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Facebook's messaging app; WhatsApp has released an update for iOS users bringing the ability to watch Instagram and Facebook videos right within their WhatsApp chats. Earlier, when users clicked on an Instagram or Facebook video link, it would open in their respective apps installed on smartphones. However, the update isn't...
Twitter urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as "hashing". The social network disclosed the issue in a blog post and series of Tweets on Thursday...
Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. is reportedly said to be joining the dating game. Thomson Reuters reports Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday, planning a dating service to match make millions of people on the world's largest online social network and nudge them into spending more time there. The announcement...
Facebook on Tuesday gave its popular Messenger app the ability to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence to enable text conversations between people using different languages. Messenger has become a tool for businesses to connect with customers, and the ability to converse with customers in a variety of languages could help bump...
After the Facebook data scandal, it has now come to notice that Twitter had also sold data access to a Cambridge Analytica researcher who gathered the data of nearly 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge, The Sunday Telegraph reported. According to the report, Twitter sold public data access in 2015 to Aleksandr Kogan, then a psychology...
Early this year in February, we reported Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. was working on a 'Downvote' button a disguise to a dislike button which Facebook CEO and Co-Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, on multiple occasions confirmed that the firm wasn't ever bringing a ‘dislike’ button. One of the reasons...
Facebook CEO and Co-Founder; Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday during the company's Q1 2018 earnings call said, its WhatsApp for Business application now has over three (3) million active users, Venture Beat reports. Launched in early this year in January, the standalone application is only available to Android users - and is aimed...
Wala, the blockchain-powered financial services platform and launch partner of Dala cryptocurrency, has announced that it is now live in Uganda and two other markets - South Africa and Zimbabwe; thereby removing barriers to financial services and providing millions of consumers in these markets with a zero-fee, “better-than-banking” solution. Wala has...
Opera has announced the launch of another browser - 'Opera Touch', a new version of the app for Android users (and soon iOS users) designed specifically for use with one hand plus a couple of other cool features. Touch focuses on providing the best mobile browsing experience by giving users...
Nowadays, businesses communicate information electronically. The transactions are realized via electronic data exchange – in other words, EDI. This software makes it possible to transfer business documents in a timely manner. EDI is the primary way of sending information between companies and between business partners. The question now is...