New Telegram desktop app update makes sending emojis even easier
Popular privacy-focused messaging app Telegram has been updated in the Windows Store to version 1.1.18. The update adds a minor usability feature, auto-completion for emoji. Now when you start typing :e you will get suggestio...
Facebook is bringing its Snapchat Stories clone to the desktop – but you probably don’t care
Facebook is bringing its Facebook Stories to the desktop soon, TechCrunch reports. The story format, which the firm introduced to its Facebook Mobile app this year to tumbleweeds and general disinterest will now creep onto your de...
Telegram picks up rich text support, disappearing media and more in new updates
Telegram is getting updated on the Windows Store, Play Store and App Store today. Windows users will be getting updated to version 1.1.15, while mobile users should expect version 4.2 to come down the pipeline. Here’s what...
Facebook Messenger will be getting plastered with ads later this year
Facebook was testing ads in Messenger a while ago in a few limited regions, and after a “successful” test, the firm will be rolling out ads to its global audience. Users will now see ads on Messenger’s home page,...
You can now tweet for free with Virgin Mobile in the UK
The UK’s Virgin Mobile has now enabled zero rating for Twitter users on its network. This means that if you have a 4G plan with the network, you’ll be able to fire out 3am tweets about your emails, slide into the DMs o...
Tinder Gold now lets you see who likes you before you swipe
Tinder is innovating new ways to take your money with Tinder Gold, which serves as an update to the Tinder Plus service. Now, if you pay just a little more than you do for the Tinder Plus perks you’ll be able to choose who c...
WhatsApp is giving both Windows Phone 8 users the boot in December
if you’re one of the two users still using Windows Phone 8 and below (not 8.1), and using WhatsApp at that, it may be time to evacuate from the aging smartphone platform or get adapted to a fairly spartan existence. WhatsApp...
Spotify and Facebook Messenger now let you build collaborative playlists with friends
Spotify has upgraded its Facebook Messenger app extension (which its bot will tell you all about) to include group playlists when using the former app. Users of both apps will – once they download and install the Facebook M...
Instagram now lets users save their live streams to Stories for 24 hours
Instagram is combining two of their most “2010s” features into one. Starting today, users of Instagram mobile apps will be able to save their streams to stories. This means your followers will be able to replay your s...
Facebook’s albums will now let you add text posts and check-ins alongside photos
Facebook’s photos albums are one of the firms most used features as anyone with friends with a thriving social life. As they exist now, they are normally used for photos and videos, but Facebook is making some changes to in...
Microsoft makes it easier to share on Skype from the web with AddThis
It’s about to get easier to share web content with Skype. Microsoft has partnered with AddThis to incorporate the Skype Button into millions of websites. For some context, Microsoft launched a Skype button years ago to let u...