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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 […]

     
 
 

Now Download Native WhatsApp Desktop App for Windows and Mac

Now Download Native WhatsApp Desktop App for Windows and Mac

WhatsApp finally has a feature which most other messaging apps in the world has had for ages – desktop apps. The Facebook owned company has released a native desktop app for both Windows and Mac devices. As you’d expect, the app supports desktop notifications and much like the WhatsApp Web, it’s merely an extension of your phone as it mirrors […]

     
 
 

Off the Marc! 10 Things You Simply Do Not Do on Twitter

Off the Marc! 10 Things You Simply Do Not Do on Twitter

It is one of the most popular social networks in the world and notwithstanding all the hashtags talking of its demise (following news of timeline tweaks), continues to go strong. But for all the communication that Twitter offers, it is also a very brutal and cruel place, for the simple reason that in most cases, you really do not have […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

The app that makes most sense to a person of diverse interests? Twitter perhaps. It was certainly the first service that interested me. Almost 8 years ago, on signing up I didn’t quite know what to do with it. Some of its early adopters, well known faces of the digital space, talked a lot about social media and the nuances […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

After a controversial debate and years of testing, Twitter, the social network that was in news for all the wrong reasons a couple of days back is finally rolling out its new timeline algorithm aimed to increase user engagement. The new feature, live on Twitter’s mobile app and the web, will rank tweets based on popularity, timeliness and how often […]

     
 
 

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Amidst an organisational shuffle and a myriad of other issues, Twitter is planning to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm. The new timeline is expected to reorder the tweets based on the Twitter’s algorithm analogy. For instance, the Tweets which the algorithm thinks is relevant for you will be displayed. Now this also means that Twitter will mark its […]

     
 
 

Facebook Takes on Periscope and YouTube, Opens Up Live Video for All US iPhone Users to Start With

Facebook Takes on Periscope and YouTube, Opens Up Live Video for All US iPhone Users to Start With

Last year, Facebook had announced the Live video feature available for celebrities and verified pages so that they could stream things to their fans directly. Now it seems that Facebook will be launching the Live video feature for more people in order to let them connect with the family, friends and followers in a better way. This new feature will […]