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November, 2020

October, 2020

  • 31 October

    Google Meet Rolling Out Custom Background Feature for Desktop Users: How to Use

    Google Meet has started rolling out a new feature that allows desktop users to change their backgrounds during a video call. The platform has introduced a set of default images that video callers can use to change the background. It includes office spaces, landscapes, and abstract backdrops. Google also offer ...

  • 30 October

    Indian Army Launches Indigenous Messaging App SAI, Similar to WhatsApp

    In the quest for ”Atmanirbhar Bharat”, Indian Army has developed and launched a secure messaging application named the “Secure Application for the Internet (SAI)” that supports an end-to-end secure voice, text and video calling services for Android platform over Internet, the Ministry of Defence said here on Thursday. “The model ...

  • 27 October

    Instagram Changes Nudity Policy Following #IWantToSeeNyome Campaign

    Instagram will introduce a new nudity policy this week following a campaign by a Black British plus-sized model, who said the removal of images showing her covering her breasts with her arms betrayed “racial biases” in its algorithm. The photo-sharing app said it would now allow pictures of women holding, ...

  • 24 October

    Facebook, Twitter CEOs to Testify Post US Election, Senate Panel Says

    The US Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday the chief executives of Twitter and Facebook will testify before the panel on November 17 over their decision to block stories that made claims about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son. The Judiciary committee voted on Thursday to subpoena the two CEOs. The executives ...

  • 21 October

    Snapchat Announces First-of-Its Kind Content Tie-Up with NDTV

    NDTV has been chosen by Snap Inc for a unique collaboration, which will see NDTV providing breaking news and premium content to Snapchat’s users in the country.  According to third party estimates, Snapchat has approximately 30 million users in India, though the company does not share region-specific data. Snap has no other ...

  • 20 October

    Microsoft Teams to Get AI-Based Noise Suppression Feature in November

    Microsoft Teams will soon be getting an AI-based noise suppression feature that will automatically remove unwanted background noise during meetings. This will be an update to the existing noise suppression feature – users will now have control over how much noise suppression they want. There will be a new ‘high’ ...

  • 14 October

    WhatsApp May Make it Easier to Submit Bug Reports

    WhatsApp seems to be adding in-app support to let users file a bug report directly from the messaging app. Some references of the new move have been spotted within a new WhatsApp beta version for Android. It appears to be a part of the WhatsApp Settings menu and would be ...

  • 9 October

    Instagram Reels Gets New Audio Features, Allows Users to Save and Share Clips

    Instagram has added new audio features for Reels, in what seems to be a bid to make it even more similar to TikTok. You can now save audio clips, share audio pages over Direct Messages, and browse through new sections like For You and Trending. These new features will make ...

  • 8 October

    The Social Network 2: Aaron Sorkin Will Write if David Fincher Returns

    Hoping for a sequel to The Social Network? The ball is now in director David Fincher’s court. The Social Network writer Aaron Sorkin — who won an Oscar for his script — has said that he would love to pen a sequel to the movie about Facebook, as long as ...