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Facebook testing a Snapchat-like feature called “Messenger Day”
Sep30

Facebook testing a Snapchat-like feature called “Messenger Day”

Facebook is not about letting Snapchat off its sight any moment soon as the social media behemoth is currently testing a new feature copied straight off the book of the image sharing app. The company is copying the Stories format of Snapchat and adding it to Messenger, same way it did Instagram in August. Messenger Day was launched in Poland on Friday—a country where Snapchat’s popularity is not at similar level as Facebook. The new...

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Salesforce wants the EU to stop Microsoft from finalising the LinkedIn deal
Sep30

Salesforce wants the EU to stop Microsoft from finalising the LinkedIn deal

Salesforce is right about now trying to convince the European Union to block the deal that would see Microsoft formally takeover LinkedIn, reports various sources. Recall that Salesforce competed neck to neck with Microsoft, before the former lost out to the software giant. Microsoft eventually won the bid, which cost them a whopping $26.2 billion—representing the company’s biggest purchase. Salesforce Chief Legal Officer Burke...

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Facebook at Work gets October 10 launch date in London
Sep29

Facebook at Work gets October 10 launch date in London

It’s almost two years since Facebook started working on its business-centric social media service Facebook at Work for organizations. Suddenly after announcing the service in January 2015, it all went quiet—but again, Facebook was busy testing to makes sure all lose ends were sorted out before launch. Per the Information and TechCrunch, Facebook is all set to launch Facebook at Work on October 10 in London. The social media behemoth...

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Twitter rolls out new DM feature to assist voters with registration
Sep28

Twitter rolls out new DM feature to assist voters with registration

It’s an election year, and a lot of tech companies are competing to gain the attention of every voter. Despite rumors of sales and bids, Twitter doesn’t want to be left out, and has rolled out a new feature to assist voters with registration. The new feature will allow you send direct message to the company’s @Gov Twitter account—a move that will enable you receive voter registration assistance. Conversation or any form of assistance...

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Disney May Buy Twitter
Sep26

Disney May Buy Twitter

There’s another contender in the bid to buy Twitter. In addition to Google and Microsoft, Walt Disney Inc is said to be evaluating a possible bid. As we reported weeks ago, Twitter is in talks with several companies to explore its options on selling itself. A sale of the company has been subject to rumors for several months now as Twitter struggles to improve its stagnant user growth. Even though Twitter is a high-profile social...

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Happy 4th Birthday Tinder [Infographic]
Sep24

Happy 4th Birthday Tinder [Infographic]

It has now been four years since Tinder first became available to download. Initially it could only be accessed from the App Store, but its rapid success there soon led to it being made available through other avenues and today it has more than 40 million users worldwide, 9 million of whom use the app on a daily basis. The outstanding success of Tinder can also be told through other startling statistics: There are 1.6 billion swipes...

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