Facebook Lite Gets Speed, Reliability Improvements; Now Has Over 200 Million Users

Facebook has announced that over 200 million people are now using the stripped-down version of its main app – Facebook Lite. Facebook Lite, launched back in June 2015 for low-end Android devices, was introduced by the social media networking giant specifically for emerging markets as a solution for connections that are usually weak and spotty. […]

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Is This What Elon Musk’s Mysterious Digging Tweets Are About?

After tunneling in his own backyard, Musk plans to continue to drill through the earth beneath public city roads, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the details have not been made public. The person added the drilling is just a hobby; Musk is not planning to start a new tunneling company. […]

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Twitter Adds ‘Direct Reply Count’; Will Reorder Replies Based on ‘Importance’

Twitter has announced that the social networking company will now organise the replies to a tweet in such a way that users will get to see the “best content” first, bringing its mobile apps in line with the desktop. The company added that people may see replies in different order based of various factors.The ranking […]

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Instagram Adds ‘Boomerang’ and ‘Mentions’ to Stories; Confirms It’s Working on Live Video

In August, Instagram introduced a new feature called ‘Stories’ that allows users to string together multiple shots or video clips into a single video that can then be shared with friends. This feature was widely compared with rival app Snapchat’s Story feature. In order to expand the reach of its feature, the company brought ‘Stories’ […]

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WhatsApp Two-Step Verification, HTC Bolt, Rs. 500, 1000 Ban Fallout, and More: Your 360 Daily

Friday saw the launch of HTC Bolt, a 2016 smartphone with a 2015 processor; WhatsApp adding two-step verification to its beta apps; record Single’s Day sales in China; and a whole lot more. Here’s your 360 Daily with the top tech stories of the day. WhatsApp beta version gets two-step verification The beta versions of […]

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EU Privacy Watchdogs Warn WhatsApp on Privacy Policy, Yahoo on Breach

European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning of customer emails for US intelligence purposes. European Union data protection authorities said they had serious concerns about WhatsApp’s recent change in privacy policy […]

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Google Allo Gets Netflix’s Stranger Things Sticker Pack for Halloween

If you are not living on a secluded island in middle of nowhere, you might have heard about the Netflix show named ‘Stranger Things’ in last few months. The thriller TV series set in 80s with supernatural elements has captured the imagination of audiences around the world since its release in July. The theme for […]

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Twitter Reportedly Considering Sale of Vine Instead of Discontinuation

Last month, Twitter announced that it is discontinuing its video-sharing mobile Vine app as the social media giant looked to cut costs by letting go of workforce and vegetating verticals. However, fresh reports claims that Twitter may just change its decision, and sell the app to someone else instead. TechCrunch reports that there have been […]

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