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HipChat released native video conferencing system

HipChat released a new HipChat Video platform that allows users to start a video conference with the click of one button and provides more control over who they want to see. It is a native feature, so users will no longer need to have separate accounts in other services that were integrated into the app…

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Instagram introduces another Snapchat-like feature in Stories

Instagram seems to be set on squeezing its competitor Snapchat out. After being introduced earlier this month, Instagram Stories, which strongly resembled a similar feature of Snapchat, just received another major update that is identical to the rival app: a one-finger zoom for better and easier camera control.   With the most recent update, users…

Google launches its video calling app Duo

After introducing Duo at the I/O Conference in May, Google has finally released its free and simple 1-to-1 video calling app on both Android and iOS.   “Video calling is the next best thing to being with someone in person, but too often it can be a frustrating or complicated experience. You shouldn’t have to…

Instagram is testing Save Drafts

Instagram is testing a new Save Draft feature that lets users save their changes to photos without posting them. The option is what many users have been wanting for some time. Before, going back in the app you would see a warning that all your changes would be discarded. Now, when hitting the back button,…

Facebook began testing filters on its flagship app

Shortly after Stories feature appeared on Instagram, which, as the company reps admitted is very similar to that of Snapchat, Facebook has begun testing a new feature, which includes filters and stickers that users can add to their photos and videos, on its social network. The feature has been linked to the 2016 Summer Olympic…

Popular apps get into the spirit of Olympics

Most popular social networking apps, including Snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and others have added Olympics-themed features for the Olympic Games 2016 taking place in Rio de Janeiro. Facebook is adding two Olympic features for the profile pictures of the users. You can add you country’s flag and ‘Rio 2016’ to you Profile Frame or face-paint…

Instagram launches Stories

Instagram is rolling out Stories. “Today, we’re introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day, not just the ones you want to keep on your profile. As you share multiple photos and videos, they appear together in a slideshow format: your story,” the company wrote in a…

Snapchat adds Geostickers

Snapchat has issued an update to its stickers. This time the app added location-specific stickers. “Today we’re excited to introduce Geostickers! Geostickers are special stickers available in some of the biggest cities around the world — send them in Chat or stick them on Snaps,” the company wrote on a blog. Since they are location-based,…

Facebook reports Q2 earnings at US $6.44 bn

Facebook has just reported its earnings for Q2 2016. The social network’s growth continued on a steady pace at 3.63%, just slightly lower than last quarter’s 3.77%. The revenue for the second quarter increased 59% year on year totaling US $6.44 bn and $0.97 earnings per share (EPS). The company’s net income in Q2 rose…

Tumblr introduces ads for all

Tumblr quietly announced it will start rolling out ads on the platform on Thursday. At the moment, there are no details as to how the program will work. Most likely, this will be a part of the platform’s Creatrs program. Users who will want to make money from their blogs will have to go through…