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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2021
It seems that a tweet by @WABetaInfo revealed that WhatsApp could be working on allowing users to alter the playback speed on voice messages in the near future. While not much is known in regards to when the feature will be publicly available, it does give us a better idea of what to expect when it is officially available.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2021
An Instagram for kids? Yup, at least that's the idea for now according to Instagram Vice President, Vishal Shah. The company is planning to develop an app version for those who are under the age of 13 and it's now on the priority list. In case you didn't know, the current app version doesn't allow children under the age of 13 to use it.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2021
OnePlus Malaysia has officially announced that they will be hosting the ‘Sembang-lah! OnePlus’ talk show, which will be held on 18 March 2021 from 12PM onwards. The talk show will be broadcasted on platforms such as OnePlus Malaysia’s official social media accounts, as well as on OnePlus’ official Flagship store on Lazada.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2021
As many of you know, advances in technology lead to improved products and platforms. These advances are sometimes achieved with our help, indirectly or not. Now, Facebook has a new technology that takes advantage of the content uploaded by its users.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2021
Based on a tweet by Twitter user @MattNavarra, it seems that Instagram plans on rolling out a feature that allow users to insert automated captions on their Insta-stories. In order to enable it, simply take an Insta-story, then apply the new sticker called CC caption which will automatically transcribe the audio and display it onto your story.
Last Updated: Mar 03, 2021
Based on a statement by @WABetaInfo on their Twitter account, it seems that the developers of WhatsApp could be working on giving users the ability to send an image that deletes itself after a few seconds. While not much is known in regards to when it will be available globally, it does give us a better idea of what to expect from WhatsApp in the near future.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2021
Based on a statement by techcrunch, it seems that Facebook might be developing a TikTok-like app that’s geared more towards sharing rap called BARS. The app lets users record themselves rapping to pre-made music on the platform which can be shared on the app itself, as well as to other social media.
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2021
Update: Facebook, FB Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram were down for an hour. It seems that all is good now
If you are experiencing horrible Internet experience on Facebook, you're not alone. It appears that Facebook is not functioning properly since 10 AM this morning and many people from around the world are reporting the same thing.
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2021
So it finally happened, Australia Facebook users are now blocked from sharing or reading news on Facebook (lol). If you haven't been hearing news about this, the controversy began a few months ago where the Australia government was proposing a law to make tech companies (Facebook and Google) pay for news content.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2021
Based on a statement by techradar.com, it seems that Facebook might also be working on a feature that’s similar to Clubhouse called Facebook Fireside which will feature an invite-only voice and video functionality. While not much is known in regards to when it will be globally available, it does give us a better idea on what to expect from Facebook in the coming months.