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Instagram now allows mobile web sharing

Instagram now allows mobile web sharing

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Instagram users no longer need the app to upload photos. In pursuit of international growth where networks are slow and data is expensive, Instagram has given its mobile website a massive upgrade that adds core features of the main app, including photo sharing and a lightweight version of the Explore tab. The company is now rolling out the ability to upload photos through its mobile website. Instagram’s mobile website previously only let users view their notifications and feed, but now its mobile site looks nearly identical to its actual app. The company isn’t redesigning or modifying the desktop version of Instagram.com, though, so photo uploading will only work on phones and tablets for now. he mobile web launch ties in with Instagram’s global growth strategy aimed at the 80% of its
Facebook Messenger Instant games launched

Facebook Messenger Instant games launched

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Facebook has announced that its new Messenger game-playing features are now available to the entire 1.2 billion people who use the app every month. The games are all no-download, played within the Messenger app itself while users can now play turned-based games, such as classic Words with Friends, with your friends. This goes hand-in-hand with new leaderboards and tournament play modes. “We’re starting to roll out Instant Games on Messenger more broadly for the 1.2 billion people who use Messenger every month,” the company said on the post. Other games like Blackstorm’s EverWing will be among the first to use Game bots. Facebook will also bring Miniclip’s 8 Ball Pool where you will be able to play pool within Messenger. As part of the expanded rollout of Instant Games, Facebook is also
WhatsApp to allow Pinned posts soon

WhatsApp to allow Pinned posts soon

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WhatsApp has announced that they are coming with a new update. The new update brings “Pin to Top” feature on the chat list that allows priority chats appear on the top. With this, you can select the chats, including groups, you want to see on the top whenever you open WhatsApp. When a user have pinned chats, then only those chats will be displayed on the top of your screen. But, a user can not pin more than three chats. If a user tries to pin more than three chats then the WhatsApp will send that user a notification conveying that it is not possible. After the chats are pinned by a user then any notification of recent chats can't be received by the user. According to Android Police, the new update can be very handy when the WhatsApp message box gets crowdy. The new update will allow t
Reactions and new camera effects are coming to Facebook Lite

Reactions and new camera effects are coming to Facebook Lite

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You probably know Facebook Lite, which is a stripped version of the official Facebook app which is targeted for those individuals that need to have the core Facebook experience while using less data. Since Facebook Lite is a stripped version of the bloated Facebook app, there are features that you enjoy on the latter that you don’t get on the former and one of them was Reactions. Well, you can scrap that from the list of features that you don’t get on Facebook Lite as Facebook has updated it with Reactions. The social networking giant today introduced new features from the original Facebook app to Facebook Lite, according to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. These include India-specific camera effects and the Reactions feature. The plans were originally announced at A Place to Connect, a
LinkedIn Gains 100 million Users In 18 Months

LinkedIn Gains 100 million Users In 18 Months

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LinkedIn is one of the older social media platforms surving changes in technology, a tough demographic and a number of challenges along the way. They stand today as a public company going stronger than ever with a firm grip business proffesional social networking market. On October of 2015, they announced that they had surpassed the 400 million active user mark and after that, the company went silent about its active user mark, until now. The Microsoft owned company has now revealed that they have ‘crossed an important and exciting milestone’ which is they have finally crossed the 500 million active users mark. It has taken them 18 months to reach this crucial milestone unlike other apps like Messenger which gain hundreds of millions of users in like 4 months. According to the com