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Friday, 28 Aug 2015

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that on Monday, one billion people used Facebook in a single day.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Twitter experiments with dedicated News tab

Twitter experiments with dedicated News tab

Twitter is trying out a new "Featured News" tab in its iOS and Android apps, the latest in its efforts to keep users engaged.

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

Now you can have a Google account without Google+

Now you can have a Google account without Google+

Google has announced a slate of new changes for Google+ in the coming months, including the ability to have separate Google and Google+ accounts. This essentially means that if you don't want to be on Google+, you don't have to be.

Friday, 12 Jun 2015

Dick Costolo to step down as Twitter CEO

Dick Costolo to step down as Twitter CEO

Twitter has just confirmed that its CEO, Dick Costolo, will be stepping down on the first of July and that the Board of Directors has named Jack Dorsey as Interim CEO.

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015

Facebook activates Safety Check tool in Nepal, will also match donations up to US$2 million

Facebook activates Safety Check tool in Nepal, will also match donations up to US$2 million

In light of the recent earthquake in Nepal, Facebook has activated its Safety Check tool to allow users to quickly check to see if their friends are alright. It will also match donations made to the International Medical Corps. via its Donate feature.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Instagram releases one-touch photo and video messaging app, Bolt

Instagram releases one-touch photo and video messaging app, Bolt

Instagram's newest app, Bolt, lets you capture and send pictures and videos to friends with a single tap. It's available to you if you're living in Singapore, South Africa or New Zealand; the rest of the world will have to wait though. Hit the link for more details.

Monday, 30 Dec 2013

Researchers Claim Photo Sharing on Social Media Could Destroy Your Memory

Researchers Claim Photo Sharing on Social Media Could Destroy Your Memory

Researchers from Fairfield University claim that people who often take and share photos on social media do not engage in cognitive processing. This results in a condition called the "photo-taking impairment effect".

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013

Twitter Streamlines Messaging, Introduces Photos to DMs and Swiping Between Timelines

Twitter Streamlines Messaging, Introduces Photos to DMs and Swiping Between Timelines

Twitter has enhanced its mobile apps to let users send and receive photos via DMs, and swipe back and forth between timelines. There's also a new tab in the navigation bar for more convenience when accessing DMs, too.

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.

Friday, 22 Nov 2013

Live Instagram Printer Now Available in Singapore

Live Instagram Printer Now Available in Singapore

Australian start-up Social Playground has just announced the availability of its Live Instagram Printer in Singapore.

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