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Facebook Workplace was launched for general use

Facebook may be used now by teams at work. Facebook at work was in a closed beta for 20 months. Now it was opened as “Workplace.” Workplace is launching with a new kind of pricing model based on Facebook-style monthly active user metrics. It’s working as  a desktop and mobile app with News Feed, Groups both for your own company and with others, Chat direct messaging, Live video, Reactions, translation features, video and audio calling.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Features

New features to help users became active on Google Maps

Google Maps can now be used entirely offline on Android due to the just introduced new feature called “Wi-fi only”. This will even save the battery life. At the same time, to ensure that Google Maps users with any storage capacity can download and use offline areas when they need them most, the ability to download offline areas to an external SD card (if it is device supported) was added too.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Features

New rule to count 140 signs applies on Twitter

Twitter just announced new rule to count the 140 signs in messages. This applies beginning September, 19. The company will cut down on exactly which types of content count toward the platform's 140-character limit. Media attachments (images, GIFs, videos, polls, etc.) and quoted tweets will no longer reduce the count. Some extra room will result.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Features

Google Family Library was launched, not all the countries can access it

“We’re introducing Family Library, a way for up to six family members to share purchases on Google Play. When you buy an eligible app, game, movie, TV show, or book in the Play Store, you can now share it with your family—across devices—with no additional sign-up fee”, the company said announcing the new feature launched on July 27, available in the US, available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Features

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