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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2021
Many Malaysians use WhatsApp as their primary messaging app. So what if you wake up one day to find WhatsApp no longer working for you? In a new report, security researchers have confirmed that this is possible.
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2021
Looks like a bunch of developers under Facebook has recently unveiled a new social media platform called Hotline, which is a hybrid between Instagram Live as well as Clubhouse. As of now, it seems that the platform is currently web-based, which means it can be accessed via a web browser instead of downloading an app.
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2021
It seems that Facebook has recently tweeted on their Facebook page stating that they are currently testing a feature that labels Facebook pages in order to provide more context about the page. Currently, there are labels such as ‘public official’, ‘fan page’ as well as ‘satire page’ at the time of this writing with more to come in the future.
Last Updated: Apr 08, 2021
By now, you would have read news about how 530 million Facebook user profiles were published online in an unsecured database. This includes the millions of Malaysian Facebook users and even Mark Zuckerberg himself as well. People were wondering how will Facebook respond to this and they just did, read on below on their comment.
Last Updated: Apr 06, 2021
Due to WhatsApp's privacy issues, Signal has risen to fame after Tesla's CEO Elon Musk subtly promoted the app by tweeting 'Use Signal'. After that, the messaging app has recorded a surge in new users and caused the company to experience verification codes delay. Now, it is found out that the person who owns WhatsApp is also a user of Signal.
Last Updated: Apr 01, 2021
Instagram has officially announced on their Twitter account that the Remix feature for Instagram Reels will now be rolled out to the masses starting from today onwards. For those who are not familiar with the Remix feature, it essentially allows users to take existing reels and add their own twist to them such as adding a reaction or a response.
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2021
A report by gizmodo seems to hints that Facebook will be releasing a feature that allows users to specify who can comment on their public post in the near future. In order to specify who can comment, all you need to do is to tag the account or page in the post.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021
Do you know the joke about sharks biting undersea cables? Obviously, they're not always the culprit, but cable faults happen every year and they can be disruptive to our region. Now, Facebook and Google plan to alleviate the issue by building more cables.
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2021
Based on a tweet by Twitter user @alex193a, it seems that Facebook is currently working on Live Audio and Audio rooms which could be Facebook’s answer to Clubhouse. With that in mind, it may soon be possible for users to host their own private audio rooms similar to Clubhouse in the near future.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2021
Today, Malaysians everywhere can now enjoy using Reels on their Instagram accounts. Reels is a new function that lets users create and edit short clips with actual audio and music, this includes a catalogue of international and local songs in any clips they create and share.