Category: Tech

Did WhatsApp block you today? Know the reason behind it

New Delhi: Is WhatsApp unavailable for you? If that’s the case, this could be the cause. After months of uncertainty, D-day has arrived, and millions of WhatsApp users are anticipated to lose support starting today. Their WhatsApp will, in effect, stop working on their phones. The WhatsApp block is expected to be implemented against all […]

Twitter mocks Facebook’s name change: Check details here

New Delhi: Shortly after Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg revealed the company’s major rebranding decision to change its name to Meta, Twitter sent out a message ridiculing the social media behemoth. “The only #META we acknowledge is this…” tweeted Twitter Safety, accompanied with a link to a storey about the company’s META team, which it hired to […]

Facebook, Instagram apologize for second outage in a week

New Delhi: Facebook and Instagram on Saturday (October 9, 2021) apologized to users after their services were hit for the second time in a week.  “We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience,” Facebook […]

Google to turn on 2-factor authentication by default for 150 million users

Google has announced that it is planning to auto-enroll 150 million users into the company`s “two-step verification” system by the end of this year. With 2FA/2SV, when entering the password to open an app the user will receive a text message on his/her personal device with a unique one-time code to verify identity and open […]

Elon Musk’s Starlink aims to provide broadband service in India from Dec 2022

New Delhi: Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s satellite broadband arm Starlink aims to start broadband service in India from December 2022, with 2 lakh active terminals subject to permission from the government, a top company official said on Friday. Starlink Country Director for India Sanjay Bhargava in his social media post said that the pre-order from India […]

Instagram is not toxic for teens, says Facebook

Facebook has shared more details about its internal research into Instagram`s impact on teenage girls as the social media giant hits back at a report on the research after it was made public on The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In a blog post, Facebook Vice President and Head of Research Pratiti Raychoudhury dismissed the WSJ`s […]

WhatsApp will stop working on THESE smartphones by end of 2021: Check full list here

Another year is set to come to a close in less than two months, which means that WhatsApp’s support for various Android and iPhone devices will be phased out again. Starting November 1, 2021, WhatsApp has released a list of devices that will no longer support the chat software. Starting November 1, the devices will […]

Microsoft CEO says TikTok deal ‘strangest thing’ he’s worked on

NEW YORK: Microsoft Corp’s near-acquisition of social media app TikTok last year was the “strangest thing I`ve ever worked on,” its Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has said. TikTok had been ordered by then-US President Donald Trump to separate its US version from Chinese parent ByteDance because of national security concerns about the collection of American […]

Google turns 23 today, celebrating birthday with this special doodle

Google Birthday Today 27th September: Search engine Google is celebrating its 23rd birthday today. On this special occasion, Google has made a wonderful doodle. The cake shown in the doodle has 23 written on it, as well as the design of the candle has given it beauty. Let us tell you that as an Internet […]

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