Instagram starts testing ‘Creator Accounts’ for cetain users
Instagram is testing a new creator account feature that will allow high profile Instagram uses access to specialised data and analytics to help them grow their brands. With creator accounts, users will be able to see data aroun...
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...
Facebook Messenger temporarily surfaced old chats to baffled users
Missed notifications are one thing, but zombie notifications are another plague entirely. Facebook Messenger users were faced with zombie messages — texts that had been dealt with and dispatched months — maybe years...
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...
Facebook is bringing its crisis response tool to Facebook Lite
Facebook today announced that it would be bringing its Community Help Tool to its lightweight Facebook Lite android app. Community Help is a tool which allows users to share information in the aftermath of a crisis like the recent...
Telegram desktop app updated with night theme and more
Popular privacy-focused messaging app Telegram has been updated in the Microsoft Store to version 1.3.13. The update brings a large number of improvements including improved security, the ability to export your chat data and more,...
Facebook will apply a trust rank to users who choose to flag news as false
Facebook is reportedly assigning a trust score to users who report news on the site. This is so the firm can weed out users who report credible news simply because they disagree with it on ideological reasons or who are just troll...
Instagram users are being mass hacked by a mysterious group
Online security is something more and more users should take seriously. despite the addition of tools like two-factor authentication, users still find themselves falling victim to sophisticated hacks and phishing. As per a report ...