HTC U11 Life Android One Variant Now Receiving Android 9.0 Pie Update, Users Report

HTC U11 Life has now started receiving its Android 9.0 Pie update. The latest software update is reportedly rolling out over-the-air (OTA) in Europe according to some users. It notably comes a long time after the US variant of the HTC U11 Life received an Android Oreo update. The global variant of the HTC U11 […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Patch Now Giving Blue Screen of Death Issues, Some Users Report

Microsoft, earlier this week, said that all known issues in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update have been identified and fixed. It also started re-releasing the key update. However, following the Windows 10 update file deletion problem, Microsoft appears to be facing yet another major issue. Some users are now reporting that Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) […]

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 […]

Instagram Slammed by Users for Not Removing Facetune Ads

Photo-messaging app Instagram is facing criticism for not removing an advertisement of a paid photo editing app Facetune that is targeted at women under 25 years of age. The social media users have slammed the Facebook-owned Instagram as well as the app for promoting the idea of altering faces for better pictures, AdNews.com reported on Sunday. The paid app […]

Twitter Sees a Fall in Monthly Active Users to 335 Million, Revenue Beats Estimates

Twitter posted record profit on Friday with second quarter revenue that beat financial analysts’ estimates and said penalising misbehaving users this year had paid off even though monthly usage had dropped. Twitter, like bigger rival Facebook, has been under pressure from regulators in several countries to weed out hate speech, abusive content and misinformation, better protect user […]

Twitter Shifts Navigation Bar to the Bottom for Android Users

Twitter has been on a clean-up spree recently, deactivating over 1 million accounts a day in a bid to combat abuse and fake news. The social media app is now rolling out a server-side update for all its Android users, changing how they navigate inside the app. The bar that held buttons like – Home, Search, Notifications, 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 […]

Instagram Launches IGTV Long Video App to Take on YouTube, Now Has a Billion Users

Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging applications WhatsApp and Messenger. Instagram, which had […]

90% of ‘Active’ Twitter Users Spread Falsehoods During Disasters: Study

Nearly 90 percent of Twitter’s ‘active’ users tend to spread falsehoods in the case of public emergencies or disasters, a study of more than 20,000 tweets has found. The researchers found that 86-91 percent of the users spread false news, either by retweeting or liking the original post. Five to 9 percent sought to confirm the […]