Instagram rolls out longer uninterrupted Stories

Instagram rolls out longer uninterrupted Stories

Meta-owned Instagram has rolled out a new feature globally that will allow users to upload longer uninterrupted Stories. Currently, if an Instagram user uploads a Story that’s under 60 seconds, it is broken up into 15-second clips. “Now, you'll be able to play and create Stories continuously for up to 60 seconds, instead of being automatic...


Twitter claims it’s following rules laid out in IT Act

Twitter to up content data sharing with research groups

Twitter Inc. plans to provide more data to external researchers who study online misinformation and moderation, the social media company said Thursday, part of what it says is an effort to increase transparency on the platform.

The company will also open an application process to all...


Facebook to help creators with new features

Facebook to help creators with new features

Meta-owned Facebook has confirmed that it is now bringing new page features to help creators connect with their followers. The platform said that creators can spotlight each other with a creator endorsement by inviting their followers to follow another creator that they admire. "We are introducing new f...


Apple to raise App Store prices in some markets; spares India

Apple to raise App Store prices in some markets; spares India

Apple Inc. said on Tuesday it will raise prices of apps and in-app purchases on its App Store from next month in all of the euro zone and some countries in Asia and South America.

The new prices, excluding auto-renewable subscriptions, will be effective as early as October 5, Apple s...


YouTube takes on TikTok by plugging advertising into Shorts videos

YouTube brings new video page to unify mobile, web designs

Google-owned streaming platform YouTube is rolling out a new video page that tweaks several elements and, most notably, unifies the design across Android, iOS, and the web. The highlight of this redesign is the use of pill-shaped buttons for key elements. For example, instead of being two distinct buttons, thumbs ...