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Twitter launches blue umbrella emoji for Indian monsoon

With the monsoon finally settling in, Twitter on Friday launched a special blue umbrella emoji for its Indian users. The emoji went live on June 16 and will be active till August...
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Facebook uses AI to counter terrorism

As the people have started questioning social media sites about their role in countering terrorism, Facebook said that it uses artificial intelligence (AI) to remove the terror-related content. The social media giant...
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Facebook introduces Fundraising in its Safety Check tool

In line with building a safe online community, Facebook has announced updates to its Safety Check feature, giving people in the US an option to start a fundraiser from within this...

Blackberry, VoxSmart to enable banks monitor WhatsApp chats

To enable financial institutions monitor data on WhatsApp and other encrypted messaging platforms in line with the upcoming European Union (EU) directive, BlackBerry has partnered with the leading mobile surveillance and...

Twitter testing new feature to put current events on top

In a bid to show what people are talking about on the social network, micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new feature wherein users' will see a list of current events...

How Facebook plans to secretly watch you

It’s happening. Facebook is now capable of spying on you. In a patent application published in 2015, Facebook describes its techniques for emotion detection and content delivery via webcam or the front-facing camera...
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Facebook releases maps to help tackle natural disasters

Facebook has introduced disaster maps to help organisations address critical gap in information they often face while responding to natural disasters. Based on the aggregated location information users have chosen to share...

Facebook Live will have closed captions for hearing-impaired users

In a bid to make Facebook accessible to all, the social networking giant has allowed publishers to include closed captions (one of a series of subtitles) in Facebook Live, helping people...
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WhatsApp announces new features for iPhone users

Instant messaging service WhatsApp on Wednesday announced new album, filter features as well as a reply shortcut for iPhone users. With the new reply shortcut, users can now simply swipe right on...
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Facebook wants to be ‘a hostile environment for terrorists’

Condemning the London Bridge attack in which seven people were killed and 48 were injured, Facebook has said it wants to be "a hostile environment for terrorists". While some critics say the...

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