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01 Jul 2018Netflix
After Netflix, and Snapchat, Google set to enter gaming industry
Going by this week's announcements, the gaming industry is set to see a bunch of new players soon.
28 Jun 2018WeChat
Snapchat to launch its own gaming platform
According to a report by The Information, Snap is developing a gaming platform inside Snapchat.
15 Jun 2018E-commerce
Snapchat launches privacy-safe developer kit called Snap Kit
Snapchat has announced the launch of its much-awaited Snap Kit - a tool for third-party developers to integrate with Snapchat and its features.
13 Jun 2018Facebook
Now delete sent messages on Snapchat
Snapchat has launched a new feature called "Clear Chats" that allows users to delete sent messages from both individual and group chats.
30 May 2018Facebook
Evan Spiegel: The sassy Snapchat chief who speaks his mind
Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snapchat, is a controversy child. He doesn't hold himself back, it doesn't matter if at the receiving end it is his customers, competition or his own investors.
08 May 2018Instagram
Instagram rolls out in-app payments feature for commerce
Weeks after launching its "Shoppable Tags" feature, Instagram has quietly rolled-out an in-app payments feature that allows you to make payments without leaving the app.
10 Apr 2018India
IPL 2018: Snapchat partners with four teams, creates official accounts
Snapchat has partnered with four IPL teams: Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, and Rajasthan Royals.
05 Apr 2018Facebook
After Facebook, BlackBerry sues Snapchat's parent company for patent infringement
A month after suing Facebook for patent infringement, BlackBerry has now accused Snap Inc. of using its patented technology in the Snapchat app.
30 Mar 2018Instagram
Instagram restores GIFs after GIPHY re-moderates its library
Instagram has reactivated GIPHY integration to bring back GIFs to its Stories after GIPHY claimed to have reviewed and re-moderated its library, ensuring that its content was safe for the Internet.
30 Mar 2018Facebook
Snapchat pulls a Facebook: May allow third-party apps
According to reports, Snapchat is soon going to allow people to use their Snapchat accounts to connect with third-party apps.
24 Mar 2018Technology
Snapchat makes it easier to find friends through Map Explore
Snapchat's parent company Snap has introduced a new feature on the photo-sharing platform's Snap Map functionality called Map Explore.
11 Mar 2018Instagram
Instagram, Snapchat remove Giphy feature due to a racist GIF
Instagram and Snapchat have temporarily disabled the Giphy sticker features from their respective apps after users reported of an extremely racist GIF option that could be added to the stories or images.
06 Mar 2018Instagram
Instagram's code reveals unreleased voice and video calling features
According to media reports, Instagram's code hides several files that point to a possibility of the photo-sharing app launching voice and video calling features in the near future.
23 Feb 2018Twitter
Kylie's tweet wipes out $1.3 billion of Snap's market value
Though she must not have intended to, Kylie Jenner ended up hurting Snap (Snapchat's parent company) massively and that too with just a single tweet. Her disapproval of the app brought down its market value by $1.3 billion.
23 Feb 2018iOS
Snapchat launches ability to add GIFs to photos and videos
Snapchat has launched a new feature on iOS that allows users to add GIFs to their snaps and stories.
18 Feb 2018Social Media
Petition asking Snapchat to reverse its redesign crosses million signatures
A petition that is rooting for Snapchat to reverse its recently rolled out redesign has crossed one million signatures.
05 Dec 2017Facebook
Facebook launches "Messenger Kids" for users as young as 6!
With over two-billion users, Facebook is the world's largest social network. Looking ahead to the future, Facebook is now targeting kids.
04 Nov 2017India
Doritos collaborates with Snapchat to attract millennial Indian consumers
Nacho chip giant Doritos has collaborated with Snapchat to bring the first snack-based Lens to consumers across India.
06 Oct 2017TechCrunch
Snap CEO says Spectacles sales are 'over 150,000 units'
When Snap launched Spectacles, it didn't hold back from making marketing gimmicks. One of the brilliant ones was the idea of Snapbot vending machines, which would pop up at random places and from which, you could buy Spectacles.
