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March, 2019

  • 23 March

    WhatsApp Forwarding Info, Frequently Forwarded Label Spotted; Short Link Support Comes to iOS

    Photo Credit: WABetaInfo WhatsApp working on new forwarding info and frequent forwarding messages WhatsApp is working on two new tweaks to upgrade its forward feature. Calling it Forwarding Info and Frequently Forwarded, the two new changes were spotted in the works in the latest Android beta version. The two features ...

  • 22 March

    Twitter Live Photos Support for iPhone Spotted in Testing

    Twitter for iOS app could soon let you share Live Photos on iOS Apple introduced Live Photos when it launched the iPhone 6s back in 2015. Live Photos are animated 1.5-second photos that capture the motion before and after a photo. At that time, the concept seems rather slick. However, ...

  • 21 March

    Facebook Messenger Finally Getting WhatsApp-Like Quoted Replies

    Just like WhatsApp, users can now reply to specific messages on Messenger Facebook Messenger may not be as popular as WhatsApp in India, but it’s not too far behind. The instant messaging tool is unique in that it links to your Facebook friend list, and also offers some interesting features ...

  • 20 March

    Instagram Spotted Testing Wheel Layout for Stories

    Instagram is testing a selector wheel format to display filter options for ‘Stories’ on its platform. Facebook-owned photo-messaging app has not commented on the feature yet. The semi-circular wheel of options was first spotted by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong, who also highlighted that the test feature reduced the eight ...

  • 18 March

    Google+ Public Content Will Be Preserved by the Internet Archive

    The Internet Archive and ArchiveTeam will preserve all public Google+ posts before it is shut down Google+ is all set to shut down next month and the company is preparing to delete all consumer data starting April 2, 2019. Alphabet’s Google had announced plans to kill Google+ late last year. ...

  • 16 March

    Instagram Rolling Out Option to ‘Pause All’ Notifications

    Photo Credit: Social Media Today Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is giving users more control over their notifications by rolling out an option that would mute app notifications for a chosen period of time – much like WhatsApp’s mute feature. Called ‘Pause All’, the feature would switch off notifications for anywhere ...

  • 15 March

    WhatsApp for Android Reported to Get a ‘Search Image’ Feature, Beta Version 2.19.73 Adds Transgender Emoji Flag

    WhatsApp for Android has reportedly been spotted testing a new feature to let users search images that they received or sent to their contacts. The new feature, which is apparently called ‘Search image’, would use Google to search for the images directly from a WhatsApp chat. The Search image feature ...

  • 14 March

    ‘Pay With Facebook’ Option Appears for Some Facebook Users: Report

    Photo Credit: Mobile World Facebook users in Italy seem to be getting an invitation to use ‘Pay with Facebook’ Facebook is rumoured to be working on a cryptocurrency of its own. The world’s largest social network could use a virtual currency to enable person-to-person money transfers on its popular apps ...

  • 13 March

    WhatsApp for Android Reported to Get a ‘Search Image’ Feature, Beta Version 2.19.73 Brings Transgender Emoji Flag

    WhatsApp for Android has reportedly been spotted testing a new feature to let users Web search images that they received or sent to their contacts. The new feature, which is apparently called ‘Search image’, would use Google to search for the images directly from a WhatsApp chat. The Search image ...

  • 5 March

    Facebook Messenger Dark Mode Now Rolling Out, Can Be Manually Activated on Android, iOS

    Facebook’s new “Dark Mode” feature for Messenger can now be enabled manually on Android and iOS devices. The social media giant had announced last October that it would soon roll out the much-awaited feature. Now, four months later, Facebook has rolled out this feature to its users. Facebook Messenger Dark ...