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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Twitter has to give Musk only one bot checker’s data: It’s ex-product head

August 16, 2022 11:39:32 am

Twitter says Elon Musk is using spam and bot accounts as an excuse to get out of the deal.

Apple wanted to ‘build business together’ with Facebook before ad feud: Report

August 15, 2022 4:16:25 pm

According to a new report, Apple and Facebook were in discussions to become business partners before the two companies became fierce rivals.

WhatsApp working toward allowing users to set up avatar profile photos: Report

August 14, 2022 2:23:15 pm

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that would allow users to create an avatar profile photo.


Telegram update delayed by Apple over animated emoji, claims CEO Durov

August 13, 2022 2:47:04 pm

Apple has now approved the update but has asked Telegram to remove the newly introduced Telemoji feature.

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Facebook, Instagram inject ‘tracking code’ in in-app browser to monitor usage: Report

August 13, 2022 10:27:39 am

Facebook and Instagram apps have been using javascript code to track user-activity when they open any links with the apps' in-app browsers. Read more below.

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Meta’s chatbot says Zuckerberg’s business practices are ‘not always ethical’

August 13, 2022 9:48:59 am

Meta's latest chatbot has some interesting comments about founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg including whether he could go to prison and whether he should get a new haircut.


Facebook may soon enable end-to-end encryption on Messenger

August 12, 2022 5:22:49 pm

Facebook says end-to-end encryption will be turned on by default for all chats and calls sometime in 2023.


Twitter plan to fight misinformation during midterm elections might fall short

August 12, 2022 1:07:18 pm

Voting right experts say Twitter is not doing enough to fight misinformation during midterm elections.

Apple ramps up its in-house podcasting efforts with studio deal

August 11, 2022 3:32:51 pm

Apple is stepping up its spending on original podcasts, signed an agreement with a Pulitzer Prize-winning studio and is holding talks with other companies about additional deals.

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Musk seeks to question Twitter employees who count bots

August 11, 2022 9:32:33 am

Bot and spam accounts on Twitter have become a central issue in the legal fight over whether Musk must complete his $44 billion acquisition of the social media company.

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WhatsApp new privacy features: Leave groups ‘silently’, block screenshots and more

August 10, 2022 9:01:53 am

WhatsApp just announced three new major privacy features that could change how you use the application in many ways. Check out all you need to know about the new features below.

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WhatsApp now gives you over two days to delete a message

August 10, 2022 9:02:18 am

WhatsApp now gives you a lot more time to delete unwanted, irrelevant or inappropriate messages.

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Instagram will soon test ultra tall 9:16 photos, says Adam Mosseri

August 8, 2022 5:26:31 pm

Instagram along with videos is bringing a number of changes to the app which includes a new full-screen version of the feed.

WhatsApp could soon let users hide phone numbers in groups, Communities: Report

August 8, 2022 2:34:25 pm

WhatsApp is working on a new feature where it could soon allow users to hide their phone numbers in certain groups and within the upcoming Communities.

Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with ‘bot’ info

August 7, 2022 9:51:11 am

Elon Musk has been trying to back out of his April agreement to buy the social media company, leading Twitter to sue him last month to complete the acquisition


WhatsApp might soon get a ‘login approval’ feature similar to Instagram and Facebook

August 6, 2022 12:49:07 pm

WhatsApp developers are reportedly working on a new feature called 'login approval' that will increase account security.

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Spotify introduces Friends Mix, a new personalised playlist: Here’s how it works

August 5, 2022 12:26:25 pm

Spotify recently introduced the Friends Mix which lets users share their favourite music and listen to their friends' favourite songs.

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Twitter rejects Musk’s claims that he was hoodwinked

August 5, 2022 9:32:51 am

Twitter's filing is the latest salvo in what is building up to be an increasingly acrimonious legal showdown between the world's richest person and the social media giant.


Twitter Spaces might soon get a revamped look

August 4, 2022 4:00:49 pm

Twitter has confirmed they will be revamping Spaces in the near future, but shared no timeframe concerning the same.

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Musk response to Twitter lawsuit to be made public by Friday

August 4, 2022 4:00:37 pm

Twitter attorneys argued that court rules require that five business days lapse before a public version of Musk's filing is docketed.


Snapchat rolls out new filters for Friendship Day: Here’s how to play ‘Rock Scissors Paper’

August 4, 2022 10:44:47 am

Snapchat will let users play Rock Paper Scissor, make collages and send four new Bitmojis to their friends this Friendship Day.

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WhatsApp testing feature to let admins delete messages for all: Could it help fight misinformation?

August 2, 2022 10:26:25 am

An upcoming WhatsApp feature could allow group admins more control over group chats, allowing them to delete misleading or inappropriate messages for everyone. 

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Gen Z uses TikTok like Google, upsetting the old internet order

July 31, 2022 10:57:22 am

But for the rising generation of teens and young adults, TikTok is becoming the place to find information, taking on the functions of established internet giants.

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Twitter may soon enable adding photos, videos and GIFs in single tweet

July 30, 2022 12:23:38 pm

The feature is currently in testing and hence, available to very few users for now.

Twitter to hold shareholder vote on Musk’s offer in September

July 27, 2022 2:34:27 pm

Twitter said on Tuesday it would hold a shareholder meeting on Sept. 13 to vote on the social media company's proposed $44 billion takeover.