WhatsApp QR codes undergo testing for potential new feature

WhatsApp QR codes

Users may soon be able to use quick response codes to add new contacts to their accounts. WhatsApp QR codes were discovered on the latest beta version of the massively popular messaging app. They allow users to quickly scan a barcode to add someone new to their contact list. The WhatsApp QR codes are currently available exclusively in beta form. That said, they are available in the app’s beta version on both Android and iOS. They can be discovered in the app’s settings menu. This provides users with two different…

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Mobile game revenue is up 35 percent over the last 2 months

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Since February, app gaming earnings have jumped by almost a third, says a marketing analytics report. Mobile game revenue has shot up by 35 percent since February, according to data from mobile marketing analytics firm, AppsFlyer. The report on the data indicated that this increase was a result of the impact of the coronavirus. A report called “The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on App Installs and Marketing Budgets” looked at mobile game marketing revenue starting on February 25, 2020. It examined casual games and social casino earnings. That mobile game revenue…

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Planning a Holiday on a Limited Budget

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Thanks to advances in technology, seeing the world is now easier than ever before with travel apps putting all the information you need to plan your trip right at your fingertips. However, traveling can be expensive, especially if you plan on sharing your experiences with your family. That is why we’ve gathered together some tips to make your next holiday memorable for the wonders you will see and the memories you will make rather than the bills that will await you on your return. Plan Ahead and Travel Off-season When…

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Google Chat rebrand takes over old Hangouts name

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The old brand has been officially removed from its enterprise G Suite, having fully rebranded. The Hangouts brand has been fully removed from the enterprise G Suite, replacing it with the rebranded Google Chat. The rebranding has arrived on the heels of a similar produce renaming, as the company has launched the name Google Meet in the place of its old Hangouts Meet for its videoconferencing app. The change had previously been suggested in a G Suite support document update, but it is now confirmed. The new Google Chat is…

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WhatsApp message forwarding limited to slow COVID-19 misinformation spread

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Facebook has taken yet another effort to try to stop people from pushing inaccurate coronavirus info. WhatsApp message forwarding has been further limited as a part of a broader effort to slow the spread of coronavirus misinformation. This is another sign of a tech company taking advanced measures to halt false info from being shared. By shrinking the capacity for Facebook-owned WhatsApp message forwarding, it means that misinformation won’t be able to go as far and cannot move as fast. This is the latest of Facebook’s efforts to try to…

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