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Twitter to Open itself for Acquisition, Possible Suitors Include Google, Salesforce and Microsoft

Twitter to Open itself for Acquisition, Possible Suitors Include Google, Salesforce and Microsoft

Soon after popular professional networking portal LinkedIn got acquired by Microsoft, another social networking giant Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process. As per a report by CNBC, internet giants like Google, Microsoft and even a SaaS company like Salesforce have shown interest in acquiring the struggling social media giant. Twitter’s revenue graph isn’t faring really well […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp’s Updated Terms Involves Sharing User Data With Facebook

WhatsApp’s Updated Terms Involves Sharing User Data With Facebook

Two years back when WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook, privacy concerns were the focal point given the latter’s aggressive data collecting algorithms for businesses and advertisements. However, these apprehensions were put to rest by WhatsApp’s Co-founder Jan Koum in a public blog post where he stated “Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA, and we built WhatsApp around […]

     
 
 

Facebook is Testing TV Video Streaming Feature via Airplay and Chromecast

Facebook is Testing TV Video Streaming Feature via Airplay and Chromecast

Facebook has taken a paradigm shift when it comes to its timeline feature and from the recent past, it is mostly video clips that are being populated on user’s timeline feed. Facebook has also thrown open the live broadcast feature for all the users thus eventually driving up the video consumption. The social media giant is apparently testing out a […]

     
 
 

Twitter Throws Open the Verification Process for all its Unverified Users

Twitter Throws Open the Verification Process for all its Unverified Users

Getting your Twitter Profile verified was considered nothing less than a wizardry. I personally know people who have been struggling to get that blue tick next to their profiles but in vain. It is usually celebrity profiles that are rewarded with the Verified account batch and the list also includes lesser-known professionals including Journalists and YouTubers. That being said the […]

     
 
 

Storm It is an Android App that Lets You TweetStorm with Ease

Storm It is an Android App that Lets You TweetStorm with Ease

Twitter has been around for quite long and during its inception, the SMS was in vogue. Taking a cue from the same, a group of young programmers wanted to help users send SMS to a group of people. Mind it, SMS as a technology didn’t work that well with long messages and usually it was these long messages that would […]

     
 
 

Facebook Messenger Might Soon Let You Unsend a Sent Message

Facebook Messenger Might Soon Let You Unsend a Sent Message

You must have been into a situation where, while using Facebook, in a fit of anger or due to the frustration you wrote the worst text ever and then pressed the send button. And later regretted it. At present, there is no CTRL+ Z for a message that you send on Facebook Messenger. Once you have sent a text, it […]

     
 
 

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in a Deal Worth $26.2 billion

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in a Deal Worth $26.2 billion

In a surprising turn of events, Microsoft today announced that they’ll be acquiring the professional social network, LinkedIn in a massive all-cash transaction deal worth $26.2 billion. LinkedIn’s share will be valued at $196 past the purchase which is expected to complete by this year’s end. As far as titles are concerned, Jeff Weiner will be staying as the CEO […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp is Finally Getting the GIF Support

WhatsApp is Finally Getting the GIF Support

WhatsApp has been pushing their messaging platform a lot with endless updates lately. Not long ago, it gained document support, desktop applications and additionally, video calling was also recently spotted in a beta release. Today, however, a bunch of iOS users have been getting native GIF support through the v2.16.7.1 beta update. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Video Calling Appears on Android Beta App

WhatsApp Video Calling Appears on Android Beta App

There have been numerous leaks and rumors surrounding WhatsApp Video Calling feature, but we can finally confirm that the feature is ready to roll out on Android at least. The latest beta APK of WhatsApp (v20.16.80) has the video calling feature mentioned, but not activated yet. We assume, WhatsApp will be rolling this out in phases much like how they […]