Facebook, today in its event named “A place to connect” in New-Delhi rolled out new India specific camera filters for its App. Along with this, Facebook also announced that it is bringing Reactions to the Lite version of the app. The event also showcased some data about other products of Facebook such as Facebook Live, Facebook Lite, Full Camera, 360 Photos, Oculus, Instagram and WhatsApp.
Talking about the India specific filters, they have been developed keeping [...]
Facebook’s photo-sharing app Instagram now counts more users on its ‘Stories’ feature than Snapchat who was the first to bring in this feature. As per a report by Forbes, Instagram Stories is used by 200 million users every day, where as the same feature of Snapchat is used by 161 million users on daily basis.
According to the report, there was an increase of 50 million users in Instagram Stories since January, beating the daily user base of Snapchat. To [...]
Twitter has launched a new lightweight version of its service called as Twitter Lite. This service is a solution for users with limited data and poor signal or speed. According to the company, it is the less detailed version of the main app which will load quickly and work well even if the Internet connection is limited.
Twitter Lite will work on similar principles as that of other lite apps including Facebook, except the fact that it is a browser based web application which can [...]
Facebook’s messenger has been updated with another bag of new features. Facebook has finally added ‘Reactions’ and ‘Mentions’ to its messenger app. Users can now react to an individual message with given set of Emoji’s including ‘Dislike’, and now you can also tag friends in a group conversation using the Mentions feature.
To react to a particular message you just have tap on the message and hold until a set of Emoji’s [...]
After a not so positive response for the ‘Snapchat Story’ like new WhatsApp Status feature, WhatsApp now seems to bring back the old text status. WhatsApp a while ago, updated its app with the new Status feature which allows users to set pictures as status for 24 hours instead of the old text Status. Many users had a harsh view for that and didn’t quite like it, as a consequence of which WhatsApp seems to bring the text status back in the form of [...]
After Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook’s third app ‘Messenger’ also seems to walk on the trails of Snapchat. Facebook in its latest post announced the launch of Messenger Day feature in their Messenger App. This new feature will allow the users to post photos and videos in real time which will appear for a span of 24 hours just like the Snapchat story or WhatsApp Status features. Along with this, the Messenger Day feature will also provide you with a number of [...]
The 360 degree photo and video experience has now been redefined with the launch of an all new Facebook 360 app. Facebook’s first VR dedicated app, Facebook 360 currently supports Samsung’s Oculus powered Gear VR headset only. The app will help users to find more 360 degree photos and videos. This opens a new door for 360 degree content and makes it easier to explore and discover new 360 photos and videos.
The app consists of four different feeds instead of letting [...]
Twitter has introduced 360-degree live video streaming on Periscope. Recently, Facebook also launched the live 360-degree video streaming, while YouTube has it from a long time now.
Twitter users will now be able to watch 360 degree live broadcast videos from its apps and website right from their Twitter stream. The Live 360-degree videos will be marked with a “LIVE 360” badge and users can change the angle of [...]