OnePlus 9, 9 Pro Get New OxygenOS Update With Bitmoji Always On Display

OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro Getting OxygenOS 11.2.1.1 Update in India With System-Level Optimisations

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are getting OxygenOS 11.2.8.8 update with many bug fixes and improvements and a new OnePlus Store app. The update also brings a Bitmoji Always On Display (AOD) to the premium smartphones that will show users their Snapchat personal Bitmoji avatar on the display. Bundled with the update is July … Read more

Facebook, Instagram Will Invest Over $1 Billion to Lure Content Creators

Facebook, Instagram Will Invest Over $1 Billion to Lure Content Creators and Compete Against TikTok, Snapchat

Facebook will spend $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,450 crores) on social media creators through the end of 2022 in a fight for top talent announced in a week when TikTok became the first rival mobile app to hit 3 billion global downloads. Facebook’s investments will include bonus programmes to pay creators who hit certain milestones on its … Read more

Snapchat Has Dedicated Bitmojis to Celebrate World Environment Day 2021

Snapchat Remix Feature Confirmed to Be in Testing, Will Rival TikTok Duets

World Environment Day 2021 will be celebrated on Saturday, June 5. And in the run-up to it, Snapchat has introduced dedicated Bitmojis to let you virtually showcase your efforts and love for nature. There are specific Bitmojis that you can use while watering plants, saving water, or looking at the rains. This year’s World Environment … Read more

Snap to Buy Augmented Reality Company WaveOptics for Over $500 Million

Snap to Buy Augmented Reality Company WaveOptics for Over $500 Million

Snap said Friday it will acquire WaveOptics, a British augmented reality (AR) technology company, for over $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,645 crores). The deal, first reported by The Verge and confirmed by a Snap spokesman, will help the owner of photo messaging app Snapchat push its way into a future where AR eyewear could be … Read more

Snapchat Android App Adds More Users Than Wall Street Expected

Snapchat Remix Feature Confirmed to Be in Testing, Will Rival TikTok Duets

Snap on Thursday beat Wall Street estimates for user growth and revenue as the improved Android version of its popular messaging app Snapchat attracted more users, but growth slowed within North America. Shares of Snap rose 3.5 percent in trading after the bell. Daily active users (DAUs), a metric closely watched by investors and advertisers, rose … Read more

YouTube Most Popular Social Media Platform in US in 2021: Report

YouTube Remains Most Popular Social Media Platform in US in 2021, Facebook Settles for Second Spot: Report

YouTube is used by about 81 percent of people in the US, making it the most popular social media platform in the country in 2021, a report by Pew Research Center shows. The video sharing platform is followed by Facebook that is used by 69 percent of the population that took part in the survey … Read more

Facebook Weathers Social Media Turmoil, TikTok Rises: US Survey

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Were Briefly Down for Users Around the World

Facebook usage has held steady in the United States despite a string of controversies about the leading social network, even as younger users tap into rival platforms such as TikTok, a survey showed Wednesday. The Pew Research Center survey from early 2021 found 69 percent of American adults use Facebook, and 72 percent used at … Read more

Donald Trump Could Return to Social Media With His Own Platform

Donald Trump Said to Launch His Own Social Media Platform Following Facebook, Twitter Ban

Donald Trump plans to return to social media soon, using “his own platform” after being banned from Twitter and other outlets, a former advisor said Sunday. “I do think that we’re going to see president Trump returning to social media in probably about two or three months,” Jason Miller told Fox News. “It’s going to … Read more