With this new update, Android users can now turn on the app setting and a button will be added to the bar where one can type updates and comments which will automatically transliterates Roman characters to Hindi script.
Users can initiate group conversations with a tap on the phone icon. Users can start a group VoIP audio call from any group chat.
The services which are currently available include event planning, pet services, beauty services, healthcare and more. The page will also help users by providing reviews and ratings. The users cannot book the services directly from the page. No major announcement or details has been disclosed by the company.
According to a study conducted by IMRB, Facebook has Pan-India presence and has almost 2.4 times more users in India than social micro blogging site Twitter and around 2 times more usage than video sharing website YouTube. The number of people on Facebook in the non-top eight metros is more than twice that of the top eight cities.
“India has long topped the list of 127 countries whose researchers contribute to our bug bounty program. It also holds the top position for the country receiving the most bounties paid,” posted Adam Ruddermann, a technical program manager on the Facebook Bug Bounty team.
Facebook is all set to widen its scope and turn into an e-commerce platform. To attain this, the tech giant has partnered with Citrus Pay or cards and net banking transactions. At the international level, FB is now also allowing retailers to open online shops in the form of its pages.
This investment is Eduardo’s first direct investment in India. Also, the Saverin Family Office will join the Hopscotch board and work closely with the management team, a testimony to the company’s growth and expansion. Hopscotch currently is growing at 700% year-on-year in terms of revenue, said the company.
TRAI is now set to reject differential pricing of data services which would put a final end to all the platforms like Airtel Zero and Free Basics. Aiming, to uphold digital democracy the body is likely to order an issue this week which will put all these practices to rest.
TRAI has extended the deadline for receiving comments on its differential pricing for data services, by a week. The earlier deadline was December 30th. TRAI has received 16.5 lakh comments. It received 8 lakh comments through Free Basics and zero rating platforms and about 3,000 individual messages.