The world's biggest social network is to buy the world's fastest-growing mobile-messaging startup for 19 billion dollars.
Twitter users will soon be able to post tweets of up to 280 characters. The social network hopes the change will boost engagement, and ultimately narrow the gap in it profits between it and its great rival, Facebook.
WhatsApp has started rolling out a new feature that allows users to delete messages shortly after being sent. However, the user only has a few minutes to "unsend" the text before it can no longer be deleted.
The plight of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar in the past two months has been well documented. But how do these refugees stay in touch? Ashish Malhotra reports from a Rohingya settlement in India.
Fake news in India is a rising problem. The practice of using social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp to disseminate false information is ushering in a dangerous trend. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
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