WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is likely to give group administrators more powers where they will be able to restrict all other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the popular mobile messaging platform has… Continue reading WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting

Facebook opens its biggest engineering hub in London; to create 800 jobs

Social media titan Facebook will open a new office in London on Monday that is set to be its biggest engineering hub outside America, the company has announced. The investment in the office, near Oxford Street in the heart of the city’s West End district, will also lead to the creation of 800 jobs, more… Continue reading Facebook opens its biggest engineering hub in London; to create 800 jobs

The digital universe is growing; it’s also becoming more unequalt

The vulnerability of information and technology infrastructures is becoming more visible and alarming by the day. Earlier this year, two separate malware outbreaks – WannaCry and Petya – affected hundreds of thousands of people and organisations around the world. WannaCry crippled over 230,000 computers across 150 countries, with the UK’s National Health Service, Spain’s phone… Continue reading The digital universe is growing; it’s also becoming more unequalt

FB wants your nude photos to prevent ‘revenge porn’: Why it raises doubts

Facebook’s latest attempt to tackle the non-consensual sharing of sexual pictures (often known as “revenge porn”) appeared so wrong-headed that at first it seemed like a joke. But the social network has made clear its system of asking users to send in explicit images that they don’t want to appear on the site is a… Continue reading FB wants your nude photos to prevent ‘revenge porn’: Why it raises doubts

New WhatsApp application on cards for iPad users

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp may be working on an app for iPad users as references of WhatsApp for iPad are spotted on latest WhatsApp desktop app. According to a tweet from popular WhatsApp change tracking website WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is gearing up for a dedicated application for iPad. “Great news for all WhatsApp users having an… Continue reading New WhatsApp application on cards for iPad users

Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news: Study

Indian internet users largely consume music content on Youtube, while they prefer to catch news updates on Facebook, a study has showed. The findings showed that over three billion views music videos scored the highest viewership on Youtube, followed closely by entertainment videos with 2.4 billion views, while video content for kids ranked third with… Continue reading Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news: Study

India’s Aadhaar rivals growth of Windows, Android, Facebook: Satya Nadella

India’s Aadhaar identity system rivals the growth of other platform innovations like Windows, Android or Facebook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said. Nadella, in his book ‘Hit Refresh’, which was released during the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference, has praised India’s leap forward in the digital and technological arena. “Aadhaar now has scaled to over… Continue reading India’s Aadhaar rivals growth of Windows, Android, Facebook: Satya Nadella