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Facebook Messenger to have ‘M’, a new virtual text assistant

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was rumored to release a virtual assistant a while back to compete with the likes of Siri and Cortana. It looks like the rumors were accurate as Facebook is going to release a new feature in its messenger app. The new feature called ‘M’ will make the Facebook Messenger app a personal assistant. In addition to sending ...

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Facebook hits 1 billion user a day for the first time

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) hit a new milestone this Monday as the social networking site facebook.com was used by more than 1 billion people in a single day according to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the company. To put the number in perspective, world’s total population is 7 billion+. That means one out of every seven people in the world accessed Facebook ...

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Tweets in Google search results comes to desktop as well

Back in May 2015, the search giant Google announced a partnership with Twitter where tweets were integrated into Google search results. Back then, this integration was limited to Google search app on Android and iOS devices. Now, their partnership, placing tweets in online search results has been extended to desktop. The confirmation came via a Twitter conversation between both companies. ...

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LOL is officially dethroned By HAHA, says a Facebook study

Apparently, the online world is not LOLing anymore, they HAHA instead. According to a recent e-laughing study done by Facebook, LOL is not popular anymore. The word has instead been replaced by range of other lingo like ‘haha’, ‘hehe’, and emoji. According to researchers, the lingo used varied greatly depending on demographics like age, gender and location. Researchers at Facebook ...

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Teens now making more friends online says survey

Times have surely changed. More so, according to a recent study by Pew Research Center. According to this study, more than half teens in the US are now making new friends online on social networks or video game forums. However, these friendships largely remain virtual-only, with only 20 percent reporting that they have met their virtual friends in the flesh. According ...

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Yahoo’s Flickr Pro returns with new version, advanced analytics and more

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has brought back its subscription-based Flickr Pro service after two years for its new and existing members. The company had reportedly brought back the paid subscription plans after “high amount of requests” from users. Members can avail the premium service for $5.99/month or $49.99/year. Usernames of paid members will now be displayed with a badge. Users with ...

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Yahoo silently launches LiveText with unique video chatting feature

Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) has gone about silently launching its new Messenger application with a very unique video chatting facility. Although it is not the video chatting that we are used to, but it does have an interesting vibe about it. The unique feature on offer will make you feel that you are chatting, sitting right amidst your friends. Yahoo’s LiveText application ...

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