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July, 2019

  • 6 July

    Wikipedia Co-Founder Slams Zuckerberg, Calls Internet ‘Appalling’

    Photo Credit: Twitter/ Larry Sanger Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger has demanded “a decentralised Internet” Joining the chorus against social media giants and their growing power, Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger has slammed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and micro-blogging platform Twitter. In an interview with CNBC, Sanger who co-founded Wikipedia in 2001 ...

  • 5 July

    TikTok Illegally Collecting Data, Sharing With China: Tharoor

    Photo Credit: Twitter/ Shashi Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday alleged that TikTok app is illegally collecting data which is being received by China and termed it as an issue of national security. Speaking during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, Tharoor said he would like to draw the ...

  • 4 July

    Jio, Facebook Partner to Launch ‘Digital Udaan’ Literacy Initiative for New Internet Users

    Photo Credit: Facebook/ Jio Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced a digital literacy initiative for the first-time Internet users in the country. As part of the “Digital Udaan” initiative in collaboration with Facebook, Jio will engage with its users every Saturday to help them learn about Jio Phone features, use of ...

  • 3 July

    Instagram’s New Stories Sticker Allows Followers to Join a Group Chat

    New Instagram sticker can be tapped to start a group conversation Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram has launched a new ‘Join Chat’ sticker for Stories that would let users ask their followers to join a new group chat. “Introducing the new chat sticker in Stories. Now, there’s an easy way to ...

  • 2 July

    WhatsApp Spotted Adding a ‘QR Code Shortcut’ for Easy Scanning, Sharing of QR Codes

    WhatsApp was previously spotted with a QR code button for easily adding new contacts via QR code WhatsApp for Android has been spotted featuring a dedicated “QR Code shortcut”. The new development is reportedly a part of a WhatsApp beta release for Android. In May, WhatsApp was reported to include ...

  • 1 July

    Android Messages App May Soon Get Instagram, Snapchat Like AR Effects

    Photo Credit: XDA Developers Balloon effect, Angel effect, and Fireworks effect that are being tested in the Messages app Google is reportedly testing Instagram and Snapchat like AR effects for its Messages app. The new feature can be found inside the Messages’ camera right next to the photo and video ...

June, 2019

  • 30 June

    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 ...

  • 29 June

    WhatsApp Status ‘Share to Facebook Story’ Button Now in Testing for Beta App Users

    Photo Credit: The Verge WhatsApp is looking to enable a new Status-related feature WhatsApp is finally bringing the anticipated feature that will allow users to share Status updates to Facebook Stories as well. The feature has been under development for a while, and now the company is reported to have ...

  • 28 June

    Google Images Now Lets You Share GIFs Directly Into Messaging Apps, Social Media

    Send GIFs directly from Google image search Sharing GIF images is quite popular amongst the young and old, and one of the biggest trends seen from the adoption of social media and messaging apps. People all around the world share GIFs share animated GIF images with friends and family to ...

  • 27 June

    Instagram Rolling Out New UI, Making It Easier to Unfollow Users, Contact Businesses

    Instagram users are getting a new UI Instagram is rolling out UI tweaks for its Android and iOS users bringing a sleeker design and easy to access unfollow and contact options. This new update makes it easier to unfollow people, message contacts, and add those specific people to the close ...