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Applying for the US Visa? Feds Will Vet Your Social Media Accounts Before Approving

Applying for the US Visa? Feds Will Vet Your Social Media Accounts Before Approving

The Federal laws have been situational solutions most of the time and this time around, after a massacre at a holiday party in California, it was no different. After the attack, it was reported that the couple involved were showing signs of commitment to Jihad through the private messages. This gave rise to the questions whether they had been showing […]

     
 
 

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time on Twitter. Most of it is spent scrolling through my timeline. That’s not a bad thing. But I’ve noticed that I do it almost accidentally. There are times when I go to Twitter to catch up on my timeline and there are times when I’m scrolling through the TL and suddenly find […]

 
     
 
 

Slack wants Developers to Build Bots, Sets up an Investment Fund and Releases Botkit Tool

Slack wants Developers to Build Bots, Sets up an Investment Fund and Releases Botkit Tool

Slack has undoubtedly been one of the most sought after workplace team messaging software closely followed by Hipchat. Slack has announced a new software called the Botkit which would help developers in building apps that latch on to their software. It has further setup an investment fund to back developers solely building apps for Slack. Slack will also be revealing […]

     
 
 

Facebook Instant Articles Rolls Out in Asia for iOS

Facebook Instant Articles Rolls Out in Asia for iOS

Facebook has announced that Instant Articles has gone live for iPhone users across Asia. Instant Articles is a new vertical from Facebook that will bring content from selected publishers to the users along with a couple of extra other features. The Instant Articles made its debut on Android in India a couple of weeks ago, the rollout for Android will […]

     
 
 

Mr & Mrs Zuckerberg Pledge 99% of their Facebook Shares to Charity, But With a Catch

Mr & Mrs Zuckerberg Pledge 99% of their Facebook Shares to Charity, But With a Catch

Mark Zuckerberg, the Social Media mogul and his wife Priscilla Chan announced the arrival of their first child, and unlike other parents, the celebrations didn’t just stop there. Mark and his wife will be donating 99% of the shares they own in Facebook to charity which are currently valued at $45 billion. The latest philanthropic effort of the couples will […]

     
 
 

Facebook Gets Personal, Wants to Help You Out with Breakup Aftermath

Facebook Gets Personal, Wants to Help You Out with Breakup Aftermath

Facebook has been bringing about a few of changes to its platform and is evolving rapidly, now the social media giant wants to help people with their breakups and support them through the tough phase. Facebook has already started testing tools to assist people on how they are going to communicate with their Ex. This action is triggered when the person […]

     
 
 

Redesigned Google+ Shifts the Focus to Conversation and Communities

Redesigned Google+ Shifts the Focus to Conversation and Communities

Google+, which was designed to take on the likes of Facebook had failed to take off and just when we thought it was going nowhere, Google has announced a new update. If you log in to your G+ account, you will see a prompt – after accepting it you will observe the entire layout being changed and minor changes in […]

     
 
 

Facebook Wants to Take on SnapChat with its Very Own Self-Destructing Messaging Feature

Facebook Wants to Take on SnapChat with its Very Own Self-Destructing Messaging Feature

The social media seems to be going through a phase of mishmash as services like Twitter and Facebook are borrowing each other’s features. Twitter did it by replacing the Favorite button with the Like button and Facebook now has taken a leaf from Snapchat’s playbook and is apparently testing out a self-destructing message feature. The disappearing messages can be turned […]