Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

It’s been eight years since WhatsApp was first launched. The messaging leader, which is considered as the true “SMS killer”, has gone through several iterations, and managed to enroll over a Billion people. That’s more than what most social networks have ever accounted for in their lifetime and marginally less than its parent company, Facebook. However, WhatsApp didn’t lose any […]

 
     
 
 

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

Facebook continues its trial for stealing Snapchat’s user base by bringing the “Stories” feature to its fourth platform, WhatsApp. As a “gift” to its billion-plus users on the messaging platform’s eight anniversary, WhatsApp has redesigned the rusty old text status and has brought the ability to post ephemeral posts. The feature will begin to rollout for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, […]

     
 
 

Facebook Wants you to Befriend Strangers With new “Discover People” Feature

Facebook Wants you to Befriend Strangers With new “Discover People” Feature

Facebook is apparently testing out a new feature that will allow users to meet strangers. Called “Discover People” the feature will prompt the users to update their profile and then display a list of events along with details on who might be going. The feature will also group people with similar interests or other similarities like working in the same […]

     
 
 

How to Secure/Recover Your Facebook Account

How to Secure/Recover Your Facebook Account

Most of us are trigger happy when it comes to Facebook posts, without us sparing a thought that our Facebook account might not be as safe as we think it to be. No, we are not going to recommend a sophisticated firewall or a VPN but instead, shed some lights on basic steps that one can take to ensure the […]

     
 
 

Hugo Barra Joins Facebook as VP of Virtual Reality

Hugo Barra Joins Facebook as VP of Virtual Reality

The cat is out of the bag. After numerous rumors about where Hugo Barra, the erstwhile global VP at Xiaomi was headed next, it’s official that the Brazilian-born Google-bred man is headed to lead the Oculus team at Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder and CEO welcomed Barra via a brief Facebook post (d’uh) saying he shares the belief that […]

     
 
 

Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins

Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins

After launching the group video chat feature for the Messenger, Facebook has now launched Live Audio. Facebook has been striving to ensure that users get to post a lot of media and video which end up as consumables for the website. While Facebook Live has been garnering a fair share of attention Facebook understands that not everyone wants to show […]

     
 
 

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Copying Snapchat!

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Copying Snapchat!

The world knows Facebook as “The Social Network”. It is the company which has taken over various platforms like Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus VR amongst others; the company which is worth hundreds of billions of Dollars; the company whose active user base is more populous than most countries. Oh, and in recent times, it’s the company which copies its competitors. And […]

 
     
 
 

Facebook Takes on PC Steam with the Gameroom Platform

Facebook Takes on PC Steam with the Gameroom Platform

Facebook’s next big bet seems to be on the gaming front, today the social media major launched it’s Gameroom Windows desktop gaming platform. The gaming platform is akin to the Steam except for the fact that Facebook will help the gaming platform flourish with its organic reach. The platform has been subjected to months of beta testing and all 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 […]