WhatsApp is testing real-time waveform for voice message and some new features for business accounts. However, a user will also be able to listen to a voice message before sending it. This feature was previously removed owing to users’ complaints. Also, Business accounts will now not have an online status or their "last seen" displayed. As of now, the date has not been revealed for the new updates.… read-more
Twitter is working on a feature that aims to enable its users to select people who can reply to their tweets. The development regarding the 'Change who can reply' feature was shared by reverse-engineer Jane Manchun Wong. However, the dates for the rolling-out of the feature is still undisclosed. Twitter is also reportedly testing the Super Follow feature, where users can charge their followers for extra and exclusive contents.
Microsoft Teams has decided to let its users have the option to change the playback speed in the Microsoft Stream, from 0.5x to 2x for recorded meetings stored in OneDrive and SharePoint. This feature would help people, including those with hearing issues, to take down complete notes. Recently, the platform also updated its features to automatically record meetings without the involvement of the organizer or IT team.
Caller identification application, Truecaller has rolled out a new COVID Hospital Directory feature for Indian users. The feature will enable people to access the contact details of COVID designated hospitals in India. The update, available for all android users regardless of the type of subscription, is aimed to ease the stress on healthcare staff. Moreover, the company also clarified of not promising any medical facilities at the hospitals… read-more
Zomato on April 22 introduced a new feature that will now tag certain orders as 'COVID emergencies' and will give them priority in delivery. Besides being free of cost, the new feature will ensure contactless food delivery and provide dedicated customer support for such orders. The company said that it would be like a food ambulance service and has urged its users to not to misuse the feature.
WhatsApp is conducting a beta test over a new feature that will let users change colours in the app. As per Wabbetainfo, "The feature is under development and there are no further details at the time." Reportedly, changing texts' colour into fluorescent green will be one among other updated facilities. Moreover, WhatsApp is likely to introduce end-to-end encrypted "Support Chat Threads" as well to enable users to report their issues using the… read-more
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Popular microblogging platform Twitter is testing a new 'undo send' feature that would enable users to withdraw tweets within 30 seconds of posting. Reportedly, the feature will be paid, and will only be available by taking the subscription service. Moreover, it will be different from the delete option, which is available to the unpaying users. However, the 'undo send' will be an alternative to the much demanded 'edit' button on Twitter.
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Flipkart on March 4 floated a new voice search feature on its platform, enabling customers to search products in Hindi, English, and Hinglish languages. The new feature aims to "make the digital commerce experience convenient, accessible and seamless". A joint study by Flipkart and Bain & Company has revealed that online shoppers in tier-2 cities count nearly half of the total shoppers. Notably, over 75% internet users in India come from… read-more
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To improve the viewing experience, streaming giant Netflix has begun testing a timer feature exclusively for adult profiles. Netflix, through this feature, aims to help the user save battery life on Android devices after the subscriber falls asleep while watching the stream on the platform. Moreover, currently planning for adult users, the app will be available for only android users after testing. However, the feature will be only rolled out… read-more
Twitter has introduced a new feature to make tweets disappear automatically after 24 hours. The new feature, 'fleets', will include text, photos, and videos and will be similar to Snapchat and Instagram stories. Twitter stated that 'fleets' will help people feel more comfortable while sharing personal and casual thoughts, opinions, and feelings. Users can also send direct messages from a fleet post. It was successfully tested in India, Brazil… read-more
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