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Facebook shifting Instant Games from Messenger to main app

Facebook shifting Instant Games from Messenger to main app

San Francisco, July 28:  Social networking giant Facebook is removing its feature Instant Games out of Messenger and adding it to the Facebook Gaming tab on the main app. “With our focus on creating a central Instant Games experience on Facebook, and as Messenger moves to be faster, lighter and…

Instagram to now alert violators before deleting accounts

Instagram to now alert violators before deleting accounts

San Francisco, July 19:  Whilst users from around the world are protesting against Instagram blocking their accounts for “no apparent reason” citing “policy violations”, the photo-messaging platform has now decided to warn users when their account is going to being deleted. Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would…

Facebook down again? Chill as the world has not ended yet

Facebook down again? Chill as the world has not ended yet

New Delhi, July 7:  Imagine this: All of your favourite social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Twitter have stopped working for an unspecified time period. Are you anxious, nervous or still a relaxed soul? This year has seen several incidences where everyday apps faced major outages…

Facebook, WhatsApp back in action, some users still affected

Facebook, WhatsApp back in action, some users still affected

New Delhi, July 4:  Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were back in action on Thursday morning after affecting millions of users across its platforms globally, including in India. Some users, however, still reported failed messaging and image download issues. Users in India had night-long problems in sending photos, videos and voice…

TikTok suicide, PUBG death: Here’s how to fight digital addiction

TikTok suicide, PUBG death: Here’s how to fight digital addiction

New Delhi, June 16:  Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults. The warning came following reports of a 24-year-old mother committing suicide last week in…

BSNL partners with Google to expand WiFi footprint

BSNL partners with Google to expand WiFi footprint

New Delhi, May 17:  On the occasion of World Telecom Day on Friday, state-run telecom major BSNL has partnered with Google to increase access to its WiFi footprint in the country. With the launch of this service, people across the country will be able to enjoy BSNL’s free WiFi services.…

WhatsApp to deny private chat screenshots: Report

WhatsApp to deny private chat screenshots: Report

San Francisco, April 24:  Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is testing an ‘Authentication’ feature which would bar users from taking screenshots of their private conversations. The new feature comes as part of a plethora of security changes that the app has been working on and introducing, keeping in line with…

FB spent $20mn on Zuckerberg’s security in 2018

FB spent $20mn on Zuckerberg’s security in 2018

San Francisco, April 13:  Facebook spent $20 million on its CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security last year — four times more than what he received for security in 2016. In a filing with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, Facebook said it spent $2.6 million on private plane…

Facebook, WhatsApp become fake news factories in India

Facebook, WhatsApp become fake news factories in India

New Delhi, April 4:  Barely a week away from when the world’s largest democracy goes to polls, the fake news factories on Facebook and its owned WhatsApp have become active like never before as the social media giant scramble for solutions which are few and far between. The game on…

Facebook set to restrict livestreaming post NZ attack

Facebook set to restrict livestreaming post NZ attack

San Francisco, March 30: Facing flak after the New Zealand terror attack that was livestreamed on its platform, the social media giant is now exploring restrictions on who can use its “Facebook Live” feature. Facebook came under pressure after a white man livestreamed a terror attack on two mosques in…

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