Facebook-owned instant messenger; WhatsApp introduced video calling feature after they had introduced the voice feature. However, the video calling feature was only meant for one-to-one. Now, according to new reports, what looks imminent is a new feature that will let more than two people perform a video call. The feature...
Facebook has filed a patent application for a technology that will automatically detect the users' socio-economic status and segregate them into one of three classes -- working class, middle class or upper class. According to the patent, the social media giant wants to build a system that collects users' personal data,...
Facebook on Wednesday reported earnings that beat expectations, but shares swung as it stressed the goal of prioritizing personal interactions among users over the time they spend on the world's biggest social network. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said changes cut time spent on the site by some 50 million hours per day, but its chief...
Just a few weeks after its official launch, WhatsApp standalone business app; WhatsApp Business App has debuted in Uganda. The standalone app is aimed at making it easier to for small companies (SMEs) to connect with their customers. Facebook-owned messaging platform announced the plans to kick off its WhatsApp for Business...
Twitter last week announced it was using machine learning to automatically crop image previews on the social networking platform. Twitter will use neural networks to identify salient features in an image preview. The feature is in process of being rolled out and will be available on desktop (twitter.com), iOS, and Android...
Snap said it is launching a new feature on Snapchat on Tuesday, allowing users to share public stories with friends and family who aren't on the app. The company, which reported lower-than-expected 178 million daily active users in the third quarter ended September 30, has been trying to attract new users and rolling...
Facebook-owned messaging firm; WhatsApp launched their standalone mobile app for businesses; dubbed WhatsApp Business. The standalone app aims at helping SMEs effectively communicate with their clients and customers. WhatsApp announced the plans to kick off its WhatsApp for Business initiative back in September last year and launched a pilot by partnering with...
Facebook warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy, but the company said it was trying what it could to stop alleged meddling in elections by Russia or anyone else. The sharing of false or misleading headlines on social media has...
Reported last year by Reuters, WhatsApp was testing a system that would let businesses talk directly to WhatsApp users. It was then reported, that the firm was introducing a standalone app dubbed "WhatsApp for Business" that was being tested by a handful of companies - including; KLM. Anticipated for a long...
WhatsApp for iOS finally gets the YouTube integration feature which is available globally. The Facebook-owned messaging app has been planning to bring this support to its chat interface for a long time now. Now, iPhone users have the access to the new feature that enables them to view YouTube videos right within a...