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January, 2020

  • 18 January

    WhatsApp Dark Theme Improvements Spotted in Latest Beta, Select Sticker Packs Get Updated

    WhatsApp has been working on Dark Theme integration since a while now, and its latest beta for Android users show a slight improvement in the ‘system event bubble'. This change was also spotted to be under development, and hasn't been enabled in the latest beta for the users to see. ...

  • 17 January

    Google Tops Facebook in Downloads for First Time in 5 Years in Q4 2019: Sensor Tower

    Google has, for the first time in five years, unseated Facebook as the top publisher of mobile apps in Q4 2019. The US-based search engine giant in the last quarter of 2019 amassed close to 850 million downloads compared to Facebook‘s nearly 800 million, analytics firm Sensor Tower revealed recently. ...

  • 12 January

    Facebook Tipped to Launch TikTok-Competitor Lasso in India This Year, WhatsApp Integration Spotted as Well

    Facebook introduced its short form video app Lasso last year, in a bid to take on TikTok. The app was launched in the US only back then, but Facebook reportedly plans to launch it in India this year. It will most likely debut in the first financial quarter of next ...

  • 5 January

    How to Deactivate or Delete Your Instagram Account: Easy Steps

    Instagram is one of the most popular platforms for sharing photos and short videos. While the platform launched back in October 2010 was initially popular among celebrities, it recently emerged as a place for individuals to highlight public issues. We also saw Instagram becoming as a medium in the recent ...

  • 3 January

    US Army Bans Soldiers From Using TikTok

    The US Army has banned service members from using the Chinese-owned short video-making app TikTok on government-issued phones citing security concerns. The move comes amid ongoing worries that the video app could compromise national security or be used to influence or snoop on Americans. TikTok has seen nearly 1.5 billion ...

  • 2 January

    Mariah Carey’s Twitter Account Hacked on New Year’s Eve, Offensive Tweets Posted

    Hollywood actor-singer Mariah Carey's Twitter account was hacked on New Year's eve, and more than 50 tweets were posted containing vulgarities, the “N-word” and offensive tweets against singer Eminem. Fox News reported on Tuesday that Twitter locked the compromised account and all such tweets were erased from Carey's account. “As ...

  • 1 January

    Happy New Year 2020 WhatsApp Stickers: How to Find, Create, Share New Year Greetings

    It is a new year, it is a new decade, and as expected, our WhatsApp Messenger is filled with Happy New Year messages and greetings. Some are witty, some are just casual greets, and others are emoji-laden with excitement. Ever since the rollout of Stickers support last year, WhatsApp users have ...

December, 2019

  • 28 December

    Social Media Platforms That Thrived (or Died) in the Decade Past

    “You are what you share.” These famous words from Charles Leadbeater's renowned book ‘We Think: The Power Of Mass Creativity' are extremely apt in today's times. Your personal and professional resume gain extra weightage, based on the number of followers, and the number of eyeballs your social posts get. The ...

  • 27 December

    The Decade’s Biggest Technology Disappointments

    Like most teen years, the past decade in technology started out someplace relatively innocent before growing moody, dark and disillusioned. In 2010, we were excited about new iPhones and finding old friends on Facebook, not fretting about our digital privacy or social media's threat to democracy. Now we are wondering ...

  • 17 December

    Instagram Celebrates Indian Creators, Authenticity With New Programme and Content Series

    Instagram has announced a new programme called “Born on Instagram” in India, which it claims “will celebrate, discover and showcase creators in big and regional cities, and give them collaboration and mentorship opportunities.” Born on Instagram will roll out starting this year in 15 cities, though the Facebook-owned photo and ...