Jane Manchun Wong: News
05 Oct 2021Facebook
Late last night, popular social media platform Facebook and all its subsidiaries, including WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram, suffered a global outage that lasted nearly six hours.
18 May 2021Twitter
In March, we reported that microblogging giant Twitter could give users an undo tweet feature to reconsider tweets before posting. The platform was also mulling ways to monetize the service with premium features.
22 Mar 2020Twitter
Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 in different parts of the world, the tech industry kept going strong - throughout the last week.
20 Mar 2020Twitter
After Stories, Instagram is copying another highly-celebrated feature from Snapchat- ephemeral or self-disappearing text messages.
22 Feb 2020Twitter
WhatsApp and Google take a lot of pride in their security standards.
08 Feb 2020Twitter
In what would certainly qualify as a weird news, hackers broke into the official accounts operated by Facebook on Twitter and Instagram.
25 Nov 2019Facebook
Last year, Instagram debuted a feature to let users share their stories with a select group of followers or their 'close friends'.
13 Nov 2019Facebook
The virality of TikTok - and its recent expansion into education - has shaken the entire video-sharing space.
07 Oct 2019Facebook
After debuting Threads messaging app and AR-powered shopping features, Instagram is testing group stories.
03 Sep 2019Facebook
A few months back, Facebook was reported to be hiding likes for Instagram users.
14 Aug 2019Twitter
Following the footsteps of leading technology giants and social networks, Facebook has started working on a dedicated dark mode for its main app.
08 Aug 2019Twitter
After releasing a revamped desktop site, Twitter is working on a handy new feature for its mobile app - the ability to snooze notifications.
03 Aug 2019Facebook
Despite being marred by plenty of privacy-related debacles, Facebook is making some decisions that are difficult to explain.
12 May 2019Facebook
Instagram appears to be working on a new kind of Story sticker, one that would show lyrics of a song on something you post.
12 Apr 2019Facebook
More than five years ago, Mark Zuckerberg took the major step of separating messaging from the main Facebook app. He launched 'Messenger', a separate app that had to be installed to keep in touch with friends.
20 Mar 2019Facebook
In another e-commerce focused move, Instagram has added the ability to shop directly from its Android and iOS app.
18 Mar 2019Twitter
Twitter is on track to receive a handy new capability, a feature that would let you keep tabs on conversations you're interested in.
09 Mar 2019Facebook
Facebook is doubling down on Instagram's content-first strategy with a handy new feature.
01 Mar 2019Twitter
In a bid to enhance user control, Twitter is building a new moderation feature into its mobile app.
16 Feb 2019Twitter
In a bid to compete with Snapchat and Instagram, Twitter is working on a new media-sharing feature.
13 Oct 2018Facebook
Facebook users might soon get the ability to retract messages sent on the company's Messenger platform.
05 Oct 2018Facebook
Popular photo-sharing app Instagram appears to be testing a new setting to allow Facebook, its parent company, to collate the places you've been to, and use that data for targeted advertising.