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Twitter adds new feature to let creators monetise content

Washington: Months after experimenting different ways to allow its creator and influencers monetise their content, Twitter introduced a new feature ‘Tip Jar’ icon to its platform. The Facebook-owned micro-blogging platform had been trying to deliver various features to its users…

Zoom’s new feature ‘Immersive View’ makes meetings fun, here’s how it works

Washington: Zoom has started rolling out a new feature called Immersive View that would make meetings a lot more engaging and collaborative. As per Mashable, the feature was announced by Zoom at Zoomtopia 2020 and has been rolled out for…

Twitter to add COVID-19 vaccine fact box to users’ timelines

Washington: Microblogging and social networking service Twitter has come up with a new feature to add a fact box on users’ timelines to help promote the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination effort. The new feature will provide people around the world with…

Facebook adds Spotify mini-player within its app

Washington: Social media platform Facebook recently added a Spotify mini-player within its app that will now let users stream content on it while browsing. According to Mashable, the feature is currently available for both iOS and Android users in 27…

Google tests new Android feature ‘Guacamole’

California: Tech giant Google seems to be testing a new feature ‘Guacamole’ that would let its users stop alarms and answer calls in Android phone simply by saying “stop” with the users not needing to pick up your phone or…

Twitter says it will continue to remove misleading narratives on COVID-19 vaccines

New Delhi: Tweets that advance harmful, false or misleading narratives about COVID-19 vaccinations will continue to be removed from the platform, informed a Twitter spokesperson on Sunday after several tweets on India’s COVID-19 response were removed from the microblogging site.…

Apple’s iOS 15 to reportedly bring host of changes for users

Washington: Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), which is currently slated to take place on June 7, is where the company is expected to unveil its next wave of updates for all of its major software platforms. While it’s still…

ISRO to launch data relay satellite to track Gaganyaan

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch a data relay satellite that will help maintain contact with the Gagangyaan mission throughout after the launch, sources said. The satellite will be launched before the final leg of the Gaganyaan mission,…

Microsoft to release preview version of Office 2021 for Mac, Office LTSC

Washington: American multinational technology conglomerate Microsoft will be releasing a preview version of its upcoming Office 2021 for the Mac and Office LTSC this week. According to The Verge, while Office LTSC (Long-Term Servicing Channel) will be designed for commercial…

Instagram reels to now feature ads while stickers ads to debut on Facebook stories soon

California: Photo-sharing platform Instagram has started showing advertisements in their ‘Reels’ feature. The organization has started testing advertisements in the feature in select nations like India, Brazil, Germany, and Australia, showing them in the middle of regular content posted by…

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