Social Media

Twitter adding new feature called ‘Unmentioning’ – to help leave unwanted conversations

This week, Twitter announced a new feature that is rolling out to users soon called ‘Unmentioning’. Pretty much it is what it sounds like, it’ll allow you to remove yourself from a conversation that you have been @mentioned in. You might want to remove yourself because you are getting too many notifications, someone has tagged you by accident or more. Sometimes you want to see yourself out. Take control of […]

Instagram will now let you delete your account from its iOS app, following new App Store rules

Instagram has updated its iOS app to allow users to delete their accounts from within the app. Apple has recently changed its rules for the App Store which requires that apps that allow users to make an account, must allow them to delete it too within the app. The deadline for this change was 30th June 2022 and Instagram released an update a the latest possible date. Apple has told […]

Meta is planning to stop making the Portal for consumers

Meta is planning to stop selling its Portal video devices direct to consumers soon, instead focusing on selling direct to businesses for use in conference calling scenarios. This new strategy was reported earlier this week by The Information and comes from some investor concerns regarding the amount of money the company has invested in new hardware projects that haven’t actually paid off yet. Meta announced the Portal devices back in 2018 and has […]

WhatsApp will soon stop supporting iOS 10 and iOS 11

WhatsApp has announced today that later this year, all users on iPhone of the app will need to be running iOS 12 or later. Any users using an older version of the operating system will not be able to access the app after 24th October 2022. iOS 12 was released nearly four years ago at this stage, coming out in September 2018. Any devices not being able to run it […]

Meta will open its first physical retail store next month in California

Next month, Meta will be opening its very first physical retail store in Burlingame, California. The store will focus on the hardware the company makes and also provide a nice hands on experience for customers. The store is due to open on 9th May and is pretty close to the Reality Labs division HQ. The ‘Meta Store’ will allow customers to purchase and try out its line of devices, such as […]

Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

Yesterday, Twitter accounted that Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be purchasing Twitter for $44 billion with Bloomberg one of the first publications to report the news early on Monday morning this week. This follows on from weeks of drama and rumours, as well as people wondering if Elon would buy Twitter and if so, what would happen to the social media company. Some early reports suggest that the Twitter board have […]

TikTok is testing dislikes for comments

TikTok is currently testing out a new feature for comments, where other users can dislike each others comments. The company announced the news last week and those comments can also be voted as either irrelevant or inappropriate too. “This community feedback will add to the range of factors we already use to help keep the comment section consistently relevant and a place for genuine engagement.” TikTok When a comment is […]

After all that, Elon Musk won’t be joining the Twitter board

After all the drama, Elon Musk now won’t be joining the board of directors at Twitter. This comes a week after Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal announced on the platform that Tesla CEO Elon Musk would be joining the board after he purchased 9.2% of Twitter. Elon has decided not to join our board. I sent a brief note to the company, sharing with you all here. — Parag Agrawal […]