Social Media

WhatsApp to soon Get Video Calling assist: record

HIGHLIGHTS The video calls function is reportedly to be had to restrained users. The video call characteristic become noticed in translation requests. WhatsApp may soon allow customers to ship group invitations through NFC tags. WhatsApp has been operating on adding numerous functions to its messaging carrier. in advance, WhatsApp became rumoured to add name lower back, voicemail, and zip report ... Read More »

facebook Refutes file Claiming Bias in ‘Trending’ topics

fb workers have regularly neglected conservative political testimonies from the website‘s “trending” list, the era news site Gizmodo stated on Monday in a record that sparked tremendous comment on social media. An unnamed former fb employee told Gizmodo that employees “automatically suppressed informationmemories of interest to conservative readers,” in step with Gizmodo, at the same time as “artificially”adding different tales ... Read More »

‘Jugnoo Bot’ enables vehicle Rickshaw Bookings on facebook Messenger

HIGHLIGHTS users can e-book a trip by typing a textual content message in fb Messenger. It routinely authenticates customers through their facebook login information. The chatbot become advanced in association with US-based Fugu. auto rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo Tuesday announced the launch of Jugnoo Bot, which allows customerson fb to ebook a ride through facebook Messenger, Jugnoo’s internet site, or its ... Read More »

WhatsApp Launches Android Beta Testing Program on Google Play

WhatsApp for years has been releasing new version of the app via its website as well as signed APK files before the release hits the Google Play store. This allowed WhatsApp to make required changes as well as fix bugs, if any, in the app ahead of a broader availability. One of the biggest disadvantages of the process was the ... Read More »

Facebook Live Video Streaming Coming Soon to Android, More Countries

Facebook earlier this month started rolling out its Live Video streaming feature to countries other than the US. The feature was at first limited to select iOS users and celebrities and was later rolled-out to all the iOS users in the US. Now the social media giant has announced that the feature will be additionally rolling it out to 30 ... Read More »

China Party to Punish Former Tycoon for Microblog Posts

China’s ruling Communist Party will impose “severe intra-party penalties” on a former property tycoon whose microblogs were closed at the weekend after he criticised government policy, state news agency Xinhua reported. Microblog portals such as and, among China’s most popular, were ordered to shut the accounts of Ren Zhiqiang, a retired top executive from a state-controlled property developer ... Read More »

German Cartel Office Probes Facebook for Market Abuse

Germany’s cartel office has opened an investigation into Facebook for suspected abuse of market power through breaches of data protection law, it said on Wednesday. The watchdog said Facebook’s terms of service regarding its use of user data may abuse its possibly dominant position in the social network market. “For advertising-financed internet services such as Facebook, user data are hugely ... Read More »

Facebook Looking to Extend ‘Boost Your Biz’ Programme to Villages

Social media giant Facebook Friday said it is looking to scale up extending “Boost Your Business” programme to villages in India to help entrepreneurs in improving their business prospects. “We are doing a bunch of different initiatives catered specifically to arts and crafts of India that live in villages. The challenge before us now is of scaling this up,” Head ... Read More »

Picking Genders for Characters Could Be the Next Big Thing for Emoji

According to the common emoji keyboard, women don’t run. Only men run. See? But that could soon change under a new draft proposal to the Unicode Consortium, the body that develops and maintains software standards for texts and characters. The document outlines a number of changes, including male, female and neutral gender options for many human-looking characters. If adopted, this ... Read More »

Stop Posting Photos of Kids on Facebook, French Cops Warn Parents

In its bid to save children from online sexual abuse, France’s national police has urged parents to stop posting photos of their children on Facebook and other social media platforms. According to the technology website The Verge, such images can put privacy and security of the kids in danger and, if shared widely, such photos can reach sexual predators. France’s ... Read More »