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Instagram IGTV a Flop? Company Removes the Button
Jan19

Instagram IGTV a Flop? Company Removes the Button

Instagram IGTV has a standalone app that launched 18 months ago. It is being used by 7 million users (Instagram has over a billion users.) The Instagram main app has an IGTV button. But Instagram is removing it from the home page. The action could be an admission of the company for its dull results.  On the other hand, TikTok has gotten 1.15 billion downloads since it launched in 2018. It was the same period when Instagram introduced...

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TikTok is testing a new search page with popular topics like Beauty, Dance and more
Jan17

TikTok is testing a new search page with popular topics like Beauty, Dance and more

TikTok is reportedly working on a new search page that comes with different popular categories such as Dance, Beauty, Comedy, Gaming, and many more. The feature was spotted by social media personality Matt Navarra who posted a screenshot of what it looks like on his Twitter page. Under the Explore section, a redesigned page is now being tested, which will show a search bar atop and a list of topics beneath it. The search shows...

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New Rule: Facebook Messenger Needs a Facebook Account to Sign Up
Dec28

New Rule: Facebook Messenger Needs a Facebook Account to Sign Up

The number of Facebook Messenger users is rising. Each month, over 1.3 billion people are using it. In the western region, it is the most popular messaging app. Part of its success is the ability of users to utilize it without having a Facebook account. But the company has removed such a feature. Starting today, users need to sign up to Facebook so they can start chatting with their friends. The social network allowed potential users...

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YouTube updates its harassment policy to now include stricter guidelines
Dec11

YouTube updates its harassment policy to now include stricter guidelines

YouTube has updated its harassment policies with two major changes that had to do with threatening content and personal attacks. The Google owned streaming site will now administer harsher punishments for YouTube Partners that constantly go against its rules. “Harassment hurts our community by making people less inclined to share their opinions and engage with each other. We heard this time and again from creators, including those who...

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Snapchat’s latest Cameos feature uses selfies to replace other people’s faces in videos
Dec09

Snapchat’s latest Cameos feature uses selfies to replace other people’s faces in videos

In another week from now, Snapchat would have added another cool new app that will probably just go on and win the hearts of many. Snapchat has confirmed per TechCrunch that it is about to launch Cameos; a new feature that will allow you to use selfies to replace other people’s faces in videos. 18th December has been confirmed as the launch date, and the feature will be available to both Android and iOS users across the globe. Once...

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Instagram Requires New Users to Reveal Their Ages – Can It Verify Birthdays?
Dec04

Instagram Requires New Users to Reveal Their Ages – Can It Verify Birthdays?

Instagram wants to create an age-appropriate experience for its audience. For that reason, it is now requiring new users to input their birthdays when creating an account. The age of the user might have different privacy settings or in-app information. Will Other Users Know Their Birthdays No. Other users will not know their birthdays. But new users must be at least 13 to join the platform. “Starting today, we will be asking for your...

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