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Twitter Shows Off New Concepts For Filtering, Limiting Replies
Twitter Shows Off New Concepts For Filtering, Limiting Replies

If your reply filter is on, Twitter won't show you or anyone else, except the user who wrote the response, the harmful tweets it detects.

WhatsApp Payments Testing 'Cashback' Feature In India
WhatsApp Payments Testing 'Cashback' Feature In India

This is limited to Unified Payment Interface (UPI) Payments in India, users can only get one cashback and you might receive up to Rs 10 cashback for their payment.

Twitter
Twitter Says It Will Fix Disappearing Tweets Issue

Twitter said users who are looking to be verified should keep checking their account settings screen for access to the in-app application.

  • Thursday, 23 September 2021
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Telegram Updates: New Emojis, Read Receipts In Groups
Telegram Updates: New Emojis, Read Receipts In Groups

Telegram a pure instant messaging app has now introduced new features which looks attractive and made the application more interactive.

Facebook
Facebook India Appoints Ex-IAS Officer As Head Of Public Policy

Rajiv Aggarwal, a former IAS officer is now appointed as the Head of Public Policy to lead the policy development initiatives for the social media engagements in India.

Clubhouse: Working On New Way To Invite Friends
Clubhouse Working On New Way To Invite Friends To Audio Rooms

Clubhouse a hallway for hundred thousands of discussions on any random topic is now working on an update to invite friends to audio rooms and enjoy the conversation pitching their opinions.

WhatsApp Multi-Device Beta: iOS Users Receive Multiple Device Support
WhatsApp Web Multi-Device Beta: iOS Users Receive Latest Update

Whatsapp's multi-device support allows to login via web, desktop and portals without having to keep the phone connected which is now only available to iOS users.

Krafton Rolls Out September Version Update To BGMI
Krafton Rolls Out September Version Update To BGMI

An update rolling out in Battlegrounds Mobile India Brings new possibilities such as a life barrier in some part of the map.

Twitter
Twitter Reopens Account Verification Process

Everyone wants the coveted blue badge that was previously doled out to public figures and other accounts of high public interest who have confirmed they are who they say they are -- like a government official, journalist, celebs, brand or business, or another notable name.

Facebook
5.8 Million FB Users Have VIP Pass That Exempts Them From Harsh Action

The tech giant is using a programme that whitelists millions of VIP users from the company's standard content moderation practices.

Instagram
Instagram 'Favourites' Will Allow Users To Prioritise Accounts In Their Feed

Any accounts set as a favourite will appear higher in the feed, regardless of their popularity or other signals used by the algorithm.

Google Search On Desktop Web Officially Gets Dark Theme
Google Search On Desktop Web Officially Gets Dark Theme

In announcing, Google acknowledged user requests for this feature and said the Search dark theme would be fully available in the coming weeks.

WhatsApp
WhatsApp Announces End-To-End Encrypted Backups For Privacy, Security

Currently, 'Last Seen', 'Profile Picture' and 'About' can either be seen by everyone, contacts, or no one at all. There are no customisable options, the report said.

Twitter Is Beginning To Test Labels For Bot Accounts
Twitter Is Beginning To Test Labels For Bot Accounts

Initially, in what Twitter is calling a test, a small number of developers will be invited to be able to apply the labels to their accounts, reports The Verge.

Google Releases 5th & Final Android 12 Beta
Google Releases 5th & Final Android 12 Beta

Google earlier announced that with Android 12, people will be able to play the game even before they finish downloading it at speed up by almost two times, from downloading the game on Play store to launching it on your device.

Google
Google News Showcase Adds 4 More Indian Languages

The firm it is working closely with a number of News Showcase partners to pay to provide users free access to select paywalled stories.

Twitter
Twitter Launches Communities, An Alternative To FB Groups

Twitter Community will have its own moderators who are able to set rules and invite or remove people.

Twitter
Twitter Testing Official 'Soft Block' Feature

Micro-blogging site Twitter has begun testing the first of its proposed suite of new privacy tools -- the ability to remove a follower without blocking them

OPPO
OPPO Files 5G Patent Infringement Suits Against Nokia

As Covid-19 accelerates medium and long-term digital investment and value creation, 5G-enabled industries have the potential to add $8 trillion to global GDP by 2030.

WhatsApp
WhatsApp Likely To Allow Users To Hide Online Status Soon

This option will also support profile photos and bios, providing much more control over privacy than previously offered.

Odisha Class 10 Boy Designs Robotic Hand For Divyang Girl
Odisha Class 10 Boy Designs Robotic Hand, Gifts It To Divyang Girl

Morning shows the day and a class 10 student from Odisha has proved exactly that. Showing an exemplary act on how real talent shines early on, the boy has designed a robotic hand with the help of a high-tech 3D printer and gifted it to a divyang girl.

Google
Google Working On 'Human Presence Sensor' For Chromebooks: Report

The tech giant is developing the human presence sensor in collaboration with Antmicro, a "software-driven tech company developing open and modern industrial edge and cloud Al systems".

Super Follows
Twitter Launches 'Super Follows' For Creators To Monetise Tweets

Everyday their Tweets, Spaces, Direct Messages, photos and videos resonate with their audience and create vibrant conversations on Twitter.

PUBG
Krafton Opens Pre-Registration Of 'PUBG: New State' In India

The game has clocked 50 million downloads on Play Store.

Instagram
Instagram Asking Users' Birth Date To Enforce Child Safety Measures

This information also allows the platform to personalise user experience.