Category: Social

Instagram Now Lets You Add Links to Users and Hashtags in Your Bio

Instagram has announced its updating its mobile apps to support links to other users and hashtags in your bio. Before, if you added an @username or #hashtag to your personal bio, all you had was […]

Facebook Updates Messenger Lite with Video Calling

Facebook today updated its Messenger Lite messaging app with the ability to video call your contacts. This comes after the company initially┬ámade the app more widely available as an alternative to the main Messenger app […]

Instagram Could Get a Portrait Mode of its Own

Code reveals the photo sharing platform may soon get a feature many smartphones ship with nowadays.

Instagram Tests Letting You Repost Content to Your Story

We’ve all been asking Instagram to let us repost photos and videos from our timeline to our profile for years, and third-party apps have helped with that. But finally, after years of complaints from users, […]

Instagram Now Lets You Type Messages into Stories

Instagram is updating its app today and granting users the ability to type messages as part of their daily Stories. The feature works similarly to Facebook’s text post feature where you can select a different […]

Twitter Now Lets You Natively Send Tweetstorms

The tweetstorm has been at the heart of Twitter since 2014 when the social networking platform allowed threading of tweets. Many have sent their own fair share of rants on the platform using this format, […]

You Can Now Follow Hashtags on Instagram

Instagram is adding a new feature to its mobile apps today. As reported by The Verge, the social platform now lets you follow hashtags much like you would a person or brand. You can simply […]

Hands-On: Here’s Your First Look at Instagram’s Direct Messaging App [Download APK]

A report from earlier today said Instagram was gearing up to introduce a dedicated app for its Direct messaging service, and now an APK of the app has been published by the folks at APK […]

Instagram Direct is Becoming its Own App

Instagram is beginning to test a dedicated app that will bring its Direct messaging service right to your home screen, according to a new report out of The Verge. The move follows a similar move […]

Instagram Will Now Begin Archiving Your Stories and Let You Repost Them

The thing about any stories implementation across social media is after twenty-four hours from when you initially posted, your photo or video is deleted and can never be viewed again by anyone. Snapchat changed this […]

Guess What? YouTube is Getting Stories, Too

As if you didn’t already see it coming, YouTube has announced it’s currently testing a version of the popular stories feature found in apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook. But while it’ll be taking its […]

Snapchat’s Redesigned App Curates Content for Easier Access

Snapchat has announced a major redesign for its mobile apps that aims to organize content curated to users. This comes as the company aims to rebuild a compelling reason to use its platform over something […]

You Can Now ‘Remix’ Your Friend’s Photos in Instagram Direct

Instagram is rolling out a new update to its iOS and Android apps that enables a new feature called “remixing.” With it, you can respond to a photo that your friend sent you in the […]

Snapchat Can Now Recognize Objects and Scenes And Suggest Contextual Effects

As confirmed by Mashable, Snapchat is beginning to roll out a new feature to its iOS and Android apps that provides contextual suggested effects for your photos based on what’s in them. For instance, if […]

You Can Now Send 4K Photos in Facebook Messenger

Facebook has announced its updating its Messenger messaging service with the ability to send higher-resolution photographs. What’s known as “4K” to the company, Facebook now lets you send up to 4096×4096 pictures to others using […]

You Can Now Upload Instagram Stories from the Web

Instagram has announced you can now upload photos to your Story via its mobile website. The company is looking to expand the reach of its Snapchat clone by giving users the option of uploading through […]

Facebook’s Merging Messenger Day with Stories and Deleting Direct

Facebook is getting its act together. In a new report out of TechCrunch, the company announced its merging Messenger Day and Facebook Stories into basically one service where if you upload to your Story from […]