Daily Archives: 2015-04-28

Instagram brings in more filters, also emoji hashtag

Photo sharing service Instagram has updated its app & added 3 filters. According to a post on its official blog, Instagram introduced ‘Lark’, ‘Reyes’ & ‘Juno’ as “a family of modern, subtle filters that brighten & enhance photos in refined, beautiful ways.”


Introducing Buffer for Pinterest: Easily schedule your pins, manage & measure

Pinterest is a happening place. With more than 70 million users & 50 billion pins, there’s always something new to cook, craft, buy, read or be inspired by on the visual social network. For businesses or individuals looking to build or grow a presence on Pinterest, consistently posting valuable & interesting pins is a great strategy to help people discover & share your Pins. And today we’re thrilled to announce that Buffer is officially partnering with Pinterest to make it even easier to pin consistently, measure your progress & set your own course for Pinterest success.


Do you run an IoT startup? Then accelerator ‘challengeUp!’ could be for you

Three major companies Cisco, Deutsche Telekom & Intel recently announced ‘challengeUp!’, a joint Internet of Things accelerator for startups from the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The program aims at helping innovative IoT startups go-to-market faster through joint projects, mentoring, high-value networking & corporate assets.


Facebook introduces video calling in Messenger app

Social network Facebook has “extended” its voice-call feature in its Messenger app & added a new dimension – video calling. That too, video calls through Messenger can be made between 2 different smartphone OS – from Android to iOS & the other way round.

Reports: TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Wall Street Journal (blog)