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January, 2020

  • 23 January

    Twitter Direct Messages Get Emoji Reactions Support

    Microblogging site Twitter on Thursday rolled out new emoji reactions for Direct Messages to all users on the Web, iOS, and Android. It is similar to the functionality that Facebook added to Messenger back in 2017, which enables users to allocate an emoji response to each specific message. The official ...

  • 22 January

    WhatsApp Dark Mode Rolling Out for Beta Testers on Android: Here’s How to Enable It

    WhatsApp has finally received a highly anticipated feature – a native dark mode. Yes, the heavily leaked dark mode in WhatsApp, whose traces began popping up in the app’s interface and code months ago, is now finally available in all its glory to users. WhatsApp’s native dark mode is simply ...

  • 17 January

    WhatsApp Dark Theme Improvements Spotted in Latest Beta, Select Sticker Packs Get Updated

    WhatsApp has been working on Dark Theme integration since a while now, and its latest beta for Android users show a slight improvement in the ‘system event bubble’. This change was also spotted to be under development, and hasn’t been enabled in the latest beta for the users to see. ...

  • 16 January

    Google Surpasses Facebook in Downloads for First Time in 5 Years in Q4 2019: Sensor Tower

    US-based search engine giant Google has, for the first time in five years, unseated Facebook as the top publisher of mobile apps in Q4 2019. In the last quarter of 2019, Google amassed close to 850 million downloads compared to Facebook‘s nearly 800 million, analytics firm Sensor Tower revealed recently. ...

  • 11 January

    Facebook Tipped to Launch TikTok-Competitor Lasso in India This Year, WhatsApp Integration Spotted as Well

    Facebook introduced its short form video app Lasso last year, in a bid to take on TikTok. The app was launched in the US only back then, but Facebook reportedly plans to launch it in India this year. It will most likely debut in the first financial quarter of next ...

  • 4 January

    How to Deactivate or Delete Your Instagram Account: Easy Steps

    Instagram is one of the most popular platforms for sharing photos and short videos. While the platform launched back in October 2010 was initially popular among celebrities, it recently emerged as a place for individuals to highlight public issues. We also saw Instagram becoming as a medium in the recent ...

  • 2 January

    US Army Bans Soldiers From Using TikTok

    The US Army has banned service members from using the Chinese-owned short video-making app TikTok on government-issued phones citing security concerns. The move comes amid ongoing worries that the video app could compromise national security or be used to influence or snoop on Americans. TikTok has seen nearly 1.5 billion ...

  • 1 January

    Mariah Carey’s Twitter Account Hacked on New Year’s Eve, Offensive Tweets Posted

    Hollywood actor-singer Mariah Carey’s Twitter account was hacked on New Year’s eve, and more than 50 tweets were posted containing vulgarities, the “N-word” and offensive tweets against singer Eminem. Fox News reported on Tuesday that Twitter locked the compromised account and all such tweets were erased from Carey’s account. “As ...

December, 2019

  • 31 December

    Happy New Year 2020 Stickers: How to Find, Create, Share New Year Greetings on WhatsApp

    It’s already New Year’s Eve 2019, and at the stroke of midnight, our WhatsApp will be filled with Happy New Year messages and greetings. Some are witty, some are just casual greets, and others are emoji-laden with excitement. Ever since the rollout of Stickers support last year, WhatsApp users have ...

  • 26 December

    Social Media Platforms That Thrived (or Died) in the Decade Past

    “You are what you share.” These famous words from Charles Leadbeater’s renowned book ‘We Think: The Power Of Mass Creativity’ are extremely apt in today’s times. Your personal and professional resume gain extra weightage, based on the number of followers, and the number of eyeballs your social posts get. The ...