The Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging service is now testing end-to-end encryption for iCloud backups. The feature was designed to protect your chat archive while it's being uploaded to or downloaded from iCloud and stored on Apple's servers (at rest).
You'll soon be able to remove a Twitter follower without blocking them. Don't worry, the removed follower won't be notified that they've no longer on your list of followers.
How about edge-to-edge tweets? Your wish is Twitter's command! Soon the company will display photos, videos and other media stretched across the width of the timeline.
You can now hide your WhatsApp “Last Seen” status from specific contacts, in addition to the existing “Everyone,” “My Contacts” and “Nobody” options from earlier.
TikTok has begun experimenting with even longer-form content. A new test spotted in the wild enables longer five-minute TikTok video uploads for a small group of users.
Google is putting chapter markers (determined by video timestamps) on YouTube's search results page to make it easier for users to jump straight to a specific point in the video.
A new, unreleased TikTok Stories feature is currently in testing. Similar to Snapchat Stories and the like, it lets you add text, captions and music to a video to make it more immersive.
Is your Twitter account locked? Has it been permanently suspended? With dedicated new notices now in testing across the company's apps for iOS, Android and the web, now you'll know if Twitter has suspended your account just by glancing at your timeline.
Instagram's reshare sticker not only boosts the quality of reshared posts but also encourages people to become more thoughtful when reposting someone else's story as their own.
Instagram subscription payments may be coming as the company explores monetization options with a new Exclusive Stories feature limiting content to fans who'd pay to follow you.
Instagram's suggested posts may soon be interspersed throughout your feed, in some cases appearing ahead of posts from people you follow.
WhatsApp is testing a new feature that, if launched publicly, will make it easier for users to transfer their chat archives and other content between iOS and Android devices.