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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 […]

     
 
 

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 […]