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Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

WhatsApp Users Being Tricked by Scam Artists to Pay Subscription Fee

HIGHLIGHTS A few scam artists are making people pay to use WhatsApp WhatsApp became free last year, dropping its annual subscription fee Users are asked to pay GBP 0.99 to continue using WhatsApp WhatsApp users should be on the lookout as scam artists are trying to charge users for using the instant messenger by faking a subscription fee. “People are ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Now Rolling Out ‘Instant Games’ to All Users

Facebook on Tuesday announced that the company is rolling out Instant Games on Messenger to all of its 1.2 billion users and that it is introducing the new features that the social media networking giant previewed to developers at its F8 conference last month. The updated Instant Games on Messenger will be rolling out over the next few weeks worldwide ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Reaches 1.2 Billion Users Reports Good Adoption of New Initiatives

One of the more interesting elements of the recent rollout of Facebook Stories was the backlash, the pervading sentiment that Stories won’t – and doesn’t – work on Facebook. The basis for that perspective, in general, seems to be ‘none of my friends are using it, so no one is’. So it’s a failure. Put a fork in it, it’s done. ... Read More »

Overwatch’s console players are getting wrecked by keyboard and mouse users

Some gamers are using a keyboard and mouse (KBM) instead of controllers to play Overwatch on consoles, and Blizzard isn’t happy about it whatsoever. “The Overwatch team objects to the use of mouse and keyboard on console,” game director Jeff Kaplan said on the Battle.net forums, as first spotted by PC Gamer. “We have contacted both first-party console manufacturers and ... Read More »

Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

The war on insecure webpages has begun, and Mozilla fired the first shot. Recently, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 51 to its mainstream user base. With the new release comes an insecure warning on any page that offers a login form over an HTTP connection instead of HTTPS. Chrome plans to follow suit with version 56, expected to be released to ... Read More »

Jack Dorsey asks users how to improve Twitter

“Whats the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017?” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posed this question to the platform’s users on Thursday, and what followed was a lively discussion that lasted several hours and included thousands of suggestions. Dorsey acknowledged in his tweet that he was following the lead of Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, ... Read More »

Evernote backtracks, says won’t read users’ notes unless they opt-in

Shortly after announcing an update to its privacy policy that would have compromised the privacy of user data, Evernote has backtracked on its plans. “After receiving a lot of customer feedback expressing concerns about our upcoming Privacy Policy changes over the past few days, Evernote is reaffirming its commitment to keep privacy at the center of what we do,” the ... Read More »

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A new update currently rolling out to Microsoft’s Xbox One game console can speed up downloads of games and other content by as much as 80 percent, Microsoft said. Virtually everyone will benefit from the new update. Users who have broadband connections slower than 100Mbps should see their download speeds increase by up to 40 percent, as a result of Microsoft’s ... Read More »

ZTE announces Nougat preview program for Axon 7 users in US

Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has announced a Nougat preview program for users of its Axon 7 smartphone in the United States. Those with units carrying model number A2017U will be able to participate in the program. To join the program, you first need to create an account (if you don’t have one already) at ZTE US Community. Once that is ... Read More »