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  • Instagram testing new feature to allow users to mark other users as

    Instagram testing new feature to allow users to mark other users as 'Favourites'

    Sep 12, 2021, 09:10 AM IST

    Facebook-owned social media platform Instagram has been testing a new feature that will allow its users to mark other users as their 'Favourites'. According to The Verge, 'Favourites' will let users categorize their most important Instagram accounts (friends and creators) as their priorities so that the posts by these marked handles will land "higher" in the user's feed.

  • WhatsApp may soon let users hide last seen from specific contacts

    WhatsApp may soon let users hide last seen from specific contacts

    Sep 10, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

    Popular instant messaging application WhatsApp might soon allow users to hide their last seen and profile picture from specific contacts. According to WABetaInfo, users will be able to hide their last seen WhatsApp status from specific people. The last seen status rests at the top of the conversation, below the person's name. It tells you the time when a person was last seen online or when he or she was last active.

  • Instagram to make accounts for users under 16 private by default

    Instagram to make accounts for users under 16 private by default

    Jul 29, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

    Instagram has rolled out a few new features to make the application safer for everyone, especially minors. Users below the age of 16 (18 in some countries) will now have private accounts by default.

  • Twitter to soon let users log-in using Google account

    Twitter to soon let users log-in using Google account

    Jul 22, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

    For the people who usually forget their social media passwords, the latest Twitter news may give you a reason to rejoice! The micro-blogging site that gives its users the option of choosing between their email ID and phone number to sign in followed by a password that they can't afford to forget, will soon let its users sign in through their Google account.

  • WhatsApp to let users join group calls after they start

    WhatsApp to let users join group calls after they start

    Jul 20, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

    WhatsApp is rolling out a new joinable calls feature which will let users hop onto group calls after they've started, the Facebook-owned company announced.

  • Android 12 will let users play games while downloading them

    Android 12 will let users play games while downloading them

    Jul 13, 2021, 08:57 AM IST

    Google recently announced a big new feature for its upcoming Android 12 update on Monday. It will now allow users to be able to play games while downloading them.

  • Android Netflix users can now stream partially downloaded content

    Android Netflix users can now stream partially downloaded content

    Jun 29, 2021, 08:55 AM IST

    OTT platform Netflix has launched a new feature for Android users that will now allow them to view partially downloaded titles.

  • Google will now warn users when its search results might be unreliable

    Google will now warn users when its search results might be unreliable

    Jun 26, 2021, 04:21 PM IST

    Google will now be telling its users when search results are rapidly changing around a breaking story, with some searches bringing up a warning that "it looks like these results are changing quickly," and a subheading that will explain "if this topic is new, it can sometimes take time for results to be added by reliable sources.

  • WhatsApp may enable multi-device support for users with end-to-end encryption

    WhatsApp may enable multi-device support for users with end-to-end encryption

    Jun 16, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

    The instant messaging app, Whatsapp is reportedly going to make multi device support available for users with end-to-end encryption.

  • WhatsApp might soon allow users to verify log-in with new

    WhatsApp might soon allow users to verify log-in with new 'Flash Calls' feature

    Jun 08, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

    Amid difficult times New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): It has recently come to light that WhatsApp is working on a 'Flash Call' feature that will verify user log-in on WhatsApp via a 'flash call' instead of the usual 6-digit verification code.

  • Some Google Pixel 5 users experiencing issue with streaming Netflix in HD

    Some Google Pixel 5 users experiencing issue with streaming Netflix in HD

    Apr 12, 2021, 07:22 AM IST

    Some users of Pixel 5 have recently reported apparently experiencing a bug with Google's Widevine DRM platform, which is causing their phones to only playback Netflix videos in standard definition, instead of the usual HD and HDR10 quality that they should be. According to The Verge, Google is aware of the issue and is working on a firmware fix, but it still has to test and verify so it's not clear when it will be released.

  • Personal data of 500 million LinkedIn users leaked online

    Personal data of 500 million LinkedIn users leaked online

    Apr 11, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

    The online network for working professionals, LinkedIn recently suffered a massive data breach in which personal data of over 500 million users were leaked on a popular hacker forum. According to Mashable India, the leaked data consists of personal sensitive information including email IDs, workplace information, contact numbers, full names, account IDs, social media account links, gender details, and more.

  • Spotify

    Spotify's 'Hey Spotify' feature speaks back, rolling out to few users

    Apr 10, 2021, 03:01 PM IST

    Just like 'Hey Siri', 'Hey Google', the Swedish audio streaming and media services provider Spotify, has rolled out its own 'Hey Spotify' feature to some of its users. According to Mashable India, the one of its kind 'Hey Spotify' feature has started rolling out to some of its users on Android, by showing up through a pop message. On the off chance that a user taps on it, he will be incited to allow Spotify to record sound on his gadget.

  • Facebook finds social media users responsible for spreading vaccine doubt

    Facebook finds social media users responsible for spreading vaccine doubt

    Mar 16, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

    The social media giant, Facebook has found that a small number of users who are reportedly violating the platform norms are responsible for spreading COVID-19 vaccine doubts. According to The Verge, Facebook's examination into "vaccine -hesitant " convictions has tracked down that a little gathering of users is driving a considerable lot of the conversations that may plant uncertainty or demoralization about taking an immunization.

  • Amazon Prime Video app update will let users play episodes on shuffle

    Amazon Prime Video app update will let users play episodes on shuffle

    Mar 14, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

    Online streaming giant Amazon Prime Video is all set to update its app to add a new feature with an ability to shuffle the episodes automatically for the users to enjoy their binge-worthy shows.

  • Apple

    Apple's new Find My feature will let users know if they are being tracked

    Mar 06, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

    Apple's Find My app might get a new safety feature soon. The company is working on rolling out a new feature to prevent stalking. As per The Verge, the safety feature would automatically prevent unknown tracking devices from broadcasting location details.

  • Apple

    Apple's new feature lets users automatically transfer images from iCloud to Google Photos

    Mar 05, 2021, 07:57 AM IST

    Apple has rolled out a new feature that will let users copy their pictures and videos stored in iCloud to Google Photos without any hassle. As per The Verge, the new service will allow users to automatically transfer photos, videos, and albums from your iCloud Photo Library to Google Photos.

  • Twitter announces new features, allows users to charge for tweets with Super Follows

    Twitter announces new features, allows users to charge for tweets with Super Follows

    Mar 01, 2021, 12:55 PM IST

    American micro-blogging and social networking service Twitter recently announced a couple of huge upcoming updates, which include the ability to create and join groups based around specific interests and a feature for users to charge their followers for additional content access.

  • Spotify rolls out feature to let users filter liked songs by mood, genre

    Spotify rolls out feature to let users filter liked songs by mood, genre

    Feb 27, 2021, 09:03 AM IST

    Audio streaming application Spotify is rolling out a new feature that will let users filter their liked songs by mood and genre. As per The Verge, the feature will be introduced only in its mobile apps, with no desktop version at this stage.

  • Snapchat to start reminding users to clean out their friends list

    Snapchat to start reminding users to clean out their friends list

    Feb 10, 2021, 12:25 PM IST

    Multimedia messaging application Snapchat is introducing a new feature called 'Friend Check Up'. According to The Verge, on Snapchat, adding someone to one's friend list could give them access to the story and even possibly location, depending on your Snapchat Map settings.