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Trump Still Wants To Get Rid of TikTok

You may recall this summer that, in addition to toilets that didn't flush to his specifications, President Donald Trump went to war with TikTok. Some theorized that it was because K-Pop fans using the app made him look like a dunce at a June rally in Tulsa, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed it [...]

Messenger Rooms are Facebook’s answer to Zoom and Houseparty for the pandemic

Facebook is rolling out a suite of new products to expand its capabilities in video chat. The company today announced Messenger Rooms, a tool...

Instagram Is Rushing To Roll Out A Memorial Account Feature Because Of COVID-19 Deaths

Instagram is speeding up plans for a new account memorialization feature, adding a “Remembering” banner under a username to signal that a person has...

Major WhatsApp Update Could Threaten Zoom’s Current Market Dominance

There is a surge in the demand for videoconferencing apps these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic . Zoom earned its popularity as one of the most used videoconferencing platforms because of the current health crisis. WhatsApp is preparing to challenge Zoom's dominance with an upcoming feature Zoom quickly became one of the most [...]

Facebook will now warn you if you’ve interacted with fake, dangerous coronavirus posts

Facebook has announced new measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19 misinformation by alerting users when they have interacted with fake or dangerous content. On Thursday, Facebook's vice president of Integrity, Guy Rosen, said in a blog post that the social media giant is going to start notifying users when they have liked, reacted [...]

WhatsApp makes it harder for you to forward some messages as it tries to slow coronavirus misinformation

Vastly popular messaging app WhatsApp is making it harder to share certain commonly forwarded messages as it tries to crack down on coronavirus rumours and misinformation. As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, there has been a rapid increase in the volume of false information and scams related to news about the diseases being shared, either [...]

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