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WhatsApp introduces smart bulk delete messages feature

WhatsApp has finally modified its store management tool to provide a better user experience. Currently, the WhatsApp storage tool allows deleting all the media - photos, videos, files - of chats in bulk. However, the bulk delete now gets smarter...

Russians using social media to interfere in upcoming American presidential election

A Russian group, Internet Research Agency, backed by the Kremlin, is reported to have made attempts to cause trouble in the upcoming presidential election in the US. This is believed to be the same group that interfered with the 2016 election and...

Google and Facebook to pay Australian media companies for using content

Australia is in the process of forcing Google and Facebook, the digital giants, to pay local media companies for using their news content. The Federal Government has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - ACCC to develop a code of...

Facebook launches Gaming app to take on Twitch and YouTube

Facebook is all set to move deeper into the gaming market by launching a new gaming mobile app today, on April 20. The new app - named as 'Facebook Gaming: Watch, Play, and Connect' - is primarily focused on watching and...

Facebook launches Quiet Mode, a tool to manage your time

Facebook launches a new app feature called ‘Quiet Mode’ that mutes push notifications from the app for a set period of time. ‘Quiet Mode’ also allows you to limit your usage time of the social media app. The...

Facebook to hire 10,000 new employees in 2020: Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook is expecting to hire 10,000 workers, by the end of 2020, for its product and engineering department. It is unclear at this time that how many new hires will join as full-time or the number include contractors. With the...

Facebook says ads revenue is weakening due to COVID-19 outbreak

Facebook said it had seen its ads business weakening with the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, which accounts for nearly all of its revenue, despite more people are using its social platforms during the lockdown. The services which are seeing a surge,...

How bad COVID-19 has hit the tech industry

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 so far has a devastating impact on the U.S. and many other state's economies. As all the affected countries are trying to stem the spread of the virus, life seems to be slowly grinding to a halt....

Facebook blocked some posts about coronavirus, due to a bug

Facebook undergoes a bug in its News Feed spam filter, which caused the platform to remove some posts with content about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) information mistakenly.  Users complained that the links to their new-stories related to Cornavirus are...

Facebook sues Namecheap for registering deceptive domains

Facebook, the social network company, has filed a lawsuit against Namecheap, a domain name registrar, and WhoisGuard, Namecheap's proxy service, in Arizona for alleged cybersquatting and registering deceiving domain names that allegedly infringed on Facebook's trademark.  Christen Dubois,...

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HuffPost and BuzzFeed have stuck a stock deal. Under the arrangement, the American news aggregator - HuffPost, owned by Verizon Media - will now become part of BuzzFeed, The...