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Facebook users increase by 10 million in Bangladesh

The use of various social media including Facebook has increased in Bangladesh in the last one year since the onset of coronavirus infection. In this time, the number of Facebook users has increased ...

Facebook users increase by 10 million in Bangladesh

Rakuten Viber comes up with idea to celebrate Pahela Baishakh virtually

Chatbot kicked off to spread the joy of Pahela Baishakh along with lucrative prizes

Rakuten Viber comes up with idea to celebrate Pahela Baishakh virtually

Pausing before replying decreases perceived sincerity: Study

The longer the hesitation, the less sincere the response appears, suggested a new research drove by the American Psychological Association

Pausing before replying decreases perceived sincerity: Study

Myanmar coup

Offline message app downloaded over million times

After the country’s democratically elected leaders were arrested, phone and internet connections were disrupted in the main city Yangon and the capital Naypyitaw and some other parts of the country

Offline message app downloaded over million times

WhatsApp rival Hike shuts down messaging service

Homegrown instant messaging app Hike Messenger, later known as Hike Sticker Chat, has been officially shut down

Logo of WhatsApp mobile messaging service in Paris. AFP file photo

Signal app goes down amid peak user traffic

The users of highly-encrypted Signal app faced trouble sending messages and the company said on Saturday that it was still working to bring additional capacity online to handle peak traffic levels.

Signal app goes down amid peak user traffic

Facebook rejigs Messenger with new look, features

Facebook on Tuesday introduced a brand new look for Messenger, including a new logo and default chat colour as well as new chat themes, like love and tie-dye, and custom reactions

A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken 6 January 2020.

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps over privacy

Facebook said Friday it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of a privacy practices review launched following a scandal involving Cambridge Analytica.The review started ...

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps over privacy

China surveillance app targets legal, everyday behaviour

Chinese authorities are using a mobile app designed for mass surveillance to profile, investigate and detain Muslims in Xinjiang by labelling "completely lawful" behaviour as suspicious, a Human ...

China surveillance app targets legal, everyday behaviour

Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules

Twitter removed more than 143,000 apps between April and June which violated its policies, the company has announced, saying it is further investing in building improved tools and processes to stop ...

Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules
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