Science & Technology

Instagram updating ‘insights’ for video formats ‘Reels’ and ‘Live’ for creators

Instagram creators have a reason to rejoice! The Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform on Monday announced that it is carrying out a few updates to the ‘insights’ feature of its video formats- ‘Reels’ and ‘Live’ that will […]

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Science & Technology

Instagram working on new tools for influencers

Facebook-owned Instagram is working on a suite of new tools to help influencers make money off its platform, including creator shops, affiliate commerce and a “branded content marketplace.” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the upcoming […]

Science & Technology

Instagram working on new stickers, Star Wars chat themes

Instagram is working on a bunch of new stickers for Stories and chat themes. There’s a new link sticker that will let users add links directly to Stories, and a ‘Super Mention’ sticker. Instagram is […]

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Science & Technology

Instagram launches test where users can choose to hide likes

Instagram is launching a small global test on Wednesday where users can choose whether to hide like counts on their own posts or other people’s posts, a Facebook spokeswoman said. The photo-sharing site, which is […]

Science & Technology

Instagram launches TikTok Duet-like feature ‘Remix’ for Reels

Instagram has launched another TikTok-inspired feature to Reels. It now allows users to remix a Reel by pairing their video with other users. It’s similar to TikTok Duets which are quite popular on the short […]

Science & Technology

Instagram’s new feature will protect kids, teens from creepy adults

Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has announced new safety measures for teenagers, in a progression of endeavours to guard youngsters on its application. As per Mashable, Facebook recognises that asking clients for their birthday won’t prevent […]

Coronavirus

NYC TEST & TRACE CORPS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ETTA SALON TO PROVIDE MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING IN BROOKLYN

NEW YORK  (TIP): As the City continues to expand testing capacity to ensure all New Yorkers get tested for COVID-19 often, the NYC Test & Trace Corps  announced, November 12,  a partnership with Etta Salon […]

Entertainment

Megan Fox slams ex Brian Austin Green for sharing photos of kids

Megan Fox has accused Brian Austin Green of trying to make her look like an “absent mother”. The ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ actress slammed her estranged husband for repeatedly sharing social media posts featuring photos […]

Entertainment

Shah Rukh Khan features on Burj Khalifa on 55th birthday

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is elated that much before he could come on the big screen, he featured on the world’s “biggest screen”, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, on the occasion of his 55th birthday. SRK, […]

Entertainment

NJSO MEETS BOLLYWOOD: In The Comfort of Your Home

By Mabel Pais “The Spectacular Bollywood,” October 24, 2020, 7 PM EDT “Best of Bollywood,” November 6, 2020, 7 PM EDT Join the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) String Quartet for a pair of virtual […]

Science & Technology

INSTAGRAM TO ADD LABEL FOR PAID PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Photo-sharing app Instagram plans to roll out a feature on Wednesday that will make it easier to label posts as paid promotions, taking what it called a step toward transparency in an area that has drawn attention from US authorities. Product […]

Business & Economics

CAT S60 SMARTPHONE: YOUR RUGGED COMPANION THAT CAN ‘SEE IN THE DARK’

NEW DELHI (TIP): If you have Rs 65,000 to splurge on a smartphone, which one will you buy: Apple or Samsung? What if you can get a military-grade, rugged smartphone with thermal imaging that can help you see […]

Business & Economics

SNAPCHAT’S GROWTH STALLS IN FACEBOOK’S SHADOW IN 1Q REPORT

SNAPCHAT’S GROWTH STALLS IN FACEBOOK’S SHADOW IN 1Q REPORT Facebook has been bent on copying Snapchat ever since the social media giant tried unsuccessfully in 2013 to buy what was then an ephemeral photo-messaging app. Now, the company behind Snapchat is hoping […]

Americas

Running for US President ‘a real possibility’, says Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch co-star ‘The Rock’

Running for US President ‘a real possibility’, says Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch co-star ‘The Rock’ WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian actor Priyanka Chopra may one day be able to say she acted with a US Presidential candidate. That’s because her Baywatch co-star Dwayne ‘The […]

Business & Economics

INSTAGRAM GOES LIVE WITH FULL SCREEN ADS ON ITS STORIES FEATURE

Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram on Thursday said that it was launching full screen advertisements on Instagram’s stories feature globally. “Ads in stories let your business use targeting and reach capabilities that make your ads personally […]

Other News

Is live video the next big thing?

If you spend hours navigating various social media platforms —and that’s all of us, really — you may have noticed something oddly familiar. All of them — Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram — have been […]

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Americas

Mexican taxi driver seeks to ride Pokemon Go craze

MEXICO (TIP): A Mexican taxi driver has jumped on the Pokemon GO craze sweeping the world by driving smartphone-armed customers around in search of the augmented reality game’s target creatures. The mobile phone game has […]

Other News

BEDTIME RULES TO SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE

Bedtime routine is very important, not only for good sleep but also for a good relationship. And no, it is not only about sex. As a matter of fact, how you handle bedtime is symbolic to […]

Business & Economics

Alexandra Andresen: 19-year-old teenager and the world’s youngest billionaire

OSLO (TIP): For most people, becoming a billionaire is a dream that will never come to fruition before they die. That knowledge makes Alexandra Andresen’s entry onto the Forbes billionaires list all the more hard […]

United States

US man shoots himself dead while taking selfie with gun

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): In a bizarre incident, a 43-year-old man in the US shot and killed himself accidentally while taking a selfie with a gun in hand. The man from Concrete, Washington, who has not […]

Other News

Selfies can reveal if you’re in a romantic crisis

Are you going through a rocky and failed romantic relationship? Check if you have suddenly started uploading more selfies on the social media. According to researchers from Florida State University, more selfies an individual posts on […]

Featured

Year in Review
2015’s biggest moments for online India

See Year in Review: 2015 for the complete lowdown on 2015’s biggest moments for online India. Top 10 Most-Searched Male Celebrities 1.  Salman Khan 2.  Yo Yo Honey Singh 3.  Shahid Kapoor 4.  Aamir Khan […]

Other News

Zinedine Zidane is the new Coach for Real Madrid FC

Real Madrid FC promoted France legend Zinedine Zidane as the Coach and sacked Rafael Benitez on Monday, January 4. Club president Florentino Perez announced the news after a club board meeting on Monday afternoon. He […]

Europe

Transgender couple who plan to marry and have children tell others ‘DON’T GIVE UP’

LONDON (TIP): A transgender couple have revealed how they plan to marry and have children after finding love, and urged others struggling to be accepted for their gender identity to “not give up.” Ryan Said, […]

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United States

White House lifts 40-year-old camera ban on tourists

WASHINGTON (TIP): The White House on Wednesday lifted a 40-year ban on visitors taking photos, and much-prized selfies, on tours of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Tourists to “the People’s House” on Wednesday were greeted with a […]