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.
Instagram tests showing all your Stories on a single page
Some users now see a new ‘See All Stories’ button on the homepage that opens a feed where you can see all the Stories in one place.
Instagram will allow creators to hawk their merchandise in the app
Creators will soon be able to sell merchandise on Instagram by using shopping tags that direct the audience to their website for making the purchase.
Instagram to review how harassment, content distribution rules affect Black users
The Facebook-owned company will also assess the underlying systems to make sure that risks posed by algorithmic bias are brought under control.
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
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Instagram will soon monetize IGTV videos for online video creators to earn money
The ads will be built for mobile and up to 15 seconds long.
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 launches Shops, an online marketplace for small businesses
A new live shopping feature is also being tested on Facebook and Instagram, and a dedicated Instagram Shop is also coming this summer.
Instagram Live videos can now last for over 24 hours by saving them to IGTV
Instagram now has a “Share to IGTV” option that will let users move live videos to IGTV in a jiffy.
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Instagram testing pinned comments, ability to bulk delete comments
Committed to the “fight against online bullying”, Instagram is announcing new features that could help the platform/accounts become a more positive place.
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You can now view Instagram Live streams on the web
The new feature doesn’t allow you to start a broadcast from your desktop.
Instagram users can now access their DMs on the web
Instagram has been testing DM access on web browsers since January this…
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Facebook Reactions-like feature coming soon to Instagram DMs
You will soon be able to react to Direct Messages (DMs) on Instagram. The company is said to be working on DM reactions since late October 2019.
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Pocketnow Daily: OnePlus Launching a NEW Device at CES 2020?!(video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the surprise we may get from OnePlus, China and US possible trade deal and more
Facebook may not integrate WhatsApp and Instagram because of the FTC
It seems that Facebook may soon start its WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger integration, but the Federal Trade Commission may want to think otherwise
Facebook to append its name to Instagram and WhatsApp
A recent report, later confirmed by Facebook, describes how the social media giant will append its name to WhatsApp and Instagram, for branding purposes.
Pocketnow Daily: FaceApp could be STEALING your PHOTOS… (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about how FaceApp could be stealing your photos, the new ASUS ROG Phone 2, Samsung’s new 12GB RAM chip and more
Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Fold is Ready… Sort Of? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Samsung Galaxy Fold and how it’s supposed to be ready, Apple’s take on Ive’s departure and more
Pocketnow Daily: Huawei Ban Update: China’s New Blacklist!? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about China’s new ban to countries that have attacked Huawei, iPhone XIR design and more.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple’s IMPOSSIBLE Foldable Device (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the impossible design of Apple’s foldable iPhone, a burning MacBook Pro and more.
Pocketnow Daily: The Galaxy Note 10 seems… DIFFERENT!? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the design, battery size of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10, iPhone data leaks and more.
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Pocketnow Daily: Huawei’s Future: OS and Processors SECURED?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Huawei’s new Ark OS, Kirin 985 processors, more delays with the Samsung Galaxy Fold and more.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple Ban REJECTED by Huawei (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the interview with Huawei’s CEO, how he is against an Apple ban in China and more.
Pocketnow Daily: Where is the Galaxy Fold? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy Fold being canceled, a new foldable design and more.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple Ban from China being considered?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possibility of Apple being banned from China, new iPhone 11 certifications and more.