Google hopped in to the Star Wars fever by feature themes from the upcoming Disney movies on all its sites, allowing people to choose to either be in the "Dark side" or the "Light Side."
Silicon Valley technology firms see robust business potential in India as over a billion people are without internet access. Most of the US-based technology majors are looking to India to bring more people online to get connected to their services.
Nowadays, we get more news from online sources rather than local newspaper. Parse.ly, a publishing analytic company reported that social media has become more important to drive web traffic on top stories of the 2015.
Facebook is a platform for social connectivity as well as for presents a ground for many advertisements and articles. Facebook has rolled out 'Instant Articles' in India on Monday together with India Today, Quint, HT, The Indian Express and Aaajtak.
Twitter announced that it can now rewind and fast forward GIFs shared on the social media platform through an app called "ScratchReel." The Verge reported that the new feature works on Twitter's mobile apps and on the web.
Turns out Twitter's extension of Direct Message passed 140 characters accidentally gives botnet administrators a stealthy and streamlined approach to control their bots.
Google announced that its expanding the Local Guide program in Google Maps with new updates on its integrated rewards program. The Local Guides feature encourages and rewards users to provide information on area business, including reviews, photos, and other details.
Google launched an upgrade of Google Play Books store to make it easier for Android users to read comics easier on phones and tablets. According to Tech Crunch, Google also announced a personalized comic recommendations features that makes it easier for users to find other series similar to their preferences and a set of curated comic series pages in the Play Store.
Facebook releases another new app today that will help users to receive notification from all Facebook-owned app under one app known as Notify.
Google Inc. has launched a new version of Google Maps that allows users to get offline navigation and search. The redesigned Google Maps service allows users to download detailed maps of the specific area to their phones, so they can get directions even when they find themselves without connectivity.
Social media is not just a communicating platform for local people but also for world-known celebrities and public figures who consistently post their thoughts over certain arguments. On Monday, White house launched a personal facebook account for Barack Obama to use in order to communicate his message over climate change through nontraditional channels, as reported by Reuters.
Messaging app Snapchat announced it is generating 6 billion video views every day. The number is three times the number of daily views in May.
A survey firm reveals that WordPress now powers 25 percent of the web. W3Techs' latest data has shown that based on statistics and market share data, WordPress powers 58.7 percent of all the website content management that the survey firm knows about.
Twitter Inc has replaced its star-shaped favorite icon with a heart shaped icon called "like". This is the latest effort by the Twitter team to make Twitter more engaging and attractive.
The TalkTalk hacks that happened late October may have died down, but recent details shows that the number of victims that were initially reported isn't as it seems. According to BBC News, there are now a total of 156,959 customers that had their personal details accessed through the hack. 15,656 bank accounts were taken from those customers.
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