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Instagram Reels is officially rolling out in India
Jul08

Instagram Reels is officially rolling out in India

Only a few days after speculations surfaced online that Instagram was testing Reels; a few feature similar to TikTok, its availability has now been officially confirmed by Facebook on Wednesday. The feature, which lets you create up to 15 seconds long video with music or other audio added, is now formally available in the country. Interestingly, this is coming about a week after the Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps including...

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LinkedIn will let you upload 10-second clip to teach people to pronounce your name
Jul08

LinkedIn will let you upload 10-second clip to teach people to pronounce your name

LinkedIn has launched a new feature that will allow you upload a 10-second audio clip to teach people how to pronounce your name. One of the most embarrassing things people face sometimes in a working environment is when they come across names that are not that common. It is usually a problem; especially when you are trying to leave a positive first impression. “Correct pronunciation is not just a common courtesy — it’s an...

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Instagram’s “Pinned Comment” feature is now live for everyone
Jul07

Instagram’s “Pinned Comment” feature is now live for everyone

A new feature that lets pin any three comments on a post to the top of a thread has gone live on Instagram. This is coming after months of testing the feature; with a handful of users gaining initial access. Instagram announced the new feature via its Twitter page on Tuesday; and will now hope that it helps to curb or reduce abusive behavior on the platform. Allowing users to pin comments to the top of a thread allows people to better...

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WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode on desktop and web
Jul07

WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode on desktop and web

Being one of the most used chat apps in the world, it is important for WhatsApp to be up and about when it comes to updates and new features. After making dark mode official on its mobile app, the Facebook-owned chat service has now extended the feature to the desktop and web versions of the service. For some, the dark mode feature has already been activated on the web, while for majority of others, it is a waiting game. That said, it...

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Facebook is quietly testing Instagram Reels in India days after TikTok ban
Jul06

Facebook is quietly testing Instagram Reels in India days after TikTok ban

Facebook has wasted no time in its bid to upstate TikTok in India as the social media giant has reportedly began testing Instagram Reel in the country. This, coming only a couple of days after TikTok and 58 other apps were banned in that country is no surprise—quite a large number of tech writers and social media commentators had predicted this. Per Business Insider, Instagram Reel, which lets you shoot 15-seconds video with music and...

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