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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 The word has instead been replaced by range of other lingo like ‘haha’, ‘hehe’, and emoji.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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Facebook now allows users to prioritize the News Feed

Recently, the social media giant Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) announced that they were updating the controls on what the user can see, so that the users can see the stories they most want in their News Feed. In order to get into the News Feed Preferences, the user needs to tap on “More” option in the bottom right corner of the ...

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Twitter updates Vine for iOS with HD video uploads

Twitter-owned (NYSE:TWTR) Vine, a video sharing application comes with a serious enhancement bump. After series of features upgrade in Twitter, now Vine got its own one. The upgrade comes for iOS devices, which allows the users to capture 6 and 12-second video from their device and share it other folks who were using the Vine app on their iOS device. In ...

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