Meta, the owner of social media platfiorm Facebook, and Apple reportedly gave away sensitive information to hackers who were pretending to be law enforcement officials. Learn more about the situation here.
WhatsApp has been testing the ability to share media files as large as 2GB with certain beta testers. The functionality could soon make it to the stable version. Learn more here.
iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger might need to “interoperate” with smaller platforms in the EU
The European Union could soon enforce big tech companies like Apple and Facebook to open up their messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp and iMessage, to work with small-scale messaging apps.
WhatsApp has rolled out a new contact screen info UI on iPhone. The company has also started testing message reactions widely hinting the stable rollout is near.
WhatsApp has launched a new tool called Code Verify that lets you verify if the version of WhatsApp Web you are using hasn’t been tampered with. Learn more about the WhatsApp web browser extension here.
The regulators claim that Google and Meta software giants partnered up and created a “Jedi Blue” agreement between them to restrict and block out competition from the concentrated advertising market.
A new screenshot has revealed that WhatsApp will soon bring polls to the app. New info regarding the Communities tab has also surfaced. Check more here.
Instagram has announced a new feature for videos on its platform called automatic captions. Learn more about the new feature here.
Instagram has changed the minimum time period of the 'Daily Limit' feature from 10 minutes to 30 minutes per day suggesting that it wants users to spend more time on the app.
Trump's "Truth" social network is almost here, but if you want real freedom, you can just make your own version of it for free.
WhatsApp is now testing a new call screen UI on iOS that brings new wallpaper, waveforms for voice when multiple people are on call, and much more. Check out the new WhatsApp call UI here.
Meta's latest legal dispute comes from Texas, where the company is being sued for capturing biometric information from photos and videos that users uploaded without consent.
Instagram users will soon have a new way of reacting to each other's Stories. The company is introducing "Private Story Likes". Interested in knowing how the feature will work? Check here!
Mozilla and Meta (formerly Facebook) have been working to build an ad tracking tech that would maintain user's privacy while allowing advertisers to see the success rate of their ads, and more.
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Apple's new operating system for its AR/VR headset, M2 13-inch MacBook Pro, and more.
Meta announced that Facebook Messenger would be receiving two new features in the US, a split payment feature, and new audio features.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple's Spring Event DATE REVEALED, Facebook and Instagram SHUTTING DOWN in EU? & more! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Apple’s upcoming event, upcoming Macs with M2 chips, Meta’s threat to shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe, and more.
Meta could have to shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe. Click here and find out why!
WhatsApp is currently testing a number of features for its app including a 2-day message deletion time limit, message emoji reactions, and Communities. Click here to read more about all the features!
Facebook has announced that it is re-working on its ad business infrastructure as Apple's app tracking transparency has made it difficult to target ads to the end users.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook daily users fell for the first time in the company's history. The social media platform says it'll now focus on building Reels and metaverse in 2022
Instagram is reportedly planning to bring longer Reels video duration limit and increase the duration to 90 seconds on the app.
Meta announced that it’s now bringing the new 3D avatars with more customization options to new regions, including US, Canada, Mexico. The avatars will be available on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.
WhatsApp free cloud backup size won't be unlimited in the future, and could soon start counting cloud backups against free Google Drive storage.
Facebook has enabled encrypted calls and messages on Messenger. However, they're not encrypted by default. Here's everything you need to know!