blog post, admitted that the Rewind was not what they set out to do.
Susan, in her post, seemed to admit that the Rewind didn’t show the year’s key moments. She wrote “Even at home, my kids told me our 2018 Rewind was “cringey.” We hear you [...]
Facebook is one of the most popular social media networks today. But the teenagers and younger generations aren’t much interested in the platform. The reason facebook is able to hold on to it audience is largely because of its unified login platform. A feature that is finally trickling down to Instagram as well. Instagram has proven to be mighty successful among the younger audience.
It's been a while since I have revealed Instagram's upcoming features.Instagram will introduce a new feature where users will be able to set a 'Main account' and those with multiple accounts would be able to login at once. Read the article for more! [...]
Whatsapp, the world’s most used IM (Instant Messaging) platform has finally brought its FaceID and TouchID authentication to it’s iOS beta users. First spotted by WABetainfo, the new feature has been introduced with the latest 188.8.131.52 update. This update now adds a fingerprint lock, or TouchID, to all its conversations.Previous Encryption
The company already introduced end-to-end encryption to all its instances in 2016. With the introduction of this new feature, whatsapp is even more secure, because it eliminates any snooping from your device. Read on to find out how you can avail the latest changes to the widely used social messaging [...]
Twitter as a medium has been really popular to get updates by the seconds on all whats happening around the world. But the Achilles heel of Twitter has always been not getting an option of editing tweets. There has been a lot of discussion over the topic and Twitter didn’t give a firm reply. Recently, the CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey said on the Joe Rogan Podcast that Twitter is considering adding the functionality of editable tweets.
In his discussion, when asked about the functionality, Rogan said “You could build it as such so maybe we introduce a 5-second to 30-second delay in the sending. And within that window, you can edit. The issue with going longer [...]
Google made an announcement regarding its decision to shut down Google+ in the latter part of 2018. We all saw it coming, and so did Google, because they are about to start removing the majority of content from Google Plus. That’s what their blog and their support page says.Reason For Shutdown
This shut-down was initiated because they were unable to tackle challenges involved in maintaining a successful product, according to Google. As per source, 90 percent of user sessions on Google+ don’t even last five seconds. Also, last year, Google shut down Google Plus for consumers after an audit turned up with the discovery of an exploit. In [...]
Facebook and controversies go hand in hand. Just last year, it was caught in a huge privacy scandal that brought Facebook a lot of hate; as it compromised the data of a lot of users. Looks like Facebook is caught in a similar scandal again. Reports show that Facebook is seeking people to test its research app. This is to spy on them in exchange of money.
Facebook did that to get data on its competitors, so the best way they thought they could accomplish it by asking the users for their data directly. The Facebook Research App, available for both Android and iOS. This App is installed through a website, which then installs certain certificates on [...]
WhatsApp is arguably the most popular networking app in the world right now. It has over 1.5 Billion active users and they are increasing every day. WhatsApp has also started to roll out features that the consumers want in the app like Stickers, Read receipts and much more. But there are some features that people are eagerly waiting for. But it looks like WhatsApp is still listening and trying to provide the people exactly what they want. Here are some of the features that WhatsApp has introduced or is going to, really soon.Fingerprint Security
Some people are very concerned about the security of their chats on WhatsApp and it looks like the company has already [...]
As per a news report which surfaced on The New York Times, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer has Ideas to unify its messaging services. That’s right, Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger will have a common tech infrastructure very soon. And as this news arrives at a time when Facebook is under investigation, this clearly looks like a huge step to make things work by the Billionaire CEO.Cross Platform Messaging
The total number of users across these 3 apps exceed 2.6 billion. If the integration happens, the users may be able to send messages across these platforms, which will be quite convenient, without doubt. An important thing to [...]
According to a report in the Deadline, Netflix is reportedly working on a series based on the Resident Evil franchise. The news will be a delight to the fans of the series as the series will be produced by Constantin Films, the production house behind the super successful Resident Evil movies.
Resident Evil TV series will be based on the plot of the premise of the movies, which means there will be zombies and maybe the same evil Umbrella corporation behind it. It will be interesting to see what Netflix brings to the table for the super successful franchise.
The Resident Evil film franchise, launched with the 2002 Resident Evil, consists of six movies to date, [...]