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WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

Facebook continues its trial for stealing Snapchat’s user base by bringing the “Stories” feature to its fourth platform, WhatsApp. As a “gift” to its billion-plus users on the messaging platform’s eight anniversary, WhatsApp has redesigned the rusty old text status and has brought the ability to post ephemeral posts. The feature will begin to rollout for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, […]

     
 
 

Facebook Wants you to Befriend Strangers With new “Discover People” Feature

Facebook Wants you to Befriend Strangers With new “Discover People” Feature

Facebook is apparently testing out a new feature that will allow users to meet strangers. Called “Discover People” the feature will prompt the users to update their profile and then display a list of events along with details on who might be going. The feature will also group people with similar interests or other similarities like working in the same […]

     
 
 

Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins

Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins

After launching the group video chat feature for the Messenger, Facebook has now launched Live Audio. Facebook has been striving to ensure that users get to post a lot of media and video which end up as consumables for the website. While Facebook Live has been garnering a fair share of attention Facebook understands that not everyone wants to show […]

     
 
 

Facebook Messenger Gets Group Video Chat Feature

Facebook Messenger Gets Group Video Chat Feature

It’s been only a week since Facebook Messenger added a new camera to its app and now it already has an extension of the feature. Messenger has now rolled out group video chatting and the app will support six users simultaneously. Facebook has been doing whatever it takes to get people share more content and as a result is offering […]

     
 
 

Instagram is Adding Live Streaming to Stories

Instagram is Adding Live Streaming to Stories

After being rumored and teased a couple of times in the past, Instagram has finally announced today that they’re bringing live streaming to Instagram Stories. The image-sharing social network, however, has, though, made an intriguing tweak to the fundamental concept – live videos won’t be persistent and will be taken off as soon as the user ends the stream. Over […]

     
 
 

Facebook Live is Now Being Used to Stream Pirated Movies and Sport Events

Facebook Live is Now Being Used to Stream Pirated Movies and Sport Events

Facebook has truly made the live broadcasting mainstream. Everyone is now using their tools whether it’s a brand, celebrity, or even a person streaming his/her birthday party. And there’s no reason why it shouldn’t get popular. Facebook is the leading social network out there and has the most active user base containing over a Billion accounts. Any feature they’ve released […]

     
 
 

Latest WhatsApp Update has a New Hidden Instagram Stories Inspired Feature

Latest WhatsApp Update has a New Hidden Instagram Stories Inspired Feature

WhatsApp has been ushering in new features regularly through its beta program and now it seems that the most popular messaging app will get a bunch of new social networking features including publishing status updates. This feature is bundled with the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.16.336 and as of now can only be accessed through a rooted phone with the […]

     
 
 

Facebook Live now Offers Stream Scheduling for Verified Pages

Facebook Live now Offers Stream Scheduling for Verified Pages

Facebook has been improvising its live broadcast at regular intervals and this time around the social media giant has introduced the scheduling feature for the broadcasters. Now what happens here is that broadcasters can schedule a Facebook Live stream beforehand instead of sending an invite without the link to the live stream. As with most of the other Broadcast feature, […]

     
 
 

5 Indian Facebook Chat Bots You Must Try

5 Indian Facebook Chat Bots You Must Try

Messenger chatbots have been growing ever since Facebook unveiled the platform back in April this year and has reached a staggering number of over 30,000 bots. However, it’s still inconveniently difficult to find the one you’re specifically looking for especially if it’s a local service, as you can’t just search on Facebook with “chat bot for daily weather updates”. Until […]

 
     
 
 

Workplace by Facebook now Open for all Enterprises

Workplace by Facebook now Open for all Enterprises

Facebook at Work after being in a closed beta for more than two years, is now opening up for all the enterprises around the globe under the title “Workplace by Facebook”. The dedicated enterprise-oriented social platform enables any organization to create an in-house corporate Facebook network, much like Microsoft’s Yammer. Workplace, to start off, is a desktop website and mobile […]