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

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

Goodbye 140 as Twitter rolls out 280-character limit for all

The 140-character limit that has been around since 2006 and became part of Twitter’s personality on Wednesday paved the way for a new 280-character limit that is now available virtually for all users — including for those who tweet in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil. In September, Twitter launched a test with a… Continue reading Goodbye 140 as Twitter rolls out 280-character limit for all

Paytm offers chat to ward off rival WhatsApp

Gauging threat from global chat app giant WhatsApp, online mobile wallet major Paytm on Thursday launched its own version of a chat feature on the app. The company launched ‘Inbox’, a messaging platform with in-chat payments. The messaging service will allow consumers to chat with friends and family, and send and request money at the… Continue reading Paytm offers chat to ward off rival WhatsApp

Salman Khan is all guns blazing in new ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ still

The first look and poster of Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ have already sent fans into frenz, raising their excitement for the trailer of the film. Today, Ali Abbas Zafar, the helmer of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ shared a new picture of the ‘Sultan’ actor going all guns blazing on the sets. Ali captioned… Continue reading Salman Khan is all guns blazing in new ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ still