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Yahoo introduces finance, news and weather bots to Facebook Messenger
Jul09

Yahoo introduces finance, news and weather bots to Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is fast becoming one of the most useful chat apps good for many reasons. Just when you thought the app couldn’t get any better than it already did, Facebook launched what it called bots. The launch of Facebook Messenger bots received a lot of positive reviews from millions of users across the world. Businesses and individuals have been using bots to great advantage—things are a lot easier using bots because they run...

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Yahoo launches Radar, a new mobile travel guide and assistance app
Jun22

Yahoo launches Radar, a new mobile travel guide and assistance app

After officially announcing to the entire world its decision not to continue supporting Messenger desktop app; Yahoo on Tuesday launched a new app called Radar. Radar is a travel app for iOS with a chatbot-like assistant. The app acts as a smart travel guide; offering loads of suggestions and recommendations to help travelers plan their trips ahead of time. Designed to work along with Yahoo Mail, the app can also be used to pull trip...

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Tumblr to compete with Twitter and Facebook with its own live video service
Jun21

Tumblr to compete with Twitter and Facebook with its own live video service

  We hope Tumblr’s plan to compete with Twitter and Facebook as it launches its live video service is not coming too late. According to livevideo.tumblr.com, a promotional webpage, which was first spotted by a Twitter user David Chartier during the weekend, the company has scheduled a launch date for June 21st. Confirming the authenticity of the promotional webpage, TechCrunch says the images are Tumblr’s ads materials designed...

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Yahoo shuts down Messenger Desktop app
Jun11

Yahoo shuts down Messenger Desktop app

Yahoo says it will no longer support its Messenger desktop client. We all knew it would come to this because the company actually stopped providing it as a downloadable option since April. Pointer to Yahoo’s announcement first came in December 2015 when the company “announced a brand new Yahoo Messenger for mobile, the Web and in Yahoo Mail on the desktop, built on a new modern platform.” What today’s announcement implies is that you...

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Flickr Updates Mobile Apps with New Design and Features
May08

Flickr Updates Mobile Apps with New Design and Features

Flickr, the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing service has released its updated mobile apps for iOS and Android. The redesigned app now looks and feels close to your phone’s camera roll. Yahoo appears to encourage the Flickr users to upload their whole collection of photos of their smartphones rather than the best ones. The service offers 1000 GB of storage for free to all users. Now it attempts to make the most out of it. The latest app has a...

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Yahoo Now Shows You What People On Your Contacts Are Tweeting
Apr17

Yahoo Now Shows You What People On Your Contacts Are Tweeting

In a bid to make its email service more relevant to tweets, Yahoo has added a new update, which enables its users to see what their contacts are tweeting. The company also added a couple of other updates to its Contact Cards, which means there is more to look forward to when next you sign in to your Yahoo Mailbox. “Contact cards are getting an upgrade – thanks to LinkedIn and Twitter! Earlier this month, Yahoo Mail launched a...

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