Instagram gets music suggestions, countdown stickers and more
Stories have become a vital part of the Instagram experience, and Facebook knows that. The firm announced a series of updates to its Stories and Live functionality to encourage engagement by users and allow them to connect to thei...
Telegram desktop app updated with many great new features (changelog)
Popular privacy-focused messaging app Telegram has been updated in the Microsoft Store to version 1.5. The update brings along a number of usability features for those in a hurry, including the ability to review pictures sent in a...
WhatsApp Beta for Android now lets you enable sticker search – here’s how
WhatsApp Beta has been updated to version 2.18.373. The update fixes the previous very buggy build, and also enabled a number of new features. The earlier build brought a new GIF search feature, which can now be enabled in this...
Facebook rolls out Group Stories globally
Facebook is rolling out Group Stories support globally to all Facebook users. As per Facebook: Group stories are a casual and easy way to share fun, fast, fleeting moments with specific groups of people. With group stories on Face...
Instagram now lets you share stories with close friends only
Instagram Stories is getting a bit more private today, for users who want to be. Facebook is adding a new ‘Close Friends category in Instagram which lets you choose who you share your Stories with as opposed to the previous...
Telegram desktop app to let you listen to voicemails at double speed
The beta version of the popular privacy-focused messaging app Telegram has been updated to version 1.4.5. The update brings along a number of usability features for those in a hurry, including the ability to review pictures sent i...
On the eve of US midterms, Facebook takes down 115 Facebook and Instagram accounts
Facebook announced yesterday that it would be taking own even more accounts as it sought to prevent election interference by disinformation agents on its platforms. This included Facebook proper, and Instagram. The firm was made a...
Telegram desktop app updated with a number of improvements (changelog)
Popular privacy-focused messaging app Telegram has been updated in the Microsoft Store to version 1.4. The update brings a large number of improvements in performance to enable smoother operation of the app. The full changelog rea...
WhatsApp lands on Indian Reliance Jio feature phones
WhatsApp is extending its reach in Indi to include the featurephones JioPhone and JioPhone 2, even as the firm comes under fire for the role its app has played in murders spurred on by fake news and malicious rumour mongers across...
WhatsApp Group Video Calling rolling out to Windows Phone users
WindowsArea.de reports that WhatsApp is in the process of rolling out group voice and video calling to WhatsApp users on Windows Phone. Previously available to WhatsApp beta users, an update to the mainstream Windows Phone app b...