Facebook acknowledges SMS notifications sent using 2FA was caused by bug

Yesterday, Facebook cleared up the situation around the SMS notifications sent using the company’s two-factor authentication (2FA) system, stating that the messages were surely caused by a bug. In a blog post, Facebook Chief of Security Officer, Alex Stamos wrote that, the company says the error led it to “send non-security-related SMS notifications to these phone …

Google launches Gmail Go for Android

Google has brought in Gmail Go which happens to be its latest addition to its line of “Go” apps that are reasonably limited versions of their original. Go apps occupy lesser amount of space on smartphones and yet they still are capable of rendering the basic services that the original apps provide. More so, Go …

The ‘Stories’ format is on its way to Google search

Google is launching a developer preview of what it calls “AMP Stories.” This feature is bound to give the search engine a whole new look, so knowing about it is worthwhile. The basics are simple really. First up, let’s begin with the “Stories” part. Any user of Facebook Instagram and Snapchat knows what the term …

Facebook, testing a “downvote” button for flagging bad content

The continuing content debate of Facebook has been somewhat of a mess and having various aspects with a lot of implications and potential social reverberations which has spread far beyond the website. Without regard for approval of users, Facebook has been working hard to shrive and create a distance between itself from the debates that …

Now, you can create your own custom face lenses on Snapchat

Today, new features are being distributed on Snapchat and there has been added a new tool that lets users create custom lenses and mew text caption styles for snaps. Lenses are AR masks that cover your face with things like puppy ears, flower crowns, and the significant vomiting rainbow. These lenses start from $9.99 and …

Google brings AR stickers to Android phones through its Motion Stills app

An announcement came from Google’s Research Blog that Google would be incorporating support for Augmented Reality (AR) stickers in the Motion Stills app through CNET. AR mode is powered by instant motion tracking, a six degree of freedom tracking system built upon the technology that powers Motion Text in Motion Stills iOS and the privacy blur …

Facebook celebrated its Friends Day by letting users create superlatives for friends

Facebook, the company that created one of the world’s gigantic messaging app was founded on the 4th of February by its CEO Mark Zuckerburg along with his fellow college students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. Zuckerburg and his friends created the app right in their dorm room while they …