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England's Foden and Greenwood sent home after breaching COVID-19 rules

07 Sep 2020

England's Foden and Greenwood sent home after breaching COVID-19 rules

England manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed that Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood have been sent home separately after they allegedly invited two women to the team hotel in Reykjavik and breaking coronavirus isolation rules as a result.

Happy Birthday Kylie Jenner: Lesser-known facts about her

10 Aug 2020

Happy Birthday Kylie Jenner: Lesser-known facts about her

Kylie Jenner is a media personality whose name is synonymous to all things fashion. But beyond the physical beauty, lies an entrepreneur par excellence who has built an empire surrounding beauty in just her teens.

NewsBytes Briefing: Zuckerberg says no deal with Trump and more

21 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Zuckerberg says no deal with Trump and more

Since last evening, the world of technology has seen some notable developments.

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

14 Jul 2020

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

09 Jul 2020

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.

Twitter's audio tweets have a major accessibility issue: Details here

19 Jun 2020

Twitter's audio tweets have a major accessibility issue: Details here

A day ago, Twitter announced audio tweets as a way to let users share their personal thoughts and experiences in their own voice.

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

20 Mar 2020

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

After Stories, Instagram is copying another highly-celebrated feature from Snapchat- ephemeral or self-disappearing text messages.

Twitter wants to become an Instagram-clone, disgruntled users say #RIPTwitter

05 Mar 2020

Twitter wants to become an Instagram-clone, disgruntled users say #RIPTwitter

Stories are everywhere, and you won't be able to dodge them anytime soon!

In conservative Saudi, youngsters are taking the 'risk' of dating

13 Feb 2020

In conservative Saudi, youngsters are taking the 'risk' of dating

Saudi Arabia's conservative society bans a lot of things and a relationship before marriage is one of them.

Jio, Snapchat launch creative video challenge: How to participate

27 Jan 2020

Jio, Snapchat launch creative video challenge: How to participate

Reliance Jio and Snapchat have partnered to launch a new creative challenge called Jio's Got Talent where Snapchatters can showcase their talent and win exciting prizes.

Apparently, TikTok's owner built a tool to make deepfakes

04 Jan 2020

Apparently, TikTok's owner built a tool to make deepfakes

TikTok's owner ByteDance appears to have developed an AI-powered feature to create deepfakes or morphed videos with someone else's face inserted.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Next-gen Xbox, OPPO AR glasses, iOS issues, and more

15 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Next-gen Xbox, OPPO AR glasses, iOS issues, and more

This week in tech we saw some tempting hardware announcements, including that of the next-generation Xbox Series X console and OPPO's AR glasses.

#FunUsingTech: Snapchat will let you create your cameos using Deepfake

09 Dec 2019

#FunUsingTech: Snapchat will let you create your cameos using Deepfake

After a bunch of Chinese apps, Snapchat is gearing up to use the controversial Deepfake technology - which has been used to mar the image of actors/politicians - for a fun effect.

Facebook just launched an app to make memes: Details here

20 Nov 2019

Facebook just launched an app to make memes: Details here

From Twitter to Snapchat, the entire social media scene is driven by the culture of viral and funny memes.

Instagram building new 'Threads' app to take on Snapchat

28 Aug 2019

Instagram building new 'Threads' app to take on Snapchat

Once again, Facebook is mimicking Snapchat to improve its own product.

People are using Snapchat/Instagram to sell illegal guns: Here's how

25 Aug 2019

People are using Snapchat/Instagram to sell illegal guns: Here's how

Weapons' trafficking has been going on for a long time, both in India and abroad.

#TechBytes: How to use Snapchat filters and lenses

19 Aug 2019

#TechBytes: How to use Snapchat filters and lenses

With a humongous set of features, Snapchat dominates as one of the most entertaining photo-sharing apps on the internet.

Soon, Android Messages could offer Snapchat-like AR effects

01 Jul 2019

Soon, Android Messages could offer Snapchat-like AR effects

Android Messages, Google's main app for texting on smartphones, could soon get a major upgrade.

How Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter helped arrest this pedophile cop

13 Jun 2019

How Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter helped arrest this pedophile cop

Although Snapchat has increasingly become less popular since Instagram introduced Stories, its recent 'gender swap' filter made it popular once again.

Snapchat employees spied on users without their consent: Here's how

24 May 2019

Snapchat employees spied on users without their consent: Here's how

After Facebook, the concerns of personal data security have shifted towards Snap, the owner of ephemeral photo-sharing service Snapchat.

Soon, your Snapchat stories will come on Tinder: Here's how

05 Apr 2019

Soon, your Snapchat stories will come on Tinder: Here's how

Snapchat's iconic 'Stories' feature is heading over to Tinder.

New to TikTok? Here are some tips to get started

07 Mar 2019

New to TikTok? Here are some tips to get started

If you're a regular on the internet, you would have heard about TikTok, a content-creation app that is taking the world by storm.

Soon, Android users will get a new, completely redesigned Snapchat

27 Feb 2019

Soon, Android users will get a new, completely redesigned Snapchat

In a matter of months, Android users will get a completely redesigned version of popular photo-messaging app Snapchat.

Snapchat might soon bring 'permanent snaps'. Why the U-turn?

29 Jan 2019

Snapchat might soon bring 'permanent snaps'. Why the U-turn?

Snapchat's most iconic feature, the 'disappearing' snaps, could soon see a major change.

Apple's FaceTime bug lets people spy on you: Here's how

29 Jan 2019

Apple's FaceTime bug lets people spy on you: Here's how

A weird bug has been detected in Apple's FaceTime service, one that can be used by bad actors for the purpose of spying.

Android Q might let you reverse app updates: Details here

28 Jan 2019

Android Q might let you reverse app updates: Details here

The benefits of keeping an updated app are endless; you get fancy new features, enhanced performance, and even design changes.

Now, WeChat mimics Snapchat Stories, launches self-disappearing 'Time Capsule'

26 Dec 2018

Now, WeChat mimics Snapchat Stories, launches self-disappearing 'Time Capsule'

Snap's famous 'Stories' feature has been mimicked, once again.

What should be the resolutions of tech companies

20 Dec 2018

What should be the resolutions of tech companies

When the year ends, you think about your regrets, your failures and how you will conquer the new year.

Now, you can shop from Instagram videos: See how

19 Nov 2018

Now, you can shop from Instagram videos: See how

In a fresh move directed at social commerce, Instagram is rolling out three features, including an option to buy products directly from videos, The Verge reported.

Human traffickers are using social platforms to target victims: Study

11 Oct 2018

Human traffickers are using social platforms to target victims: Study

We all use social networks like Facebook, Tinder, and Instagram to find new friends and stay connected.

Soon, Snapchat users can scan and buy real-world products

25 Sep 2018

Soon, Snapchat users can scan and buy real-world products

Snapchat and Amazon are teaming up to introduce a unique shopping feature called 'Visual Search'.

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.

Snapchat dysmorphia: Aiming to mirror perfect-selfies, people want plastic surgeries

10 Aug 2018

Snapchat dysmorphia: Aiming to mirror perfect-selfies, people want plastic surgeries

A phenomenon called 'Snapchat dysmorphia' has troubled doctors all over, as now patients don't want to look like celebrities but their unreal versions.

Snapchat working on a camera-assisted shopping feature on Android

10 Jul 2018

Snapchat working on a camera-assisted shopping feature on Android

An app researcher named Ishan Agarwal has spotted a code in Snapchat for Android that hints at the photo-sharing app working on turning its camera into a visual search engine.

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.

After Netflix, and Snapchat, Google set to enter gaming industry

01 Jul 2018

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.

Snapchat to launch its own gaming platform

28 Jun 2018

Snapchat to launch its own gaming platform

According to a report by The Information, Snap is developing a gaming platform inside Snapchat.

Snapchat launches privacy-safe developer kit called Snap Kit

15 Jun 2018

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.

Now delete sent messages on Snapchat

13 Jun 2018

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.

Evan Spiegel: The sassy Snapchat chief who speaks his mind

30 May 2018

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.