Facebook Authorises Chinese Firm’s Launch of Moments-Like App: Report

August 12, 2017 admin 0

Facebook, whose social media platform is blocked in China, authorised a local company to launch a photo-sharing application in the country in May, the New York Times reported, citing a person with knowledge of the company’s plans. The app, called Colorful Balloons, is similar to Facebook’s Moments application in function

Hike Messenger acquires tech startup Creo

August 12, 2017 admin 0

The Creo team constitutes over 50 members and was founded in December 2013 by Sai Srinivas Kiran G and Shubham Malhotra. Homegrown messaging and social media technology company Hike Messenger today said it has acquired Bengaluru-based tech startup Creo for an undisclosed amount. The Creo team constitutes over 50 members

You may soon be able to make UPI payments through WhatsApp

July 12, 2017 admin 0

The world’s most-popular messaging application WhatsApp has received permission from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to enter into partnership with multiple banks to allow users to make in-app payments and money transfers using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). You might soon be able to make payments on WhatsApp thanks to

Twitter now lets users mute notifications from unknown accounts

July 11, 2017 admin 0

Twitter will now have options for users to mute notifications from accounts that they do not follow as well as from accounts that do not follow them. Haven’t most people on Twitter been infuriated by those unwanted notifications and spam tweets that often pop on your timeline? Well, there’s good

Snapchat Now Lets You Share Links, Voice Filters And More

July 6, 2017 admin 0

Snapchat is breaking its long-standing “no links” rule today while also providing some novel new creative tools to keep it one step ahead of Instagram. The new features are rolling out globally on iOS and Android thanks to an update today: Snap Inc. Here’s a demo of how these creative tools work, and descriptions

Google Triangle App Is Aimed at Helping You Save Mobile Data

July 2, 2017 admin 0

Currently, the Google Triangle app is being tested in Philippines Triangle blocks apps from using unnecessary data It also gives data rewards for downloading select apps Google has launched a new Triangle app that’s aimed at save that precious mobile data from being wasted unnecessarily. The app is currently being

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9 New Instagram Features You Probably Missed

June 28, 2017 admin 0

Instagram initially made a name for itself with its filters, but it has come very far from its early days. The social network keeps on adding new features, and some of the latest ones look awfully familiar. Face filters Face filters is the newest feature in Instagram Stories. Just like

Add a Holographic SPIDER-MAN To Your Videos With New App Holo

June 26, 2017 admin 0

Holographic tech startup 8i is launching its Holo mobile app, which enables you to add 3D holograms of people and animated characters into your real-world photos and videos. You can, for instance, take a hologram of Spider-Man and add him into the background of one of your smartphone photos. You can also

Snapchat acquires social map app Zenly for $250M to $350M

June 22, 2017 admin 0

Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Gadtheory has learned that Snapchat has bought Zenly for between $250 million and $350 million in mostly cash and some stock in a deal that closed in late May. Snapchat will keep Zenly running independently,

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO amid scandals

June 21, 2017 admin 0

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned. The move came after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company. The investors included one of Uber’s biggest shareholders, the venture capital firm Benchmark. As ride-sharing ballooned in popularity throughout the Chicago area and the rest of