WhatsApp Moderation Feature That Lets Group Admins Delete Messages for All Users Spotted

WhatsApp Could Soon Let Group Admins Delete Messages for All Users

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature to allow group admins to delete messages for any user in the group, as spotted by a feature tracker. The world’s most widely used messaging service is said to be developing a moderation feature that is supported on rival messaging service Telegram, which similarly allows admins to remove […]

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Big Tech: New Step to Curb Firms’ Power Advanced by US Senate Panel

New Step to Curb Tech Giants’ Power Advanced by US Senate Panel

The US Congress has taken a new step toward reining in the market dominance of Big Tech companies. Bipartisan legislation advanced by a Senate panel would bar the dominant online platforms from favouring their own goods and services over those of rivals. It could, for example, prevent Amazon from steering consumers to its own brands […]

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From Louis Vuitton and Gucci to Burberry and Nike, Metaverse Will Bring You a Wide Range of Virtual Fashion Choices

From Louis Vuitton and Gucci to Burberry and Nike, Metaverse Will Bring You a Wide Range of Virtual Fashion Choices

If 2021 was the year of investing in digital art through NFTs (non fungible tokens), 2022 seems to be the year of virtual fashion. Wondering why are we saying this? Because with the introduction of the metaverse, a virtual place where people will communicate and interact with each other through their online avatars, luxury brands […]

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Snap Plays Up Augmented Reality in Latin America, Asia Expansion

Snap Plays Up Augmented Reality in Latin America, Asia Expansion

Snap is speeding up its global expansion in countries from Mexico to Japan through tie-ups with wireless carriers and highlighting its popular augmented reality features, the company told Reuters. The parent company of the Snapchat photo messaging app is leaning on its relative safety during a period when social media platforms such as Meta’s Facebook, […]

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Google Offers to Exclude News Showcase From Search Results to End Probe in Germany

Big Tech: Bills Targeting Google, More Firms to Go Before US Senate

The US Senate Judiciary Committee is set to decide Thursday whether the full Senate should vote on two bills aimed at reining in tech giants like Alphabet’s Google and Meta’s Facebook. Lawmakers are expected to consider an amended version of a bill introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat, and Chuck Grassley, a Republican, that […]

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WhatsApp Desktop Beta Begins Testing Ability to Pause While Recording Voice Messages

WhatsApp Desktop Beta Tests Ability to Pause Recording Voice Notes

WhatsApp is working on a feature which allows users to pause and resume voice recordings on the desktop version of the app. The instant messaging service recently rolled out the ability to review voice notes before sending them. The latest beta version of WhatsApp Desktop is now testing the ability to pause and resume voice […]

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Google, Facebook CEOs Colluded in Online Advertisement Sales, Lawsuit Alleges

Google, Facebook CEOs Colluded in Online Advertisement Sales, Lawsuit Alleges

Newly unredacted documents from a state-led antitrust lawsuit against Google accuse the search giant of colluding with rival Facebook to manipulate online advertising sales. The CEOs of both companies were aware of the deal and signed off on it, the lawsuit alleges. The original, redacted lawsuit, filed in December 2021, accused Google of “anti-competitive conduct” […]

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​Punjab Elections 2022: Can Leaders Convert Twitter, Facebook Popularity into Votes?

​Punjab Elections 2022: Can Leaders Convert Twitter, Facebook Popularity into Votes?

The online popularity of the bigwigs of political parties in Punjab would be put to extreme test as they go into a virtual campaign ahead of next month’s assembly polls. Some of the big guns from across different parties may have a huge online follower base and their tweets and posts may be drawing huge […]

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Meta Is Roping In Employees From Apple and Microsoft, Augmented Reality Experts in Focus: Report

Meta Is Roping In AR Engineers From Apple, Microsoft: Report

Mark Zuckerberg in November last year rebranded Facebook under a new name, Meta, depicted by a loopy infinity logo. As suggested by the new moniker, the social networking mammoth is gearing up to work on metaverse projects. In order to strengthen its team with the best minds, Meta is reportedly roping in tech workers from […]

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