Internet This Week

Internet this week got many interesting News and Trending.

Internet This Week, Diwali with Snapchat App.

For the Diwali festival Snapchat App had released many lenses, stickers and special features for its worldwide users. The App makers think people can celebrate the festive season with others during this dangerous Corona days.There are new sticker packs, filters and Bitmoji filters available for their users. Also there are festive themed Cameos as well as Snap Map treatment on Snapchat. There are some fun tasks like “lighting a diya with your finger or choosing different patterns of Rangoli”. So log in to your Snapchat and check the new Diwali features.

WhatsApp Provides Diwali GIFS and Stickers.

It is easy to download any of the provided Diwali stickers and share them with all your contacts, for free.
Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app on your smartphone
Step 2: Open any chat where you want to share the sticker
Step 3: For Android – On the chat bar, tap the smiley face on the left corner. On the bottom, there will be an option to select between emoji, GIFs, and stickers. The folded page icon is sticker.

WhatsApp Messages Auto Delete.

WhatsApp messenger is used by around 2 billion users around the world. Now the company is going to provide option for “disappearing messages” option. So the chats and messages that will be erased from the phones of both the sender and receiver after seven days. Also the setting will help to keep chats private too.Meanwhile the recipients will be able to capture screenshot or forward any messages, photos or videos that they wanted to keep.

By the end of November 2020 this “disappearing messages” option will be available for the users as per the WhatsApp messenger. In April 2019, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said that he will make many changes to the social network to offer users more privacy.Also they hopes to integrate all their messaging platforms, like WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger to be interoperable.

Baby Shark Dance video.

It is time to watch the original Pinkfong Baby Shark Dance video if you had missed it. Already this video had been watched 7,048,058,000 times. The video is going in viewer rating in www.youtube.com video website. you can search for this particular video as “pinkfong”. As per News, PINKFONG’s YouTube channel for hundreds of kids’ favorite songs and stories, including phonics songs, nursery rhymes, bedtime lullabies, children’s classics, fairy tales and more! Enjoy educational songs and stories for preschool kids created by experts in children’s education.

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US Election 2020,Internet This Week.

After some days of delay, China leader had sent his congratulatory message to American President Elect Joe Biden and his Deputy Ms Harris.

After some days of confusion former Vice President Joe Biden became as winner over President Donald Trump on Saturday. His vice-presidential running mate, Kamala Harris too came to the power with many first records. On the other side President Donald Trumph supporters are complaining irregularities in the vote counting. Any how Mr. Biden is expected to accept his post in 2021 January while Donald Trump joins the one time president list of USA.

So far Mr. Biden is with 279 while Trump gets 214 in the election. 270 is enough to be the President of America. Meanwhile up to now Russia, Brazil, Turkey, China and Mexico head of the States didn’t send their congratulatory messages to President elect Joe Biden.

Internet This Week, Earlier News.

First of all lets check how the Sri Lanka Government did stopped the violence in their Kandy city. After the violence, Sri Lanka had ordered all the Internet and data providing carriers to stop access of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Viber. This is because the authorities believed that hate and fake news against its communities were spreading through these platforms. Now the violence are over and tourists too can move freely in the Kandy town too.

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are strictly cleaning bad links.

Months after the corona virus pandemic spread worldwide, social media platforms are still dealing with misinformation. In May a video titled Pandemic spread across Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, despite containing false information. Loosely attached to wider conspiracy theories targeting people like Bill Gates and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

On Facebook, sharing a link to the video’s website is blocked straight away. It was opposed to their initial steps with the first video that just limited its reach. Using Twitter the link is posted without a warning on the site, but clicking it takes viewers to an interstitial warning that link is “potentially spammy or unsafe”. Because it could fall into a list of categories that includes “misleading content that could lead to real-world harm”. YouTube is taking down copies of the video, while TikTok has blocked searches for the term.

Instagram and Snapchat Removes Giphy Feature.

Snapchat and Instagram service providers have temporarily removed Giphy GIF sticker features from their Apps. Their users found an extremely racist GIF that can be added to their images. SnapChat has confirmed that they had removed the GIF and have disabled Giphy. It will not be available for the users until that this won’t happen again. As per the Instagram spokesperson “This type of content has no place on Instagram. We have stopped our integration with Giphy as they investigate the issue.”  The company confirms the change has been made but might take some time to propagate to all users.

WeChat Gets One Billion Users.

WeChat the popular messaging app from the Chinese tech company Tencent had reached the 1 Billion user mark recently. The user increase came during the past Chinese Lunar New Year in February. Earlier WeChat App had around 980 million monthly accounts during the previous 3 month period. Many experts believe that lot of Chinese people have more than one WeChat account.  Or even some people have multiple accounts. As per This Week, the number of active WeChat users may be less than 1 billion.

Internet This Week in China.

In China popular social Apps as Facebook and WhatsApp are blocked by the Chinese Government. WeChat App don’t have much competition there. So it can become as the number one mobile messaging app in 2 – 3 years time.