The popular and versatile messaging app,Whatsapp, has been updated to version 2.16.7. The new update contains features and functionality improvements including larger emojis, zoom during video recording, improved performance and more.
If you’ve been wondering how you could engage in a slightly better way with your Facebook audience, well, here’s news for you. Facebook has just made sharing and saving a lot easier for developers and users. Launched today are three updates, specifically two Chrome extensions and a full update of all Social Plugin buttons.
People on social networking sites are always looking for new and creative ways to share their captured moments, so to cater to the current demand, Facebook has introduced new photos and videos sharing feature called ‘Slideshow’ for iOS users. Slideshow forms an entertaining complication of your photos and videos by adding filters and music.
Facebook has released a new update for Messenger which revamps the inbox experience. The new Home tab now shows 3 different lists instead of a single list of contacts like before. Messenger also gets a new football game, similar to the basketball game Facebook had added before.
Facebook has added support for 360 photos upload and viewing to its website and apps for iOS and Android. The photos can be taken using any app or 360 camera and Facebook will allow users to view it by moving around their phone or swiping/dragging the picture in their browser or app.
Staying abreast with the latest messaging trends, Facebook has launched 1500 new emojis for Messenger that are designed to represent and celebrate the diversity of its users. The new emojis follow one design style which brings consistency to them. This new set of standardized emojis takes cares of different style of emojis received by users on different platforms, such as iOS or Android, by appearing as the same on …
Dropbox has announced new file sharing integration with Facebook Messenger. Users can now share files directly from the Messenger app, from their Dropbox account, without leaving the app. This is the first time that a storage company has announced integration with Facebook’s popular Messenger app which has above 900 million users by now.
Facebook launched the Live Video feature for users back in December. This allowed all US based Facebook users to stream live videos to their friends and families. Users could also subscribe to live videos from other users and pages, to get notifications when they stream again.
Facebook app for iPhone finally gets 3D Touch support on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The new 3D Touch action works on the home screen icon and provides quick shortcuts to update status, upload video or photo.
Instagram Direct has gotten a number of new features after a long time. Instagram released the Direct messaging update to the app in 2013, which allowed users to share photos and videos privately with each other. After 85 million Direct users and 2 years later, Instagram is adding threaded messaging and quick sharing from feed, along with multiple other improvements, in version 7.5 of their app.
Facebook has updated the Messenger app for iPhone and iPad with support for iOS 8’s new share extensions feature. This allows users to share photos, videos or links directly to Messenger, from any app in iOS 8.
WhatsApp has gotten one of its biggest updates recently with improvements to media sharing, editing and much more. Even though it’s a minor version upgrade, there are a number of features included.