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YouTube testing in-house messaging app feature on iOS and Android
Jan19

YouTube testing in-house messaging app feature on iOS and Android

YouTube is gradually changing into a more social platform, and not hiding the fact that it has the capacity to succeed. The video streaming website is taking on Facebook with its new feature, which according to TechCrunch, is already being tested in Canada. According to the report, the Google-owned company is currently testing a new in-app messaging feature on iOS and Android, which will allow users to exchange clips, texts and links...

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Instagram’s Live Video goes live in the UK, Germany, France, others
Jan18

Instagram’s Live Video goes live in the UK, Germany, France, others

Instagram’s Live Video is gathering momentum as users in the UK, Germany, France, Brazil, Canada and Japan can now join others in the US to experience the new feature. The new feature is a follow up to Instagram’s Stories, and will help make it even more popular among users across the world. Live Video Instagram did promise to roll out to other countries of the world shortly after users in the US started seeing the feature appear on...

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Twitter to formally shut down Vine on Tuesday
Jan17

Twitter to formally shut down Vine on Tuesday

Vine is in its final moments as a Twitter pulls the plug on the popular short-video sharing app on Tuesday. Tuesday to be precise, is the day the app will stop performing the popular function of helping Twitter users share short videos on the microblogging platform. Last month, Twitter announced it would be keeping the app; but this time as a Vine camera app. That announcement came months after the microblogging platform announced...

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Twitter’s new feature will prompt you to tweet your updated profile picture
Jan16

Twitter’s new feature will prompt you to tweet your updated profile picture

Twitter’s latest update might just be one that gets a lot of users excited. The new feature, according to TechCrunch, will prompt you to post a hashtagged tweet anytime there is a change in your profile picture. Lovely isn’t it? Sure it is because it means all your followers on the microblogging platform can now get an update of your new profile picture every time you change it. The tweet, according to the report, will be appended...

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Facebook launches fake news filter in Germany
Jan16

Facebook launches fake news filter in Germany

According to the Financial Times, Facebook is rolling out its fake news filter in Germany; in time for the country’s federal elections due to hold later in 2017. Lawmakers in Germany are constantly worried by the threats posed by fake news especially as the general elections draw near. The lawmakers are troubled by the influence fake news could have on the outcome of the upcoming election. The last couple of months have been tough for...

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Facebook adds a cool new way to go Live from a desktop
Jan12

Facebook adds a cool new way to go Live from a desktop

2017 promises to be the golden year; the year dreams and aspirations begin to fall into place for Facebook and other social media websites. Live video for example, is expected to take center stage, and Facebook is expected to be in the thick of the action. To this end, the social media behemoth is making it possible for Pages to go live right from the web. It means you are no longer limited to using your smartphone or tablet to go...

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