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BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is officially shutting down on May 31

BlackBerry Messenger or BBM, which once dominated the world of instant messaging in an era before WhatsApp took over will be shutting down on May 31

TikTok ‘ban’: Company hoping for positive response, says it is business as usual

TikTok was removed from Google Play and Apple App stores after the Madras High Court issued an interim order demanding the same. The Supreme Court is also looking into the matter.

Amazon and Google resolve issues; YouTube to return to Fire TV, Prime Video to support Chromecast

Amazon and Google appears to have solved their differences, which means the return of the YouTube app on Fire TV Sticks. Further, the Prime Video app will officially start supporting Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices

Hike Sticker Chat app launched with 30,000 stickers in over 40 Indian languages

Hike has launched a new Sticker Chat app that looks to offer users a sticker-centric chat experience.

Facebook now says millions of Instagram passwords were stored in plain text

Facebook has now admitted that millions of passwords of Instagram users were stored in plain, readable text format, which would have potentially compromised the security of these accounts

Facebook working on new AI-based voice assistant to rival Alexa, Google Assistant: Report

Facebook is working on a voice assistant of its own to rival Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and the Google Assistant, according to a CNBC report.

Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Facebook has been hit by a number of privacy-related issues recently, including a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees.

Facebook Messenger Dark mode now available for all Android, iOS users

Facebook has announced the roll out of its dark mode in the Messenger app. The Dark Mode can be activated with a simple tap in the Settings.

TikTok app ‘banned’ in India: All the events leading to its removal from app stores

TikTok Ban in India: Google and Apple have banned the TikTok app on their app stores in India following a government order. Here is a recap of everything that happened with the TikTok.

ShareChat says it removed over 4,87,000 pieces of content and user accounts

According to the breakdown of the removed accounts and content pieces removed by the company, over 13,195 unique pieces of content were removed from the politics and news section.

WhatsApp testing new feature to block chat screenshots when authentication is enabled

WhatsApp is currently developing the authentication feature for its Android app that would allow users to unlock the app through the device's fingerprint sensor, but it will restrict them to take screenshots of their chats.

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are now back up after global outage

Social media apps Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were down for users worldwide. Facebook has commented that they were working to resolve the issue.