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December, 2020

November, 2020

  • 28 November

    Instagram Seen Blocking #Sikh Hashtag Yet Again for Some Users

    Instagram seems to have blocked the hashtag #sikh on its platform for a short period of time, some users have complained on Twitter. The blocking comes just over five months after Facebook and Instagram were seen restricting the #sikh hashtag for a number of users. Instagram at that time responded ...

  • 21 November

    Instagram Reels Gets ‘Branded Content Tag’ Feature

    Instagram has announced new updates for branded content on its platform, including the ‘Branded Content Tag’ feature in Reels. Instagram has launched the branded content tag to Reels, and it will soon be launched to Live as well. “We want to ensure creators can clearly disclose when they’re creating branded ...

  • 20 November

    WhatsApp May Soon Let You Mute Videos Before Sharing, ‘Read Later’ Feature Appears in Testing as Well

    WhatsApp could soon allow users the option to mute videos before sending them to a contact or setting them as a status update. The new feature is reportedly in development for Android users in the initial stage, though it may also reach iPhone users in the future. The iPhone version ...

  • 19 November

    Instagram, Facebook Messenger Get Watch Together, BTS Chat Theme, Vanish Mode Features

    Instagram, a few months ago, started rolling out the option to connect Instagram direct messages with Messenger. During this big announcement, Instagram said that features like Watch Together, vanish mode, and chat themes will be added to Instagram direct messages and Facebook Messenger both, and now these features have been ...

  • 18 November

    Instagram Enables Keyword-Based Search for Select Users, Guides Rolling Out for All

    Instagram is reportedly upgrading search on its platform to support keywords. The search tab on Instagram currently offers the ability to search hashtags and accounts only. However, that is about to change as Instagram has begun rolling out keyword-based search support for select users in English-speaking users in six countries. ...

  • 12 November

    Mmhmm App for Virtual Meetings, Launched by Former Evernote CEO, Now Generally Available

    Mmhmm, the video camera app that was launched in beta by former Evernote CEO Phil Libin in July, is now generally available for Mac users. The app debuted at the time when virtual meetings were at a new height, owing to the coronavirus outbreak in the global markets. Although Libin ...

  • 10 November

    WhatsApp Gets a Shopping Button, to See What Businesses are Selling on the App

    WhatsApp has started rolling out a new shopping button that will let users quickly look at the catalogues offered by businesses on the platform. The new button, which will replace the voice call button, will be featured directly on the chat screen to ease shopping on WhatsApp. In September, the ...

  • 7 November

    WhatsApp Payments: How to Send and Receive Money

    WhatsApp has finally launched its payments feature in India. WhatsApp Pay is slowly being rolled out to people across the country, so if the feature hasn’t shown up for you yet, do not worry as it should show up soon. WhatsApp Payments has been designed in partnership with the National ...

  • 5 November

    HikeLand Virtual Reality Space Moves Out of Early Preview, Sees Users Spending 50 Minutes on a Daily Basis

    Hike, the Indian company that once gained popularity in the country’s instant messaging market by bringing a local alternative to WhatsApp, is aiming to expand its presence by introducing a mobile-first virtual space called HikeLand to the masses. First launched in June for initial testing, HikeLand has now been brought ...