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Facebook debuts Live Audio; now broadcast your audio directly
Facebook debuts Live Audio; now broadcast your audio directly

Facebook has now introduced "Live Audio" option - like traditional radio or podcasting -- in your News Feed where users will be able to broadcast audio directly to the social network.

Facebook adds group video chat to Messenger; you can see up to six people at a time
Facebook adds group video chat to Messenger; you can see up to six people at a time

You can see up to six people at a time on Group Video Chat and up to 50 friends can join in and choose to just listen in and join through voice or be on camera.

Mark Zuckerberg builds software butler for his home called Jarvis
Mark Zuckerberg builds software butler for his home called Jarvis

Mark Zuckerberg has built an artificial intelligence system called Jarvis that even plays with his family!

Twitter to update Vine to six-second pared-down camera app
Twitter to update Vine to six-second pared-down camera app

Vine is also rolling out a way to make it easy for Twitter users to migrate their Vine followers to Twitter.

Germany threatens to fine Facebook €500,000 over fake posts
Germany threatens to fine Facebook €500,000 over fake posts

A day after Facebook said it was stepping up efforts against fake news and hoaxes, Germany announced a new law that will empower it to fine the social media giant 500,000 euros ($522,575) for every problematic post that does not vanish within 24 hours. 

Forget Reliance Jio - this Rs 99 offer from BSNL will blow your mind!
Forget Reliance Jio - this Rs 99 offer from BSNL will blow your mind!

While state-run telecom operator BSNL has come with a series of such offers before, the latest offer of Rs 99 is one that is set to blow your mind.

Facebook to roll out new tools to tackle fake news
Facebook to roll out new tools to tackle fake news

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it will roll out a number of new tools to prevent fake news stories from spreading on the social media network.

Reliance Jio competition intensifies! Vodafone offers unlimited free calling and roaming at Rs 144
Reliance Jio competition intensifies! Vodafone offers unlimited free calling and roaming at Rs 144

Vodafone is offering unlimited calling for recharges above Rs 144 and free roaming on Vodafone network and 50 Mb free data.

Oversharing on Facebook likely to land you in trouble
Oversharing on Facebook likely to land you in trouble

You may not have realised that oversharing on Facebook can become a personal safety risk.

Twitter briefly removes @names from replies on iOS; rolls back changes
Twitter briefly removes @names from replies on iOS; rolls back changes

Twitter timelines were full of complaints against the experimental change where the names mentioned would be stripped from the start of replies in the notification tab and would not be counted towards the character count in replies on iOS.

Airtel free unlimited local/STD calls, 4G data at Rs 145: Terms and conditions you must know
Airtel free unlimited local/STD calls, 4G data at Rs 145: Terms and conditions you must know

Here are the terms and conditions of Airtel to Airtel calling value offer.

Reliance Jio effect: Latest 4G data offers from Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and BSNL
Reliance Jio effect: Latest 4G data offers from Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and BSNL

Take a look at the latest offers from Vodafone, Airtel, BSNL and Idea that were laid out in the month of December.

Reliance Jio effect: Airtel offers free unlimited local and STD calls with 4G data at Rs 145
Reliance Jio effect: Airtel offers free unlimited local and STD calls with 4G data at Rs 145

Bharti Airtel has come out with two prepaid offerings, including a Rs 145 pack, that will offer free unlimited local/STD calls along with 4G data.

Reliance Jio impact: Vodafone cuts the price of 4G data by 50%
Reliance Jio impact: Vodafone cuts the price of 4G data by 50%

India's leading telecom service provider Vodafone on Wednesday announced that it was cutting the price of its 4G data by a huge 50 percent. In other words, it was offering double 4G data.

Instagram users can now disable comments; remove followers
Instagram users can now disable comments; remove followers

This feature was only available for a small number of accounts but in a few weeks, every user can avail this.

Facebook initiates survey to curb fake news
Facebook initiates survey to curb fake news

In an effort to stop the proliferation of fake news, Facebook has initiated a "Survey" that asks users to what extent they think an article uses misleading language.

Reliance Jio effect: BSNL users to get unlimited local and national calls at Rs 149
Reliance Jio effect: BSNL users to get unlimited local and national calls at Rs 149

This mobile tariff plan will also include 300 MB of data.

Know the difference between Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer and Welcome Offer?
Know the difference between Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer and Welcome Offer?

Here's the difference between Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer and Welcome Offer

Reliance Jio Post-paid connection: Full tariff, terms and conditions
Reliance Jio Post-paid connection: Full tariff, terms and conditions

Check out the full details of Reliance Jio Post-paid 4G connection as well as the terms and conditions.

Reliance Jio Prepaid 4G connection: Full tariff, terms and conditions
Reliance Jio Prepaid 4G connection: Full tariff, terms and conditions

Check out the full details of Reliance Jio Prepaid 4G connection as well as the terms and conditions.

Reliance Jio Welcome Offer extended till March 2017: Full details of Postpaid 4G data tariff plan
Reliance Jio Welcome Offer extended till March 2017: Full details of Postpaid 4G data tariff plan

Check out the full details of Relilance Jio Post-paid 4G data tariff plan.

Reliance Jio Welcome Offer extended till March 2017: Prepaid 4G data tariff plan full details
Reliance Jio Welcome Offer extended till March 2017: Prepaid 4G data tariff plan full details

Check out the full details of Relilance Jio Prepaid 4G data tariff plan.

Reliance Jio Welcome Offer: New and existing customers to get free data, voice and video calls till March 31
Reliance Jio Welcome Offer: New and existing customers to get free data, voice and video calls till March 31

Reliance Jio has extended free voice and data for its 52 million existing users till March 31 while new Jio users will get data, voice, video free till March 31 from December 4.

Reliance Jio Welcome Offer extended till March 2017: Key facts you should know
Reliance Jio Welcome Offer extended till March 2017: Key facts you should know

Here are the key facts of announcement regarding Reliance Jio that you should know.

Facebook Sheryl Sandberg COO donates nearly $100 mn to charity
Facebook Sheryl Sandberg COO donates nearly $100 mn to charity

This comes months after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan said they would donate more than $3 billion toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage" disease.

Reliance Jio extends Welcome Offer till March 2017; new users to get free data, voice and video calls from December 4
Reliance Jio extends Welcome Offer till March 2017; new users to get free data, voice and video calls from December 4

Mukesh Ambani said that Reliance Jio has grown faster than Facebook, Whatsapp in first 3 months and has become the fastest growing technology company.

Reliance Jio to lead 4G revolution in key markets like India
Reliance Jio to lead 4G revolution in key markets like India

With the Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) giving free 4G SIM cards and launching affordable 4G-enabled smartphones to connect the next billion, India is set to lead the 4G revolution, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Wednesday.

Now find your popular conversations on Twitter
Now find your popular conversations on Twitter

To make the most relevant replies appear on the top of a tweet thread, Twitter has added a "reply counter" and a "conversation ranking" to its mobile app.

Google's Doodle tribute to Louisa May Alcott on 184th birthday
Google's Doodle tribute to Louisa May Alcott on 184th birthday

Google Doodle pays tribute to "Little Women" creator Louisa May Alcott to mark her 184th birthday.

Facebook tests 'Express Wifi' in India for offering quality internet access
Facebook tests 'Express Wifi' in India for offering quality internet access

Months after it received flak for allegedly violating net neutrality with Free Basics, social networking giant Facebook is now testing a new model for public Wi-Fi deployments for offering quality internet access in rural parts of the country.