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Facebook is still planning to show ads in WhatsApp

24 Apr 2020

Facebook is still planning to show ads in WhatsApp

Earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal had reported that Facebook was putting its WhatsApp advertising plans "on ice".

Finally, Facebook launches Messenger app on Windows, macOS

03 Apr 2020

Finally, Facebook launches Messenger app on Windows, macOS

More than nine years after launching Messenger, Facebook has made the popular messaging service available as a dedicated app for Windows and macOS users.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more

01 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more

This week, we have witnessed a lot of buzz in the world of tech, thanks to several launches, leaks, announcements, and scary security threats.

Facebook is giving Messenger a cleaner new look: Details here

29 Feb 2020

Facebook is giving Messenger a cleaner new look: Details here

Facebook is finally giving Messenger, its dedicated product for instant messaging, a cleaner new look.

#WeirdNews: Someone just hacked Facebook's official Instagram and Twitter accounts

08 Feb 2020

#WeirdNews: Someone just hacked Facebook's official Instagram and Twitter accounts

In what would certainly qualify as a weird news, hackers broke into the official accounts operated by Facebook on Twitter and Instagram.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

29 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

Even as the world celebrated Christmas this week, there were some interesting developments in the sphere of technology.

Most downloaded apps and games of this decade

17 Dec 2019

Most downloaded apps and games of this decade

Over the years, phones have changed much more than anyone could have imagined.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech

01 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech

The last week of November was a quiet one from the perspective of security issues, as we didn't witness any new bugs or vulnerabilities.

Facebook developing Instagram-like 'close friends' feature for Messenger

25 Nov 2019

Facebook developing Instagram-like 'close friends' feature for Messenger

Last year, Instagram debuted a feature to let users share their stories with a select group of followers or their 'close friends'.

Facebook paid people to listen, transcribe Messenger calls

14 Aug 2019

Facebook paid people to listen, transcribe Messenger calls

WhatsApp offers end-to-end encryption to keep messages secured between the sender and receiver.

Soon, Facebook will remove Instant Games from Messenger

28 Jul 2019

Soon, Facebook will remove Instant Games from Messenger

At the recent F8 conference, Facebook had announced plenty of changes for Messenger, noting that the service would become faster/lighter than ever.

You can now reply to individual messages on Facebook Messenger

21 Mar 2019

You can now reply to individual messages on Facebook Messenger

Lately, Facebook has been trying hard to improve the capabilities of its mobile apps, particularly Messenger.

Want to delete sent messages on Facebook? Here's the trick

06 Feb 2019

Want to delete sent messages on Facebook? Here's the trick

Finally, Facebook Messenger is getting the long-awaited option to 'unsend' messages.

Future of SMS: Here's everything about RCS messaging

28 Jan 2019

Future of SMS: Here's everything about RCS messaging

With the introduction and expansion of WhatsApp, we all saw the downside of text messaging.

Why Zuckerberg wants to merge WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram?

26 Jan 2019

Why Zuckerberg wants to merge WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram?

Facebook is working on a bold move to merge its key messaging products.

5 ways to save battery on Android devices

13 Sep 2018

5 ways to save battery on Android devices

Smartphones have become an absolute necessity for most of us owing to the functionalities they offer.

#TechBytes: 5 ways to save battery on Android devices

29 Aug 2018

#TechBytes: 5 ways to save battery on Android devices

Smartphones have become an absolute necessity for most of us owing to the functionalities they offer.

5 times Facebook shamelessly copied from Snapchat

11 Aug 2018

5 times Facebook shamelessly copied from Snapchat

If imitation is a form of flattery, then Facebook must be Snapchat's biggest fan. Over the years, it has unapologetically ripped off features from Snapchat.

Facebook is testing a Messenger feature to identify suspicious accounts

12 Jul 2018

Facebook is testing a Messenger feature to identify suspicious accounts

In a bid to cut down on the nuisance of fake news and spam, Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature for Messenger to identify suspicious accounts sending unwarranted direct messages.

5 times Facebook shamelessly copied from Snapchat

04 Jul 2018

5 times Facebook shamelessly copied from Snapchat

If imitation is a form of flattery, then Facebook must be Snapchat's biggest fan. Over the years, it has unapologetically ripped off features from Snapchat.

87 million users affected by Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal

05 Apr 2018

87 million users affected by Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has revealed that a maximum of 87 million users could have been affected by the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Facebook has been collecting call, SMS records from Android devices

26 Mar 2018

Facebook has been collecting call, SMS records from Android devices

After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal blew up in the last few weeks, users have become more aware of data privacy and security on the social media platform.

WhatsApp, Duo, Messenger: Which video calling app should you use?

19 Mar 2018

WhatsApp, Duo, Messenger: Which video calling app should you use?

With the boom in digital communication in India, people are increasingly switching to video calls to have casual conversations with friends.

Facebook launches "Messenger Kids" for users as young as 6!

05 Dec 2017

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.