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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 […]

     
 
 

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 […]