Instagram is rolling out stickers to replace the ‘Swipe Up’ link feature

From August 30th onwards, Instagram would be ditching their “swipe-up” links feature, which was a way to access specific account-owned sites through their uploaded stories. The feature was beneficial for content creators, small businesses, and NGOs to put up links on their stories that can be accessed by swiping up. They have decided to remove… Continue reading Instagram is rolling out stickers to replace the ‘Swipe Up’ link feature

Multi-device 2.0: Whatsapp to add support for iPads and Android tablets

WhatsApp’s first phase of Multi-device support on WhatsApp began rolling out for some users around last month. And with this feature update, WhatsApp ultimately reinvented the WhatsApp Web feature, where now people did not need a single device to run WhatsApp on different devices. So, now a user can essentially link a device to the… Continue reading Multi-device 2.0: Whatsapp to add support for iPads and Android tablets

The Twitter Direct Messaging system receives multiple minor improvements

One of the most noticeable features of the latest Twitter update is an update to the Direct Messaging system. Forwarding a tweet to multiple of your friend’s DMs separately created a Twitter group accidentally, which made multiple people accidentally start groups while forwarding Tweets. However, now Twitter finally announced an improvement that will fix this… Continue reading The Twitter Direct Messaging system receives multiple minor improvements

You can now customize what you see on your explore tab on Instagram

The Facebook owned company, Instagram, has launched new features on the iPhone which allows users to control their own account and what they see on their explore tabs. The “Explore” tab displays photos and videos of people that you might not even be following, to let you discover new things ranging from Art, Food, Travel… Continue reading You can now customize what you see on your explore tab on Instagram

Clubhouse ends the invite-only system and is now open to all

Now Android and iOS users can both use the live-audio social media app, Clubhouse. Post-release, the app only accepted users through an invite-only feature. However, now they have dropped that feature and have given access to anyone who has the app downloaded. The primary reason it was using the invite-only system was that they were… Continue reading Clubhouse ends the invite-only system and is now open to all

Guide: How to download COVID-19 vaccination certificate from WhatsApp

In March 2020, when the COVID cases in India rose, the MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot was developed to inform Indian citizens about different myths and facts about the CoronaVirus. This particular chatbot helped eliminate misinformation regarding the Corona Virus and helped many people access different services in their time of need. However, now the MyGov… Continue reading Guide: How to download COVID-19 vaccination certificate from WhatsApp

Researchers discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Telegram cloud chat, platform issued for fix

The MTProto encryption protocol used by Telegram was under investigation by researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London and the team found a lot of faults in the encryption protocol. There were many deformities in the Telegram cloud chat method for which the protocol is used. The MTProto encryption protocol comes into action when the… Continue reading Researchers discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Telegram cloud chat, platform issued for fix

Encrypted Cloud backups for WhatsApp data are now being tested in Beta for Android

WhatsApp, by default, offers end-to-end encryption for the texts that users send to each other, keeping those texts sacred to the users and inaccessible by other outside parties. But there is no possible way of encrypting the backed-up messages of the users. However, according to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is currently working on a feature that can… Continue reading Encrypted Cloud backups for WhatsApp data are now being tested in Beta for Android

WhatsApp will soon allow users to send photos and videos in high quality

The world’s most used messaging app, WhatsApp, really turns out to be irritating sometimes, when the quality of the image you send to someone drops unexpectedly. However, WhatsApp is working on resolving this problem as the messaging company has introduced a new beta feature that will help you to decide the quality of images or… Continue reading WhatsApp will soon allow users to send photos and videos in high quality

New WhatsApp features that might be available soon

WhatsApp keeps experimenting with new and exciting features to surprise its users. And as always the social media giant is working on a slew of brand new features. Recently, WABetaInfo, the independent portal which publishes news and updates about WhatsApp confirms two inline features that are View once and choosing video quality feature. Earlier, WABetaInfo… Continue reading New WhatsApp features that might be available soon