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Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
AOL says it is shuttering its Alto email service on December 10   —  AOL informed users of its Alto email service that it's shuttering the app on December 10.  —  Alto made its debut back in October 2012, when AOL previewed it to users as a smarter inbox for a range of email services …
Nov 10, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Napier Lopez / The Next Web:
Twitter more than doubles the characters available for display names from 20 to 50, retains 15 character limit for usernames   —  Twitter has been a bit preoccupied with length lately.  After permanently increasing the maximum character length for tweets to 280, it's now allowing your display name to be longer too.
Nov 9, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Rachel Kaser / The Next Web:
Facebook Live adds screen-sharing feature via a Chrome extension, so users don't need to install 3rd-party streaming software   —  Facebook today added an option to share your screen directly on Facebook Live, thus eliminating the need for other software for many users.
Oct 17, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Facebook releases its Bonfire group video chat app on the Danish iOS App Store; app allows sharing of pictures from chats to Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger   —  Bonfire, Facebook's group video chat app, has sprung up on the Danish iOS App Store, suggesting the social media giant is slowly rolling it out to customers.
Sep 13, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Már Másson Maack / The Next Web:
European org urges Apple to support Advanced Mobile Location on iPhones, which gives more accurate locations of emergency calls and is supported on Android   —  Despite being relatively easy, Apple keeps ignoring requests to enable a feature called Advanced Mobile Location (AML) in iOS.
Aug 11, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Facebook tests a built-in animated GIF creator in the camera section of its iOS app, which lets you add GIFs to your Facebook story or post them on your profile   —  No matter if you pronounce it Gif or Jif, I think we call all get behind the addition of a new GIF mode in the Facebook camera.
Jul 14, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Yahoo's News Digest app, which delivered news updates twice daily, to shut down June 30   —  Under former CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo failed to build anything truly exciting over the past five years - except for a single truly notable app, Yahoo News Digest.  Now, under the reign of its new owner Verizon …
Jun 22, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Twitter now lets brands add up to 3 action buttons to Direct Messages; actions include following another Twitter account, visiting a web page, tweeting, more   —  Twitter just souped up Direct Messages, in the process making them more useful for brands when it comes to customer service and growing engagement.
Jun 13, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Rachel Kaser / The Next Web:
Microsoft announces Code Builder extension for Minecraft: Education Edition, which introduces the Agent, a sidekick who helps kids execute coding instructions   —  Microsoft today announced Code Builder for Minecraft: Education Edition.  This new extension will teach kids how to code …
May 2, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Atlassian's messaging platform HipChat was hacked over the weekend, potentially exposing names, email addresses, and hashed passwords   —  Over the weekend, an unknown intruder broke into HipChat, the Atlassian-owned team communication platform, and made off with a significant amount of data.
Apr 24, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context

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