WhatsApp is reportedly getting a new feature that will come as a boon to those who enjoy streaming videos online. Especially those who watch a lot of videos on Netflix. An upcoming WhatsApp feature will reportedly let users watch Netflix videos without needing to leave the app. This upcoming WhatsApp feature was spotted by WABetaInfo
Facebook-owned Instagram announced today that Stories is now used by 500 million users daily. The Snapchat clone is now seen as an important avenue for Instagram's ambition to become a shopping platform. Speaking to the media in Mumbai, Vishal Shah, VP of Products at Instagram said Explore, Stories and Shopping are three key elements of
Facebook and Instagram have banned sexual use of eggplant and peach emojis on their platforms under new community standards. The new community standards refer to "(commonly used) sexual emojis or emoji strings" as criteria which qualify as "Suggestive Elements". According to adult industry news portal XBIZ, Facebook and Instagram are targeting sex workers with updated
Instagram has revealed that users will soon be able to control their personal information they share with third-parties via the app. A new feature will be rolled out gradually over the next six months. Users can navigate to Settings -> Security -> Apps and Websites to see which third-party services have access to their data.
Guess who is the most popular leader on Instagram? Yes, it is Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. While he remains popular on platforms like Facebook and Twitter, Modi is also able to connect to people on Instagram. He now has 30 million followers of the photo-sharing site. He is now the most followed world
Facebook-owned Instagram becomes the latest app to support dark mode. The social media app now supports dark mode on devices running iOS 13, and Android 10. As the name suggests, Instagram dark mode turns the entire app UI into a shade of black. These include the feed, stories, and the discover tab. The roll out
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
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
Instagram Music, a feature allowing users to add music to Stories, was launched globally last year. Now, Facebook has finally brought that feature to India as well. All Instagram users in India will finally be able to share their Stories with music. Instagram Music works like any other sticker in Stories and lets you add
Google Photos has added a new feature called 'Memories' to help users rediscover old images straight from the app. The Memories feature would work like the one on Instagram or Snapchat, displaying images taken during the same period a year, two years, three years or longer in the past. "We are using Machine Learning to
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 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
A Chennai-based security researcher, named Laxman Muthiyah, has again spotted a flaw in Instagram. The researcher discovered a new account takeover vulnerability on the app. Laxman is the same person who was recently awarded $30,000 for discovering a flaw in Instagram. The researcher asserted that he again discovered a new account takeover vulnerability and won
The e-commerce giant Flipkart has finally launched its much anticipated Videos section and photo-feed on its Android app. Flipkart users can access the Flipkart Videos and Flipkart Ideas sections from the hamburger menu. One can access the hamburger menu by sliding from the left side of the screen. Talking about the newly introduced sections, Flipkart