Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company does not intend to create its own cryptocurrency, saying he is firmly against the idea of companies setting up digital currencies. Taking a dig at Facebook's attempt to launch a digital currency called Libra next year, Cook told French financial newspaper Les Echos that money must
A Russian man has sued Apple after claiming that a message sent to his iPhone drove him to homosexuality, the media reported. The man is seeking more than $15,000 in damages from the iPhone maker, The Moscow Times reported on Wednesday, citing a report from the Govorit Moskva radio station. The plaintiff, identified as D.
In yet another attempt to clone Snapchat, Facebook has launched a stand-alone app for Instagram users called "Threads from Instagram". It is a new camera-first messaging app that will help users stay connected to a close or smaller circle of friends. After the Facebook announcement, Snap shares fell as much as 7 percent on Thursday.
Instagram is globally rolling out a new feature to its app, which is called "Restrict." The new tool will let users stop people who bully them via offensive posts or abusive comments, as per the company. One can now restrict a user by just swiping left on a comment, through the Privacy tab in Settings,
A security bug has been found in Facebook-owned instant messenger WhatsApp that could let attackers obtain access to a device and steal data by sending a malicious GIF file. The danger stems from a double-free bug in WhatsApp, according to a researcher going by the nickname Awakened, TheNextWeb reported on Wednesday. A double-free vulnerability is
The newest mobile battle royale game in town is Call of Duty: Mobile, which released a couple of days back. And unlike PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty: Mobile only has two options for users wanting to log in. And those are either log in using your Facebook account or logging in as a guest. But
Facebook and WhatsApp will be forced to share users' encrypted messages with British police. The agreement is part of a new treaty between the US and the UK, set to be signed by next month. The accord will compel social media companies in the US to share information to support investigations into individuals suspected of
Facebook is set to begin a test for hiding Likes. This will make the number of reactions, views and Likes visible only to a post's author. The test will first begin in Australia, the social media giant has confirmed. "We are running a limited test where like, reaction and video view counts are made private
Following the trend of 'Dark mode' in mobile operating system and apps, Instagram for Android has also rolled out a dark theme. As first reported by XDA-Developers, the latest alpha update of the Instagram app on Android has brought the dark mode as well. Instagram's Android app dark mode is essentially an AMOLED dark theme,
Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has started rolling out a feature for Android users to let them share their status stories directly on Facebook Story and other apps. Similar to Instagram, WhatsApp status Stories let users post images, text and videos on your profile that disappear after 24 hours. WhatsApp hasn't made an official announcement
WhatsApp will finally let users to hide muted status updates. The Facebook-owned messaging service has pushed out a new update on Android that seems to be giving this option. Right now, when you mute status updates from a contact, WhatsApp shows them at the bottom as a greyed out update. But version 2.19.260 beta shows
Facebook has reportedly tied up with Luxottica, the Italian company behind brands like Ray-Ban, for its AR glasses. Codenamed Orion, the social media giant sees the partnership will help bring its AR glasses to market between 2023 and 2025. It has been working on augmented reality glasses out of Facebook Reality Labs in Redmond, Washington,
Uber has paid $6,500 to an Indian cybersecurity researcher, named Anand Prakash, who discovered a serious security bug. The company has already fixed it as the bug would have allowed any hacker to take over a user's account. This also included the accounts of partners and Uber Eats users. The researcher was given permission to
Apple is all set to release its next version of operating system, iOS 13, to the public later this month. Ahead of the release, Facebook has posted a new blog post explaining how iOS 13 and even Android 10 will affect its access to your location data. The company has also explained how you will
Facebook has announced its latest Dating service in the US. Interested users can now choose to opt into Facebook Dating, and create a dating profile. This profile is separate from the main profile, and one needs to be 18 years or older to register. Read on to find out everything about the Facebook Dating launch.
Facebook user data has been compromised once again. This time, the phone numbers of millions of users have been found online. The exposed server reportedly contained more than 419 million records over several databases on users across geographies. This included 133 million records on US-based Facebook users alone. Another 18 million records of users in
Facebook is rolling out a Face recognition feature to its 2.41 billion users, which will replace "Tag Suggestions". This earlier setting notified you if someone uploaded a photo and automatically tagged you in it. The Facebook face recognition feature will be automatically enabled for those new to the social media site. It will also work
Facebook is set to follow Instagram and will allow users to publicly hide the 'Like' count on their posts. The social media giant is considering a test where it will give users an option to hide like count. The details regarding Facebook's plan were found inside Facebook's Android app. The code was discovered by app
Facebook is reportedly working on a new messaging app, dubbed "Threads." As per a report, the upcoming app from the company will promote constant, intimate sharing between users and their closest friends. It will be a companion to the photo-sharing app, Instagram, The Verge reports. "Threads invites users to automatically share their location, speed, and
WhatsApp remains the strongest product in Facebook's portfolio of social media applications. The app has consistently gained new features to stay on top of its game. It recently gained support for fingerprint authentication and better sharing of content. While its founders have left the service, the social messaging service plans to keep adding new features