Facebook Messenger now with HD photos, shared albums, QR codes, and larger file limits

Meta announced a wave of new features for Facebook Messenger, enhancing photo sharing, collaboration, and file transfer capabilities. Sharper Snapshots: Say goodbye to blurry photo messages! Messenger now allows you to send “HD photos.” Simply select an image and toggle the new “HD” option before sending to ensure your photos arrive in crisp detail. Shared […]

Facebook accused of sharing your private messages with Netflix

A recent antitrust lawsuit has ignited privacy concerns, accusing Meta (Facebook’s parent company) of granting Netflix access to users’ private Messenger messages. This alleged data breach, if true, raises serious questions about user trust, corporate ethics, and potential anti-competitive practices. Unveiling a Troubling Deal The lawsuit sheds light on a complex web of agreements between […]

No more snooping! Messenger enables end-to-end encryption by default

After years of promises and delays, Meta has finally started rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for one-on-one chats and calls in Messenger. This means by default, only you and the person you’re communicating with can see your conversations, ensuring greater privacy and security. Long Road to Default Encryption Meta first introduced E2EE as an opt-in […]

Elon Musk calls Mark Zuckerberg a ‘chicken’ after Zuck says “time to move on”

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg’s much-anticipated cage fight is off, after Zuckerberg said that Musk was not taking the fight seriously Zuckerberg said that he had offered Musk a real date and had even gotten Dana White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), to organize the fight for charity. However, Musk had refused […]

Threads’ daily active users drop by half in one week

Threads, Meta’s new social media app, had a strong start when it launched on July 7. The app quickly amassed over 49 million daily active users on Android worldwide. However, that number has since declined significantly to 23.6 million by July 14 Threads: A Promising Start, But Challenges Remain There are a few possible explanations […]

Twitter vs. Threads: What’s the difference?

Threads, a direct competitor to Twitter, is the newest member of Meta’s family of applications and was only released last weel. Despite Elon Musk’s microblogging platform threatening legal action as a result, Threads attracted over 10 million users in only one day Both apps are the same, so why even bother trying the Threads app? […]

Threads users can finally delete their accounts without losing their Instagram

As the Twitter alternative is fueled by photo-focused social media, threads started to appear earlier this week, and users enrolled using their Instagram login. Many people soon learned, however, that once an account is created on Threads, it cannot be deleted; it can only be disabled When the Threads username is deleted, everything on the […]

Twitter threatens legal action against Meta over Threads

The intention to sue Meta for “unlawful misappropriation of Twitter’s trade secrets and intellectual property” was stated in a legal letter sent by Twitter to Mark Zuckerberg According to the complaint, Meta employed a large number of ex-Twitter workers who had access to the company’s trade secrets and intellectual property, which Meta then exploited to […]

Messenger down? Users cannot send pictures and images

On Friday, internet users vented their emotions after learning that Messenger is experiencing problems sending media Screenshots about the issue can be seen below: The Messenger issue only happened for a while, around an hour, last July 7, 2023, around 6:00 pm. As of the time of writing this article however, it appears that the […]

Meta’s Threads app launches to huge success, attracts 10 million users in 7 hours

Meta launched a limited version of Threads, a direct competitor to Twitter, yesterday. Users can post text, images, and videos up to 5 minutes long, and like, comment, and re-share other people’s posts Despite the limited availability, the platform saw 10 million sign-ups in the first 7 hours. This is according to Meta CEO Mark […]

Meta’s Threads app aims to challenge twitter

Meta’s Twitter competitor, Threads, will be launched later this week on July 6. The app is already available for pre-order on the App Store, and an Android version will be released soon There is also a website for Threads, but it does not yet offer a login page or any other useful information. It is […]

Zucc and Musk to fight in the Octagon to acquire title of SocMed Overlord

The current and previous CEOs of Meta and Twitter, two significant social media companies, might have decided to square off in an electric cage at the Vegas Octagon! Yesterday, Elon Musk responded to rumors that Facebook is creating a Twitter-like platform. Musk was warned on Twitter that Zuckerberg had martial arts experience; in response, Musk joked […]

Meta faces €1.2 billion fine from EDPB for sharing private data!

Meta has just been slapped with a whopping €1.2 billion fine imposed by the Irish Data Protection Authority (IE DPA). This happened following the issue of transferring the personal data of European users to the United States. So, what exactly happened? Well, it turns out that Meta was getting a little too careless with the […]

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