Tag Archives: Users

Twitter will let users be much more specific when reporting tweets with personal information

Twitter is adding new options to its reporting process for tweets that share personal information, adding much more specific fields that users can highlight when submitting reports. Now, when reporting a tweet that contains private information, users will be taken to an additional menu allowing them to specify whether the tweet contains contact information, a home address or physical location, financial information, ... Read More »

Instagram Adds New Stickers to Let Users Ask Questions in Live Videos, Share Music, and More

Instagram has added a number of new interactive features to its Stories format. The new features enable Instagram users to ask for music recommendations from their followers, answer questions during a live stream, and more. The update is being rolled out on both Android and iOS starting today. The Facebook-owned company announced these new features in a blog post on ... Read More »

Twitter Reports 336 Million Monthly Active Users, Second Straight Profitable Quarter

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter earned $61 million in the first three months of the year Company was helped by strong growth in advertising revenue First quarter revenues rose 21 percent from a year ago to $665 million Twitter reported its second consecutive quarterly profit Wednesday, boosting the outlook for the messaging platform after years in the red. The San Francisco-based social network earned ... Read More »

Apple Requires Games With Loot Boxes to Disclose to Users Odds of Receiving the Items

HIGHLIGHTS Games have to let users know the odds of getting rare items in loot boxes This is now required by Apple for games on the App Store It’s just a matter of time before other digital game stores follow suit Amidst the on going controversy surrounding loot boxes in video games courtesy Star Wars Battlefront 2, Apple has declared that games with loot ... Read More »

SHAREit Says It Has 1.2 Billion Users Worldwide

Popular mobile file sharing app SHAREit has achieved 1.2 billion user base worldwide. Starting with 100 million downloads in March 2014, SHAREit touched 1.2 billion users worldwide in a span of two-and-a-half years, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The app is available on Android, iOS, and Windows. “We are very proud and grateful to all our users globally. SHAREit is a popular ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company has launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8. Juho Sarvikas, ... Read More »

Google Photos Update Enables Users to Share Video Files Faster

HIGHLIGHTS The update is already available for download The low-resolution copy is replaced later with high-resolution file Google introduced cache feature earlier this month Google has now released the version v3.6 of its Photos app for Android and with this update, the company has made video sharing much faster than before. In order to achieve this improvement, the Google Photos app essentially uploads ... Read More »

Facebook Watch Video Platform Now Available to All Users in the US

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has rolled out Watch to every US citizen Users in the US will now see a TV icon in the mobile app, desktop site For now, Facebook is primarily highlighting reality shows After testing the feature with a select few users, Facebook has now rolled out “Watch” – a redesigned video platform for creators and publishers – to every US ... Read More »

YouTube roll out in-app video sharing and messaging to users worldwide

YouTube today is launching a new sharing feature in its mobile app, previously in testing with users in select markets. The feature allows YouTube users to send their friends videos and chat from within a new tab in the mobile app – effectively turning YouTube into a mobile messenger of sorts. The feature has been in testing since the middle of last year, ... Read More »

LG G6 Teaser Promises ‘Reliability’; Select Users to Trial Phone Ahead of Launch

LG is leaving no stone unturned in creating interest around its upcoming G6 flagship. Soon after confirming Quad DAC support for the G6, LG has now confirmed that the smartphone will be given out to select users under ‘Preliminary Experiment Group’ ahead of the actual launch. The South Korean company has also reportedly shared a new teaser that promises “reliability” ... Read More »