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December, 2018

  • 13 December

    Facebook’s Menlo Park Headquarters Evacuated After Bomb Threat

    Facebook’s campus is seen on the edge of the San Francisco Bay in Menlo Park, California, US A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook near San Francisco, police said, but hours after a sweep of the structure began there was ...

  • 12 December

    Instagram Direct Gets ‘Walkie-Talkie’ Style Voice Messaging Feature

    Instagram has added the ability to send private voice messages on Android and iOS Instagram Direct, a feature that allows you to communicate with other Instagram users, has been upgraded with the ability to send voice messages. The new addition works just like a walkie-talkie as it sends your voice ...

  • 11 December

    WhatsApp for iPhone Now Gets New Group Calling Button, Shortcut to Easily Make Group Calls

    WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone has received a new update that brings an easy way to make group calls. The new development was initially a part of an iOS beta that was released last month. There is also a new shortcut to make group calls directly from the New Call screen. ...

  • 2 December

    Chinese Geneticist “Feels Proud” of Baby-Gene Editing

    A Chinese scientist at the centre of a controversy over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited children said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another volunteer is pregnant as part of the research. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Southern University of ...

  • 1 December

    WhatsApp for Android Now Previews Text You Share From Third-Party Apps

    WhatsApp has upgraded its multi-share feature on Android with the ability to preview the text you share with two or more contacts from third-party apps. The new development works similar to how the instant messaging app started previewing a message or media you forward to two or more chats. It ...

November, 2018

  • 30 November

    WhatsApp Consecutive Voice Messages, Group Call Shortcut Spotted in Android Beta

    WhatsApp has been trying out a bunch of new features over the past year, and now, it is said to be rolling out updates to its Android beta app that brings the code of two key new features called Consecutive Voice Messages and Group Call Shortcut. The first of the ...

  • 29 November

    Facebook Spotted Testing Feature That Lets Users Ban Comments With Chosen Words, Phrases

    Photo Credit: Twitter/ Jane Manchun Wong Facebook could soon let uses mute comments with particular words or phrases Facebook is reportedly testing an interesting new feature that will help users combat abuse, bullying, and harassment on the platform. Online harassment has been a major issue that has plagued most social ...

  • 27 November

    WhatsApp Group Calling Improvements Spotted in iOS Beta

    WhatsApp now allows users to make group calls directly in group chats WhatsApp beta for iOS was recently reported to be testing video playback inside push notifications. Now, the social chat app has rolled out another update via TestFlight, and it brings along new group calling UI improvements. It enables ...

  • 22 November

    Facebook Releases ‘Your Time on Facebook’ Tool to Help You Track Minutes Spent

    Just days after photo-messaging app Instagram rolled out the feature to track users’ time spent on the app, Facebook has now released “Your Time on Facebook” tool that counts how many minutes people spend on the app. The feature is designed to help users manage social networking by maintaining time ...

  • 18 November

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Meets PM Narendra Modi

    Photo Credit: Twitter/ Jack Dorsey Twitter’s Jack Dorsey met PM Modi and discussed about social media platforms Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the importance of global conversations on social media platforms. After his meeting, Dorsey tweeted pictures from his meeting and ...