WhatsApp QR code
WhatsApp makes it easier for businesses to connect with customers using QR codes
One can now also share product catalogs or an individual item in the form of links on websites or other social media platforms.
Facebook, Instagram now prominently advise you to wear a mask and read health tips
There’s also a link to CDC’s database where you can read more about the importance of wearing face masks and the preventive steps to keep yourself safe.
Facebook is pulling the plugs on its TikTok clone Lasso on July 10
As popular singer Sia crooned in one of her songs, “And another one bites the dust”.
Facebook is shutting down its Pinterest-wannabe app called Hobbi
The Hobbi app was launched by Facebook’s experimental projects division in February and is being killed rather quickly due to low user engagement.
Facebook dark mode
Facebook rolls out dark mode for mobile users
There is also no information for when the new dark mode setting will be released for the Android app.
Facebook dark mode
Facebook will label politicians’ posts if they violate policies, but won’t remove it
The rule won’t apply if a politician’s post is deemed incendiary that can lead to violence or if it can suppress voting rights, and will be removed.
Facebook will alert users while sharing an article that is older than 90 days
Users can still go ahead with sharing an old article if they think it is relevant in the context of ongoing events and might be useful.
Microsoft gives up on Mixer, moving streamers and viewers to Facebook Gaming
Mixer will be up and running through July 22, 2020, and after that, the Mixer.com URL will redirect visitors to Facebook Gaming.
Facebook, Twitter remove doctored video shared by Trump over copyright complaint
Less than a day ago, Twitter flagged a video shared by President…
Facebook Gaming
Facebook Gaming app rejected by Apple, yet again
Apple is expected to lose a considerable amount of money if it starts allowing other companies to offer their own game stores.
Facebook testing Face ID or Touch ID locking for Messenger
Facebook is reportedly testing a feature that would allow Messenger users to lock their inbox and keep prying eyes away.
Facebook app screenshots reveal upcoming dark mode and COVID-19 tracker on Android
Unfortunately, we still don’t know when the rollout begins for the masses.
Facebook users worldwide can now transfer photos and videos to Google Photos
The Google Photos migration tool is a part of Facebook’s open-source Data Transfer Project.
Facebook now labels content from ‘state-controlled media’ to boost transparency
The labels will appear alongside pages, ads and posts in the News Feed to make people aware that it comes from a state-controlled media outlet.
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Facebook’s new tool lets you hide or delete embarrassing posts from the past
The new Manage Activity tool on Facebook will let you archive or delete old Facebook posts either individually, or in bulk.
Pocketnow Daily: iPhone 13 Camera Leak Says A LOT about iPhone 12… (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about possible camera configuration in the iPhone 13, the color options for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series and more
Facebook will verify the identity of accounts that often go viral
If a page admin fails to complete the Page Publishing Authorization process, Facebook with restrict them from posting new content on that page.
Facebook’s new Collab app will let you watch and mutually create music videos
You can take videos shared on Collab and add one from your own side to create a collaborative music video that can be shared on other platforms too.
Facebook renames its Calibra cryptocurrency wallet to Novi
The Novi digital wallet has been developed by Novi Financial, a subsidiary of Facebook that operates independently and is based in Menlo Park, California.
Facebook’s new CatchUp app allows voice calls with up to eight people
The CatchUp app from Facebook’s NPE division only allows voice calls, but it is currently being tested in the US for a limited time on Android and iOS.
Instagram now lets you create Messenger Rooms for group video calls
You can create a Messenger Rooms video call group on Instagram Direct and can also make a link that you can share with your contacts.
Facebook Gaming
Facebook’s vision of remote work looks like a sci-fi film overdosing on VR and AR
Facebook is well immersed in VR and AR, which is why it isn’t surprising to see its futuristic vision of remote work relying heavily on these technologies.
Facebook announces Workplace Rooms, a video conferencing solution for enterprises
Facebook says Workplace Rooms uses the same underlying technology as Messenger Rooms, but it is targeted at professionals.
Facebook Messenger will show warnings to keep you safe from scammers
The safety warnings on Facebook Messenger first started appearing in March, but a wider rollout will commence next week on both Android and iOS platforms.
Samsung and Facebook
Samsung partners with Facebook to train offline retailers go digital in India
It will enable consumers to purchase Galaxy smartphones through the social media pages of their local retailers.