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Tumblr Now Brings Stickers, Filters And GIFs For Its Mobile Apps

Tumblr launched two new tools for its creative users yesterday, including stickers and filters that are available for mobile usage. The microblogging pioneer announced yesterday that the mobile platform is available for using filters, stickers and applying them on images and GIFs. Plus, other new features were announced by Tumblr in recent months such as live video […]


Tour Slack’s Brilliant New Dublin Office

San Francisco’s rapidly growing messaging platform for workplaces, Slack, opens its Dublin office this week and it looks incredible!  Having grown to 4 million daily active users, Slack needs more space to hire new employees, launch new departments and work globally. So, they have expanded to new offices in various cities, including San Francisco, Vancouver, Melbourne, […]


You Can ‘Save’ Your Favorite Photos On Instagram Now

Yesterday, Instagram launched a new bookmarking feature that lets the users save photos or videos for later in a private tab inside the app. The feature should come as welcome news to the app’s users who couldn’t find a more efficient way except from taking screenshots. Instagram product Manager Ashley Yuki says, Until now users have often resorted to screenshots […]


Twitter Sends Off 2016 With #ThisHappened Video

The best platform to ‘see what’s happening in the world right now’, Twitter launched a video for the biggest moments of 2016. The video is titled #ThisHappened and covers up all the social, political, environmental and global events that happened throughout the year. The noticeable moments of the year presented are Presidential Election, Clinton-Trump debates, […]


Instagram Launches Live Video And Disappearing Messages On Stories

Besides adding live video, the most famous photo-sharing app, Instagram is rolling out ephemeral live videos and messages since yesterday. The Facebook-owned app announced the new live video feature for Instagram Stories. Unlike on other platforms like Facebook and Periscope, the videos disappear after the livestream ends. The live video feature will be available globally in the […]


WhatsApp Officially Launches Video Calling Worldwide

WhatsApp has finally announced that a video calling feature will soon be available on mobile devices around the world. The feature is already in-use on FaceTime, Viber, LINE, Facebook Messenger, Skype and Google Duo. The company yesterday announced that the feature will roll out in a couple of days. Video calling has been available in WhatsApp’s […]


Instagram Introduces A Shopping Feature For Brands

The app is testing new ‘shoppable photos’ that let users buy items with a click. One of the challenges in social media is that we all see super-nice products everyday, but often don’t know where to buy them. Now, Instagram is fixing this problem by adding shoppable tags into the posts, for users to shop […]


Periscope Producer Now Lets You Stream From Pro Cameras, VR and More

Periscope is expanding its live-streaming abilities by adding new features, and just introduced the ‘Producer’ program. Periscope‘s vision of broadcasting is expanding in time. The live-streaming technology goes beyond smartphones, which will allow users to stream via HD cameras, games, VR headsets, webcams, and desktop streaming software. Media organizations can also create streams and satellite trucks. […]


Facebook Launches Workplace For Everything You Need In Your Office

Facebook introduced its new gadget called Workplace, a new messaging app that embodies the dissolving distinction between personal and professional digital platforms. Officially announced yesterday, Workplace is an internal app that has already been in use internally for many years. But, they thought it’s better to spread the feature to other companies to collaborate with […]