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March, 2021

  • 8 March

    International Women’s Day 2021: Facebook Celebrates Diversity With New Logo

    International Women’s Day 2021 is today, and Facebook has launched a special logo that celebrates diversity and inclusion on the occasion. The Facebook homepage turns into a special Women’s Day logo when you tap on it and redirects you to a page that groups together all posts with hashtags related ...

  • 7 March

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Auctions First-Ever Tweet as NFT

    “just setting up my twttr” – the first ever tweet on the platform is up for sale after Twitter boss Jack Dorsey listed his famous post as a unique digital signature on a website for selling tweets as non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The post, sent from Dorsey’s account in March of ...

  • 6 March

    Facebook Said to Be Probed by US Agency for ‘Systemic’ Racial Bias in Hiring, Promotions

    A US agency investigating Facebook Inc for racial bias in hiring and promotions has designated the probe as “systemic,” attorneys for three job applicants and a manager who claim the company discriminated against them told Reuters on Friday. A “systemic” probe means the agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, suspects company ...

  • 5 March

    Twitter Reportedly Working on ‘Undo Send’ Timer for Tweets

    Twitter is reportedly working on an ‘Undo Send’ timer for tweets. This feature was spotted by Jane Manchun Wong, who has found many features in Twitter and other platforms through reverse engineering. The feature will give users a chance to cancel a tweet even after hitting the send button, in ...

  • 4 March

    WhatsApp Voice Calling Finally Comes to Desktop via Windows, Mac Apps

    WhatsApp voice calling has been added as a new feature on its desktop app for Windows and Mac. In December last year, the instant messaging platform started rolling out voice and video calls from the desktop app for select users only. Now, the company confirmed via a press release that ...

  • 3 March

    Twitter Spaces Rolling Out for Android Users Globally for Wider Testing

    Twitter Spaces has begun rolling out for Android users around the world as the company takes the testing of its Clubhouse-style audio chat rooms feature to a wider audience. For now, Android users will not be able to host spaces, but they will be able to join and talk in ...

  • 2 March

    WhatsApp Messenger Gets New Animation for Voice Messages and Disable Receipts on iOS With Latest Update

    WhatsApp Messenger has been updated on iOS and it brings some new features like a new animation for voice messages and disables receipts for them, depending on the read receipt setting. WhatsApp has been updated to version 2.21.40 and the update is live on the App Store, though the changelog ...

  • 1 March

    Twitter Accused of Breaking Law by Failing to Delete Content by Russia

    Russia’s communications regulator accused Twitter on Monday of violating Russian law, saying the social media platform had not complied with some of its requests to delete banned content. Roskomnadzor said Twitter had failed to delete 2,862 posts containing material linked to suicide, pornography, and drugs since 2017. It could be ...

February, 2021

  • 28 February

    Facebook to Pay $650 Million in US Privacy Lawsuit Settlement

    A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million (roughly Rs. 4,780 crores) settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users. US District Judge James Donato approved the deal in a class-action lawsuit that was filed in ...

  • 27 February

    Facebook BARS App Launched to Give TikTok-Like Experience to Budding Rappers

    Facebook BARS app is yet another attempt from the social media giant to take on TikTok — this time by targeting budding rappers. The new app, which has been developed by Facebook’s New Product Experimentation (NPE) R&D team is currently available under closed beta testing. The BARS app from Facebook ...