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Status Feature On WhatsApp Gets A Revamp, And This Is Why You’re Going To Love It!

As WhatsApp gear up to celebrate their 8th birthday – they’ve decided to introduce what is perhaps the biggest fundamental change to how people use one of its core features, The WhatsApp status. WhatsApp is aiming for people to update their WhatsApp Status multiple times a day instead of the boring ‘Hey there, I’m using WhatsApp’ […]

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Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook grew […]

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Facebook rallies partners to unite for a safer, better Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth. Facebook is partnering with public sector agencies and non-governmental organisations from across Africa under the rallying call “Be the change: unite for […]

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Snapchat-Like Stories Feature Gets Tested On Facebook

Facebook is currently testing a Stories feature, similar to the one present on Snapchat, on its mobile application on iOS and Android. Doesn’t seem like much of a surprise considering Facebook-owned Instagram also introduced its own version of the feature, very much a clone of the one present on Snapchat, last year in August. This new […]

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Facebook Replaces Inbox With Messenger Web Interface

Facebook is currently in the process of integrating the Messenger app into its desktop version, offering an all new messaging experience to the desktop users.   Even though there hasn’t been an official announcement from Facebook yet, we can already see that the previous inbox icon has been replaced with the Messenger icon in the blue navigation […]

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Facebook Is Now Free On Vodacom

Facebook is Free! Yes you’ve read correctly… Vodacom has launched a new service called ‘Facebook Flex.’ This will allow Vodacom customers to connect with family and friends on Facebook absolutely free! Even though this service may be free, it does you give limited access in terms of only allowing you to update your Facebook status or commenting […]

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Instagram Now Allows You To Like Comments And Turn Them Off Completely

In the latest update to Instagram, users now have the privilege to like individual comments on Instagram posts, very similar to Facebook. Users can show their appreciation for a comment with a little red heart, as opposed to the big red heart already used for liking posts. Along with the hearts, there will be two […]

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StitcherAds launches in Sub-Saharan Africa

StitcherAds, a leader in cross channel software and services for performance advertising, is proud to announce the launch of its operations in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. StitcherAds hosted an exclusive launch party in Cape Town last night alongside its partner, &Innovation, and a number of Facebook executives.    Africa represents a significant opportunity for StitcherAds […]

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Instagram Will Now Notify You if Your Friend Screenshots Your DM

In the latest update to Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo sharing app will now notify you when your friends take a screenshot of their Direct Messages (DM) – very similar to how SnapChat works. However, reports suggest that the notifications are only for the new disappearing message feature. How to use the new feature? You swipe right into the camera to take […]

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Now Write And Draw On Images And Videos With WhatsApp

WhatsApp has introduced new customisation options for images and videos with the aid of your camera. You will be able to write or draw on photos and videos while also having the ability to add emojis. At the moment, the update has only started rolling out to Android devices, however iPhone users will get this soon. The new feature […]

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