Facebook and Instagram will allow users to hide likes

Facebook’s photo-sharing app, Instagram, allows users to hide the number of “likes” in their posts, and this change, as Reuters writes, will soon come to Facebook, after years of testing to reduce pressure on users to use their services. Instagram users will be able to hide “likes” in all posts on their “feed” and in their own “posts”. Both options will be available on Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The applications that “suck” the battery of mobile phones have been identified

The more features and more services our mobile phones provide, the more we use it and accordingly the amount of energy required for the operation of the device increases, which of course leads to the rapid consumption of its “fuel” and the need for continuous battery charging.  The Swiss company “pCloud” conducted a study in which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Clubhouse: New social media that you enter only by invitation

Never before have there been so many “social media” platforms where people connect and share their thoughts. Whether it’s classic options like “Facebook” and  Twitter”, image-based apps like “Snapchat” or “Instagram”, or video sharing platforms like “Tiktok”; it matters that there’s something for every taste. A new app comes to focus on a different medium: sound; the “Clubhouse” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: You can retrieve the photos you deleted within a month

Instagram’s development team is adding a new feature to help users retrieve their newly deleted posts (such as photos, videos, stories). The “Recently Deleted” section will keep the deleted material for 30 days and if there is no user reaction, then it will proceed to permanent deletion from its account, with the exception Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Research: Social media harms teenagers’ mental health

Teenagers’ mental health is being harmed by heavy use of social media, according to new research.  As the BBC reports, the research was carried out by the “Education Policy Institute” and The “Prince’s Trust “and in its context it is found that wellness/well-being is at similar levels in all primary school-age children. It begins to be Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

What apps eat up your data

Are you anxiously looking at the rest of your mobile plan data, like the rest of your bank account, as you approach the end of the month? You are not alone. We searched and found which applications consume the lion’s share of your valuable data, and what you can do Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram messages merge with Facebook’s

Facebook Messenger and Instagram merged, 18 months after Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced his intention to “marry” the two platforms. Instagram’s old messaging service, “Instagram Direct”, has been replaced by “Messenger”, allowing users to send chats, photos and videos between the two platforms for the first time. It is the first step towards a goal Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Smartphones: Does your phone finally kill you or not?

And yet when you think about things that might want to kill you, you rarely look at your phone. And yet your phone is killing you. We know, the news isn’t good. It does happen. Dozens of people have lost their lives from mobile phones and we are not talking of course about Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …