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1. Messenger Rooms Has Landed
Facebook has introduced Messenger Rooms, which brings enormous improvements to its chat application, including the possibility to host up to 50 participants in the same time in the same Room.
2. Instagram Live offers a new way to raise money for non–profits
This new functionality comes at just about the right time, with the usage of LIVE increased during the pandemic. “Instagram Live has experienced 70% growth compared to last month,” said Vishal Shah, Instagram’s head of product, told Mashable in an interview. And even though some influencers have already been using Instagram for fundraisers, the Live Donations feature makes this easier.
3. WhatsApp increases group call limit to 8 people
WhatsApp has announced that it’s expanding its group calling limit from four people to eight people. This makes it easier to stay in touch with riends and family during the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
4. Live Facebook Graduation
With the participation of world famous celebrities, Facebook and Instagram are planning special events for the students of the 2020 class, which will see no graduation ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic. This “graduation” will be held on May 15.
5. No more tweeting via SMS
Twitter is winding down its SMS-based system for delivering tweets Twitter was already originally built in mind keeping 140 character limit of text messages.