Twitter test communities feature to tweet to user groups with similar interests

Twitter on Wednesday launched a global test of a tool it calls Communities, a feature similar to Facebook Groups that gives users a way to tweet to people with similar interests. The feature is being tested on iOS and the web, with Android users set to get it soon. On a blog post, Twitter said … Read more

TikTok beats YouTube in average view time per user for apps in US, UK: App Annie

TikTok surpassed YouTube in terms of average viewing time per user in the US and UK, according to a report released by analyst firm App Annie. The short video app is considered to have “turned the social and streaming landscape around”. It led the app market worldwide in terms of downloads in the first half … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE User Manual Online surfaces, show similar design to Galaxy S21

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is scheduled for September 8th. Days before that, the user manual for the next smartphone appeared online and shows some important information about the smartphone. The Galaxy S21 FE may not come with microSD card support, as the user manual doesn’t mention anything about it. However, the … Read more

Twitter user asks if Elon Musk is an alien: see his hilarious answer

Elon Musk never shies away from interacting with his fans and critics on Twitter. From cryptocurrency and Tesla to rockets and SpaceX, the billionaire businessman answers every question on the microblog site – as much as he can. Not only that, it also creates quirky memes to confuse users. On August 28, a user posted … Read more

Apple Watch user base exceeds 100 million as Smartwatch market grows 27 percent year-on-year in Q2: Counterpoint

Apple Watch maintained its lead in terms of global smartwatch shipments in the second quarter of 2021, ending in June, and its active user base has already passed the 100 million mark, according to a report by market research firm Counterpoint. The overall smartwatch market also grew 27 percent year-over-year in the quarter, thanks to … Read more

Tencent’s WeChat among 42 apps disapproved by China for illegal transfer of user data

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Wednesday that 43 applications, including Tencent’s WeChat, had illegally transferred user data and ordered their parent companies to make rectifications. The shift comes as Chinese authorities increase regulatory oversight across a range of industry sectors, with a particular emphasis on privacy and data. In a … Read more