Google & Facebook are committing to invest $375 million towards racial equity.

Google & Facebook are committing to invest $375 million towards racial equity.

Earlier this month, all the big players of the tech game stepped up their effort to fight against social injustice and inequality. From Microsoft, Amazon, IBM denying to sell facial recognition software to the police to Apple & YouTube committing to donate $100 million each to help black communities. And now, Google and Facebook announced…

WhatsApp Payment Services rolled out in Brazil.

WhatsApp Payment Services rolled out in Brazil.

Today, in Brazil WhatsApp rolled out a system that allow users to send money to individuals or local businesses within a chat. They can send money just like they would send a photo or a video. Now, this launch in Brazil became the first nation-wide rollout for WhatsApp Pay and this introduces the ability to…

Big Tech’s commitment towards the BlackLivesMatter movement.

Big Tech’s commitment towards the BlackLivesMatter movement.

With the entire country at unrest from the decades of systemic oppression, millions of people have taken to the streets with peaceful protests, at the same time tech giants are also stepping up their efforts against the injustice that’s been going on for years.  Before starting off, I just wanna point out one thing, here’s…

Facebook acquires Giphy.

Facebook acquires Giphy.

Today, Facebook acquired one of the most popular GIF creation and sharing platform– Giphy. Facebook said that from now, Giphy will be a part of Instagram. The news was first published by Axios and later Facebook confirmed it in an official blog post. According to Axios’s report, Giphy had a valuation of around $400 million. Facebook…

[UPDATE: Integration coming to WhatsApp Web as well ] Messenger Rooms coming to WhatsApp.

[UPDATE: Integration coming to WhatsApp Web as well ] Messenger Rooms coming to WhatsApp.

UPDATE[12th May 2020]: After Facebook’s announcement to integrate it’s new Messenger Rooms across all it’s services, it seems like Facebook’s working really hard to bring it all to WhatsApp. After hinting the Messenger Rooms integration in  WhatsApp’s Android app now Facebook is working on bringing it to WhatsApp Web.  Messenger Rooms shortcut will be visible…

Facebook’s new desktop redesign rolling out to all.

Facebook’s new desktop redesign rolling out to all.

Facebook announced the redesign of its desktop website in its F8 conference this year and it has rolled that out with dark mode for the majority of users around the world. The social media giant started testing the redesign from October last year. This year from March, it even let select users switch between their…

Messenger Rooms: Facebook’s Zoom!

Messenger Rooms: Facebook’s Zoom!

With Zoom’s rise, the big boys of the tech game are losing their calm, because who leaves that big chance of a data collection opportunity, right?  Now speaking of big boys, Facebook is rolling out its rides to join the game. They’re rolling out a suite of new products to further grow their capabilities for…

Facebook buys $5.7B stake in Jio

Facebook buys $5.7B stake in Jio

On Wednesday, Facebook announced an investment of USD 5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore) to buy a 10% stake in Jio. Facebook said in a statement, “Today we are announcing a USD 5.7 billion, or Rs 43,574 crore, investment in Jio Platforms Ltd, part of Reliance Industries Ltd, making Facebook its largest minority shareholder.” In a…

Facebook Launched a new Dedicated Gaming App

Facebook Launched a new Dedicated Gaming App

Facebook launched a dedicated ‘Facebook Gaming’ app today (i.e., April 20). The Facebook Gaming app is initially available to Android users. iOS users will get access to the app once Apple says it a “Yes”, as suggested by reports. Facebook had been testing this app with users in Southeast Asia and Latin America for close…

Facebook’s official accounts on Twitter, Instagram Gets hacked!

Facebook’s official accounts on Twitter, Instagram Gets hacked!

The official Twitter account of Facebook and its messaging app Messenger were hacked recently and the cybercriminals also posted some messages through both the platforms. The hackers also temporarily took down Facebook’s Instagram account through a third-party platform and posted a photo of their group. “Hi, we are O u r M i n e. Well, even Facebook is…