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World Emoji Day: Apple shows off 59 new emojis that will be launched this fall

On the occasion of World Emoji Day, Apple has showcased the images of its upcoming emojis which will be launched across its products during the fall season.

FaceApp shows what you look like when you are old; goes viral

FaceApp Old filter: An app which lets users see what they will look like when old, has gone viral with users posting pictures on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram.

Media files on WhatsApp, Telegram could be hacked, manipulated for fraud

Security firm Symantec has revealed that media files received on the messaging apps WhatsApp and Telegram could be manipulated for fraud.

Indian Instagram influencers have close to 16 million fake followers: Study

In the study, the companies estimated Instagram fraud is costing around $750 million globally in wastage to marketers in a market of worth approximately $1.7 billion.

WhatsApp working on a new quick edit media shortcut

The quick edit media shortcut will pop up when a WhatsApp user opens media in a chat. When an image is opened a new 'Edit' shortcut will appear in the bottom toolbar.

Google Maps in India now comes with Explore, For You tabs, Offers for deals on dining

Users will get relevant updates to the businesses they follow in the For You tab. The app will also suggest other businesses based on merchants a user follows.

Instagram unveils new pop-up warning, Restrict features to curb online bullying

Instagram has rolled out a new feature to curb online bullying on its platform that takes advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) to notify people that their comment may be offensive even before posting. The Facebook-owned company will also start testing a new feature called Restrict.

Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, SonyLIV, Voot, Zee5: Prices, download options, streaming quality comparison

Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, SonyLIV, Netflix, Voot, Zee5 Subscription Price, Plans, Offers: Hotstar is among the leading OTT players in India followed by Amazon Prime Video, SonyLIV, Netflix, Voot, and Zee5. Here we look at the content offered by OTT platforms like Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, SonyLIV, and more.

Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, YouTube: How to download content offline

Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube Videos Download Offline: Netflix has a download option even for the most basic plan starting at Rs 500 per month. Amazon Prime has download options as well and Hostar also has this option. YouTube is another platform which allows for downloading offline videos.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp face global outage: Here’s what happened

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram's services were impacted recently with users complaining that they were unable to upload or send images, videos and other files. Facebook has now explained what caused the outage.

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill

Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday.

Ignore fake messages: WhatsApp is not shutting down and you don’t have to pay either

WhatsApp has not officially said anything about the service being charged or banned. Neither the central government nor Google have been circulating messages that indicate this.