The concept of large group calls has become widespread with the coronavirus crisis keeping people at home. The popularity of video calling apps like Zoom seems to have triggered Facebook to join the race. And now Facebook has released it's own answer called Facebook Messenger Rooms. This is just an expanded version of the video
Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app Instagram has launched a new feature that allows food orders to be placed through the app, as part of an effort to support local businesses during lockdowns. The feature was first rolled out in the US and Canada to help food outlets struggling during the pandemic and has now been
Facebook has finally released its children-focused video chat service Messenger Kids in India. This brings more controls for parents to connect kids with friends. Facebook Messenger Kids was launched in the US 2017 and was expanded into Canada and Peru in 2018. Previously, it was up to parents to invite and approve every contact for
Instagram's Direct Message (DM) service has been once of its most successful features in recent times. The addition of a platform to talk to the people you follow (and the ones you don't) changed how Instagram functioned in many ways. However, the function was only accessible from the application for Instagram available on mobile operating
The iOS app for Facebook is about to soon get a major dark mode touch which many people have been waiting for. The website version of the popular social media platform recently started getting dark mode support in Beta. However, both the Android and the iOS apps of Facebook are yet to experience dark mode.
Social media giant Facebook and Telecom heavy-weight Reliance Jio have just announced a significant deal. According to the announcement, Facebook is buying about a 9.99 percent stake in Reliance Jio. As part of the stake purchase, Facebook just signed a deal to invest about Rs 43,574 crore in Jio Platforms. The announcement also shared some
Several tech companies are working together to help stop the spread of Coronavirus all over the world. Google and Apple are already working on an app to let users know if they've been around someone who tested positive for the deadly virus. Now, Facebook has launched a county-by-county map of the US showing prevalence of
Technology giant Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated on Monday the importance of data amidst the crisis. He said that if we use data responsibly, it can help the world respond to the ongoing health crisis. Further, he also mentions that this is the key to get us started on the road to recovery from COVID-19.
Hackers have sold personal data of a whopping 267 million Facebook users for just Rs 41,500 (approximately 500). The data includes email addresses, names, Facebook IDs, dates of birth and phone numbers. Thankfully, no passwords of the 267 million Facebook users were exposed by the hacker, according to the cyber risk assessment platform Cyble. The
Facebook, keeping true to the previous reports, has launched its mobile gaming app today. The social media giant was initially planning to launch the app in the month of June. But, the company seems to have changed its plan as users seek entertainment during coronavirus lockdown. The Facebook Gaming app joins the competition against Twitch,
Facebook is reportedly all set to launch its mobile gaming app today. The social media giant was initially planning to launch the app in the month of June. But, the company seems to have changed its plan as users seek entertainment during coronavirus lockdown. The gaming app will be seen competing Twitch, YouTube, and Mixer
Facebook has cancelled all 'large physical events' through June 2021. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in post on Thursday noted that any large event planned with 50 or more people by Facebook stands cancelled. It even includes the Oculus Connect 7 virtual reality conference in San Jose and next year's F8 developers conference. The social networking
Reliance Industries and Facebook are exploring the idea of creating a super-app similar to WeChat. According to Economic Times, the social media giant is looking at leveraging the user base of WhatsApp for the super app. Mukesh Ambani-led RIL and Facebook would reportedly bring in the funding, technical knowhow and domain expertise for the application.
Facebook recently made progress in the GPU department. A team from Facebook AI Research (FAIR) recently developed a new low-dimensional design space. Named 'RegNet' the new design outperforms traditional available models including ones from Google. Further, it runs five times faster on GPUs. RegNet produces simple, fast and versatile networks. Moreover, in certain experiments, it
Social Media giant Facebook recently launched a new feature that will help users keep unwanted notifications at bay when they need some quiet. The new feature is called Quiet Mode. Through the coming month, iOS users across the world will start to see the update on their devices. For Android phones, the new update is
Instant messaging service WhatsApp recently submitted a new Beta update through the Google Play Beta program. The new update brings the version up to 2.20.117. They bring a few changes along with them including a few bug fixes and a new advanced search mode. Before we tell you what is new with the update, let
Facebook has quietly added a dating app to the Apple App Store. This app is not available for Android users. It has been launched so that users able to create an intimate social network between just each other. The new Facebook app is called "Tuned." It allows couples to share their mood, exchange music via
Government of India has reportedly asked TikTok and Facebook to remove misinformation spread about coronavirus or COVID-19. According to Reuters report, the letter has been written to Facebook and Chinese video app TikTok to remove users found to be spreading this misinformation. It is been noted that the government has especially asked Facebook and TikTok
Video call is trending amid Coronavirus outbreak around the world. Lots of companies are asking their employees to Work from Home to limit your outdoor timings. The government is also taking loads of measures to protect people from Coronavirus. To control this deadly virus, the government restricts movements in specific regions, and people working in
A new report has just surfaced online claiming that social media giant Facebook tried to buy the Pegasus spyware. Surveillance vendor NSO Group shared the information as part of a court filing in an ongoing lawsuit against Facebook. According to the information available, Facebook is currently suing the NSO group for using a flaw in