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YouTube rolls out new chop up and remix feature
Feb16

YouTube rolls out new chop up and remix feature

Users can now remix music videos on YouTube to create Shorts, thanks to a new feature. With this, users can now modify different aspects of a long music video to produce something wholly original. To use this new feature, simply tap “remix” on a music video, and you will be presented with four options, including Green Screen, Cut, and Collab.  Sound: Take just the sound from the video and use it in your Short, making a perfect...

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Google launches Gemini as a standalone Android app
Feb10

Google launches Gemini as a standalone Android app

Google Bard is now Gemini! Unlike its predecessor, Gemini will now also be available for download as a standalone Android app on the Play Store. Google is following in the footsteps of Microsoft, which unified all its generative AI products into Copilot. Going forward, it will be Bard and Duet rolled into one.  In addition to the standalone Gemini app, users will also have the option of using a paid version of the chatbot, but of...

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X is working on new articles content option
Feb07

X is working on new articles content option

X is reportedly developing a new option that will enable you to create and publish long-form posts on its platform. If launched, the new format will make X an attractive option for publishers and readers. It is all part of Elon Musk’s plans to make X an “everything app.” We are already used to seeing longer posts on X, but that will soon get updated with an even longer one. Users will be able to post longer articles directly on X, and...

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WhatsApp to roll out third-party chat support
Feb07

WhatsApp to roll out third-party chat support

WhatsApp is finalizing plans to allow other messaging networks, including Telegram, into its network. In a recent interview with Wired, Dick Brouwer, an engineering director at WhatsApp, said the app is preparing to allow other messaging networks in its app. “There’s real tension between offering an easy way to offer this interoperability to third parties whilst at the same time preserving the WhatsApp privacy, security, and integrity...

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LinkedIn is getting rid of its Creator Mode option
Feb06

LinkedIn is getting rid of its Creator Mode option

LinkedIn users will no longer have access to the Creator Mode option as the company is getting rid of it. This is part of LinkedIn’s broader shift away from hashtags as a connective tool.  The Creator Mode option served as a dedicated tool to help users establish their presence on LinkedIn. As per Xavier Degraux, LinkedIn will, starting this month, start removing profile hashtags to highlight topics that creators share content...

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