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Google becomes the latest company to the ditch gun emoji
Apr25

Google becomes the latest company to the ditch gun emoji

Google has become the latest company to ditch the gun emoji; replacing it with the water gun emoji. Everyone is preaching safety these days, and Google just doesn’t want to be left out. The company has now joined others like Twitter, Samsung, WhatsApp, and Apple to replace the emoji rifle. Emojipedia announced the change in a blog post on Tuesday. According to the announcement, the change was done to align with “recent changes by...

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Snapchat users can now shop direct without exiting the app
Apr19

Snapchat users can now shop direct without exiting the app

Snapchat is already positioning itself as an ecommerce website where people can shop. Actually Snap’s intentions have never been hidden—and we recently reported that a test to enable users to buy things online just by swiping up in Snapchat Discover is on the card. Now, there is an option that now lets you directly buy products, watch longer promotional videos or install apps on your phone without leaving Snapchat, reports CNBC. The...

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Facebook adds AR drawing and Instagram’s Boomerang to Stories
Apr14

Facebook adds AR drawing and Instagram’s Boomerang to Stories

One unique thing about competition is that it brings out the creative ability in you. You always want to stay ahead of the chasing pack—and so this calls for innovation. That is exactly what a feature like Stories has done to companies like Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp and now Facebook. How interesting that all those apps have one thing in common—they all have the Stories feature and want to keep improving on it. It is Facebook’s...

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Twitter’s new water gun emoji replaces its gun emoji
Apr13

Twitter’s new water gun emoji replaces its gun emoji

Twitter has replaced its gun emoji to a water emoji. Apparently, this is an update that is aimed at sending the right message to the Twitter community that the microblogging company wants to get rid of harassment from its platform. The Twitter gun emoji is popular for the wrong reasons, and now Twitter has replaced it with a water gun emoji. That is more like it considering the number of issues it [the gun emoji] keeps generating on...

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Snapchat testing the ability to buy online by swiping up in Discover
Apr12

Snapchat testing the ability to buy online by swiping up in Discover

It is an ever-changing world—and the social media seems to be at the heart and thick of it. Things have evolved; online sales are growing at a rate that is almost too difficult if not impossible to forecast. Everyone wants a piece of it, and all you need to do is to properly get yourself positioned. Snapchat has not hidden its desire to connect buyers and sellers together, and the ephemeral photo sharing app is reportedly testing a...

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Messenger will soon add an “Unsend” button
Apr07

Messenger will soon add an “Unsend” button

A retract button will soon be added to Messenger, TechCrunch reports. The button, will allow all users on the messaging app to delete messages they have sent just like they do on WhatsApp. Facebook disclosed this to Josh Constine of TechCrunch after the social networking behemoth retracted some messages sent by founder Mark Zuckerberg. The company, however, told Josh that it will no longer unsend or retract any of Zuckerberg’s...

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