18 Sep 2017Saudi Arabia
Qatar crisis: Saudi forces Snapchat to block Al Jazeera access
Snapchat has blocked access to broadcaster Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia.
10 Sep 2017YouTube
70% Americans get their news from social media, says survey
Pew Research Center survey says, almost two-thirds of American adults get "at least some of their news on social media" and two-in-ten among them use it as their primary source of news.
31 Aug 2017Facebook
Snapchat: We call police to check facts before publishing
Snapchat has an in-house editorial team of journalists which cross check user-generated coverage with other sources to ensure accuracy in news coverage.
06 Aug 2017Google
Google to release Snapchat-like feature soon!
As Snapchat's popularity keeps soaring, other tech giants are trying to emulate its success.
14 Jul 2017India
Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB
AIB seems to be in trouble after posting a meme yesterday about PM Modi by using the Snapchat dog filter.
13 Jul 2017India
Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians
Indians born before the 2000s grew up on tales about Akbar-Birbal, Nasruddin Hodja and more. Historically, lower-ranked people resorted to humor to teach wisdom to rulers.
24 Jun 2017Pokemon Go
Parents fear 'toothpick crossbow' the next dangerous toy fad
After the craze of fidget spinners, a new toy is giving parents nightmares.
23 Jun 2017Facebook
Snapchat's Snap Map is fine but cost firm a bomb
If you are a Snapchat user, chances are you are already using its latest feature, Snap Map; a by-product from its acquisition of social mapping start-up Zenly. Snap Map lets users find out where his/her friends are in the city or world.
03 Jun 2017Facebook
Facebook to launch a messaging app for teens
According to tech-magazine The Information, Facebook is planning to launch a version of its Messenger app only for teenagers. It would reportedly be called "Talk".
27 May 2017Nokia Mobiles
New Nokia 3310 is available online, should you buy it?
No matter how smart and fancy our phones get, Nokia 3310 will always have a huge nostalgic value for us.
25 May 2017Facebook
Facebook ropes in BuzzFeed, Vox and others for its shows
Facebook is leaving no stone unturned to become the all in one solution for the internet savvy millennial.
25 May 2017India
Uber brings custom Snapchat filters to woo Indian riders
In a bid to increase its appeal, Uber India would now incorporate Snapchat in its app.
22 May 2017India
Facebook's "order food" will ensure you are never logged out
Facebook is becoming that habit, which you want to quit but can't, as you're hooked and the new feature of "order food" is not helping with the quit-urge either.
17 May 2017India
Mukesh "Global Game Changer" Ambani, says 2017 Forbes list
2017 is going to be a golden year for Mukesh Ambani
19 Apr 2017Facebook
Facebook showcases its next big leap at F8 meet
Two billion users of Facebook are to witness yet another developed version of the social media platform following the annual developers' meet at San Jose.
18 Apr 2017India
Snapchat brings AR to your screen, brace for awesomeness overload
Staying ahead of Facebook or providing a new feature for Facebook to copy? This is one question we are going to ask ourselves very soon.
16 Apr 2017India
Snapdeal gets two fatal blows among acquisition talks
Amidst acquisition talks, Snapdeal gets hit with two more devastating incidents that could potentially cripple the already faltering home-grown e-commerce giant.
15 Apr 2017India
Snapchat not for poor countries like India, Spain: Evan Spiegel
An ex Snapchat employee revealed that Snapchat's CEO Evan Spiegel had once commented that the app was for 'rich people' and that he wasn't interested in expanding to 'poor countries' like Spain and India.
14 Apr 2017Instagram
Facebook beating Snapchat at its own game?
In eight months, Instagram's new Snapchat-copied feature 'Stories' has attracted 200mn users, compared to the 161mn Snapchat managed to gain in five years.
07 Apr 2017Twitter
Twitter India launches Lite for weak connectivity
Twitter on April 6 launched Twitter Lite in India in collaboration with Vodafone, a platform specially designed for regions where connectivity is poor.
01 Apr 2017Twitter
Twitter relaxes 140-character limit for replies
Twitter has found a way to ease the 140 character limit for replying to tweets. Twitter has now excluded usernames from the character count for replies.