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YouTube’s Uptime app now open to everyone
Jun26

YouTube’s Uptime app now open to everyone

Remember YouTube’s Uptime app that lets you watch videos with friends, post comments and react? Recall that the app was only accessible to people based on invite; well, the good news is that Uptime is now available to everyone out there. It has now gone past that experimental and testing stage, and is now available to all users. Google launched the app last March as a means of testing a more interactive way of getting people to watch...

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Instagram testing a new way to share posts with close friends
Jun23

Instagram testing a new way to share posts with close friends

Instagram has got something good coming for users who love sharing posts. The Facebook-owned photo sharing app is testing a new feature called “Favorite” that lets you share posts with a more limited group of friends. According to The Verge, Favorite is an improvement on an earlier feature that lets you post more often. It seeks to give you more control over people you share your posts with. “People are trying to hack Instagram to...

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Facebook wants to bring the world together with a new Mission Statement
Jun22

Facebook wants to bring the world together with a new Mission Statement

Facebook is already miles ahead of other social media companies in terms of active user base, but it’s not willing to slow things down. To ensure it remains the number one social media network in the world, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a new mission statement today. The new statement as revealed by the Facebook CEO is aimed at putting more power in the hands of its users. “Today at the Facebook Communities Summit we changed...

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Instagram Stories hits Snapchat where it hurts, now has 250 million daily active users
Jun21

Instagram Stories hits Snapchat where it hurts, now has 250 million daily active users

Instagram Stories has aimed another shot at Snapchat—and this time, it’s a pretty tough one. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new milestone; it now has 250 million daily active users. This is impressive considering the fact that the company recently announced that it had 200 million daily active users. This announcement is coming at a time when Snapchat Stories recorded a sharp decline of 50 percent in terms of...

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YouTube outlines four new ways to combat terrorism
Jun18

YouTube outlines four new ways to combat terrorism

Google has outlined four new measures to combat terrorism on YouTube. Recall that the social media has come under intense pressure from different quarters to take more actions against terrorism. Google had in an op-ed published in the Financial Times on Sunday, said YouTube has been working with different governments and law enforcements to rid its platform of content posted by terrorists. Kent Walker, the senior vice-president and...

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Twitter makes sweeping changes to its iOS apps
Jun16

Twitter makes sweeping changes to its iOS apps

The Twitter app for iOS is getting a major overhaul as the microblogging company announced some new changes to make it look more attractive. Perhaps, the most noticeable change made to the app by Twitter on Thursday is the user’s profile photos, which now appears as round icons instead of the usual squares. The reply button also got Twitter’s attention as the feature now wears a new look. The reply button has now changed from an arrow...

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