Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Users Faced Temporary Outage on Monday

Facebook on Monday said a technical problem prevented some users from accessing and posting on the social network as well as messaging app WhatsApp and Instagram, and it had mostly fixed the issue. “Earlier today, a networking issue caused some people to have trouble accessing or posting to various Facebook services. We quickly investigated and started restoring access, and […]

Oppo F9 Pro Now on Sale in India, via Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Mall, and Offline Stores

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo F9 Pro India launch was last week The company had also launched the Oppo F9, without a release date The two models only differ in terms of RAM Oppo F9 Pro, launched in India last week, went on sale in India for the first time today. The smartphone is now available to buy via Flipkart, Amazon India, […]

Twitter CEO to Testify Before US House Panel on September 5

Twitter’s chief executive will testify before a US House of Representatives committee on September 5, the panel said on Friday, after some Republicans raised concerns about social media companies removing content from conservatives. The House Energy and Commerce Committee “intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content,” Republican Representative Greg Walden, the panel’s […]

IT Secretary Calls for More Stringent Rules on WhatsApp

Although WhatsApp recently limited forwards on the app, Ministry of Electronic and IT Secretary Ajay Kumar Sawhney on Monday noted that this alone would not be enough to tackle the growing problem of circulation of fake or speculative news. “It (WhatsApp) has become a publishing medium, so there should be rules made for it, as publishing is from one […]

Twitter Ropes in Academic Partners to Curb Abuse, Harassment on the Platform

In line with its efforts to curb abuse and harassment of users on its platform, Twitter has now selected two research projects that aim to develop metrics to measure the “health” of public conversation. “An update! We’ve selected 2 partners from 230 idea submissions. Our first goal is working to measure the ‘health’ of public conversation, and […]

Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent of Followers on Average as Policy Changes

A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service’s credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole. Twitter is no longer counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey posted on Thursday. Locked accounts had […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Surfaces on Official Support Pages; Cases Available for Pre-Order, Tipping Colour Variants

Samsung is set to launch its much-awaited flagship – Galaxy Note 9 – at the Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled on August 9, and ahead of the unveiling, more details about the upcoming smartphone are surfacing on the Internet. While a number of features and specifications of the Galaxy Note 9 have been spotted in leaks, the smartphone has now been […]

Fortnite PS4 Slim Bundle to Launch on July 16, Includes Exclusive Royale Bomber Skin

HIGHLIGHTS Fortnite PS4 Slim bundle is out next month It’s been spotted on the PlayStation Italy Facebook page It comes with V-bucks as well Epic Games’ battle royale sensation Fortnite is getting a PS4 Slim bundle on July 16. For the price of a standard 500GB PS4 Slim (Rs. 30,990 in India and $300 in the US), you’ll also […]

Dragon Ball Fighterz Coming to Nintendo Switch on September 28, Pre-Orders Get Additional Benefits

HIGHLIGHTS The development was confirmed by Bandai Namco Pre-ordering users will get two benefits The game is currently available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC Developer Bandai Namco has announced that its title Dragon Ball Fighterz will arrive on the Nintendo Switch on September 28 this year. The Japanese game developer also revealed that those who pre-order the game will receive […]