Tag Archives: apps

How to opt out of WhatsApp-Facebook account data sharing

As we reported earlier today, WhatsApp is starting to share some of users’ account data with Facebook (things like your phone number registered with WhatsApp and the last time you used the service) in an effort to improve targeted advertising and friend suggestions on Facebook and better fight spam on WhatsApp. Thankfully, you can easily opt out of data sharing when […]

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WhatsApp begins sharing account data with Facebook to boost targeted advertising

Facebook-owned WhatsApp today updated its Terms and Privacy Policy for the first time in four years to reflect that the messaging service will start sharing select account data with Facebook in order to improve targeted advertising. Wait, does that mean that you’re going to be inundated with ads on WhatsApp? In a word, no—at least for […]

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Bloomberg: Apple developing a new iPhone video-sharing app & deeper social ties in iOS

Bloomberg reported Thursday that Apple has been developing a brand new Snapchat-style video editing and sharing application that could launch in 2017 as a standalone download, as well as testing deeper social ties across iOS as part of a newly directed focus to integrate more social networking features within its mobile products. These moves are said to be […]

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PDF Expert 2 for Mac is here: new editing features, password protection & more

Ukrainian developer of fine iOS and Mac software, Readdle, today announced it’s launching a major update to its PDF Expert for Mac productivity application, bringing out a plethora of improved editing capabilities and new features like password protection for your PDF documents, the ability to link any image or text to a different page or a website, localizations for […]

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Facebook launches Lifestage, a teens-only social app built around video profiles

If you’re a high-schooler aged under 22 and eager to connect with your classmates within an environment that harkens back to the Facebook from 2004, when it was exclusively a college student network, then today’s Facebook where everyone creeps on others may not be the safest place to engage in such interactions. That’s why Michael Sayman, Facebook’s 19-year-old product manager,...

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Canvas, Spark Pro, Mimo and other apps to check out this weekend

It’s the weekend again, and you know what that means! It’s time for another edition of our Apps of the Week roundup. This week we have some awesome selections for you including a new realtime collaboration app, a minimal video capturing app, a new app that makes learning to code fun and easy, and of course […]

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