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Snapchat has Introduced an Ad Skipping Feature

Robot hand with Snapchat

Snap has recently decided to make easy ad skipping a new feature on its Snapchat messaging app. The main problem here will concern marketers who, from now on, will have to make adjustments to make their ads blend in with the others. For example, there have been some videos on Snapchat which at a first glance, looked like a typical ...

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Tinder Gold, a New Service Which Requires Money

Tinder app o smartphone

It seems like even Tinder, the very popular dating app, is preparing for the hot summer days with a new service called Tinder Gold. Or this may very well be the app’s latest plan to make its users pay them money for a look behind the scenes. More precisely, this new service allows users to see only those people who ...

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Google Photos Adds New Important Features

Google Photos logo

Yesterday, Google began rolling out its new sharing feature in Google Photos. This functionality was first revealed back in May at the company’s I/O developer conference. More precisely, the tech giant is launching the Suggested Sharing feature which powered by artificial intelligence. Also, it launched the Shared Libraries one too, both of which are supposed to help make the Google ...

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Google Gives Up on Gchat, Replaces it with Hangouts

Google Hangouts

A good chat client, besides allowing a nice and smooth communication between two or more people, should inform the user which friends are available at a certain moment. Gchat (or Google Talk if you prefer) was one of those apps which did this very well. It had a small box with your frequent contacts which showed which contacts were available ...

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New Location-Sharing Feature on Snapchat Has Parents Worried

Snapchat on a smartphone

Last week, Snapchat officially announced a new feature. Thanks to this new addition, users will be able to see on a map where their friends are posting snaps from. Indeed, this update will make it much easier for people to see where their friends are, to communicate with them or to simply see where people are around the world and ...

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Uber Now Allows Clients to Tip Drivers

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On Tuesday, ride-hailing giant Uber announced the introduction of a new built-in tipping system. This will momentarily be available only in the United States and will allow passengers to tip their drivers with only one touch. This is the first time the app has introduced something like this. It’s also part of a new strategy meant to reshape Uber and ...

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Instagram Testing New Way to Identify Sponsored Posts

Instagram on a tablet

According to recent reports, Instagram is currently developing and testing a standardized format. This addition should make it obvious for everyone when an advertiser has paid for a certain post. The feature is not meant for ads which businesses buy from the company. It’s rather for influencers like celebrities or people with massive follower bases which brands pay to promote ...

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Google Drive Will Back Up the Entire Computer

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It seems like Google has some very big plans for its Drive tool and wants to tur it into something much more robust and useful. So, soon, files will no longer live inside the Drive folder. Instead, the tool will be able to analyze and backup each file you have on your computer, from the folders you tell it to. ...

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Apple iOS 11 and What It Brings New

Apple iPhone 6 device

Apple just announced updates for their tvOS, macOS, watchOS and iOS at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. Now, everybody is eagerly expecting to see what novelties will those new updates bring. This will be especially relevant considering the fact that last year’s iOS 10 update included improvements to the Lock Screen and its stock apps. However, ...

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Skype Gets Makeover, Introduces Stories

Skype app on a smartphone

Microsoft just released a completely new version of its popular Skype app. Apart from the makeover, the new Skype draws heavily from other messaging applications like Snapchat and Facebook Messenger. And when you talk about Snapchat, you talk about Stories and Skype now has them too. The name of the feature is Highlights. Also, another very important change is the ...

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