Apps

‘Slap Rihanna’ ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies

An ad on Snapchat asking users if they’d rather “Slap Rihanna” or “Punch Chris Brown” has spawned widespread outrage, including from the singer herself, and brought profuse apologies from the company behind the visual-messaging app. Snapchat said it is investigating how the ad for a mobile video game called “Would You Rather” made it to […]

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Snapchat parent’s stock plummets after Kylie Jenner tweet

Snapchat’s parent company lost some $1.3 billion in market value on Thursday after reality star Kylie Jenner’s tweeted that she was no longer using the messaging service. “sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me… ugh this is so sad,” Jenner tweeted. She later followed up with “still love you […]

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WhatsApp co-founder leaves company to start a ‘new chapter’

Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook Inc, will leave the messaging service company to start a new foundation, he said in a Facebook post on Tuesday. Acton spent eight years with WhatsApp, which Facebook bought in 2014 for $19 billion in cash and stock. https://www.facebook.com/brianacton/posts/10213578741096496 A Stanford alumnus, Acton co-founded WhatsApp with […]

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Facebook decides to monetize WhatsApp: wsj

Facebook Inc is gearing up to make money from WhatsApp, the messaging service used by more than a billion people every day, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. WhatsApp is testing features that would allow businesses to chat with their clients on the app, according to the report. (http://on.wsj.com/2eBw3UA) It has started a pilot […]

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STEPS: Facebook Messenger sends and receives money

It’s a little-known fact that Facebook’s chat app can also make like PayPal. Here’s how to set it up. Remember when Facebook Messenger broke out of Facebook proper? A lot of users, including yours truly, were seriously irked. Why did we have to switch to entire different app just to chat with a Facebook friend? […]

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GTBank unveils ‘GTWorld’ to cater to all customers’ needs

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has launched GTWorld, a mobile banking app designed to cater to all customers’ needs. The lender said the app was built on the back of its customer-focused digital strategy. According to a statement by the bank, GTWorld is available for download from the Google Playstore for Android phones and the Apple […]

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UBA launches world class mobile app, puts customers first

In demonstration of its commitment to deliver superior and innovative banking solutions to its customers, pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc, has announced the launch of a brand new mobile banking application with many user friendly features.       The new mobile app which comes with the biometric log-in feature for […]

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Send and receive money with facebook messenger

Facebook Messenger is building out its suite of payment tools. Messenger users in the U.S. can now send and receive money between groups of people on the app, Facebook announced on Tuesday. Messenger first launched payments in March 2015, when it made it possible for two people to send payments to each other via a […]

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Microsoft launches Sprinkles, camera app powered by machine learning

Microsoft is getting into the “fun camera app” game with a new iOS application called Sprinkles, which has now earned a featured spot in the “New apps we love” section of the App Store. The gist with Sprinkles, clearly aimed at a teen audience, is to offer a variety of traditional photo decorating tools like […]

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Here are the top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks

iBook charts for week ending March 5, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List – Paid Books 1. The Shack by William P. Young – 9780964729292 – (Windblown Media) 2. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty – 9780698138636 – (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. The Girl Before by J.P. […]

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The top Apps on Apps Store for iPhone and iPad

App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 5, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. The Escapists, Team17 Software Ltd 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 7. NBA 2K17, 2K 8. Fax from […]

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Here how to post multiple photos on your Instagram

Instagram has launched a new feature that allows users to post multiple photos and videos in one go on the photo-sharing platform. So all those who missed having a photo-album on Instagram, have their prayers answered now. As of now, the Facebook-owned Instagram allows users to post up to 10 photos or videos simultaneously. These […]

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