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Instagram now allows photos and videos in replies to direct messages

Instagram now allows photos and videos in replies to direct messages

Users can also tap the sticker once to turn it into a split-screen photo (see below). The reply can be made on any post, no matter if it's a photo, video or re-shared post. Just after a fresh update for threaded comments this week, the social media app now gives users the option to reply to messages with their own media.


Facebook pushes updates to deal with spam video clickbait

Facebook pushes updates to deal with spam video clickbait

Today it started downranking the News Feed presence of links that display a fake play button in the preview image, as well as videos that are actually just a static image uploaded as a video file. Facebook is clamping down on these practices in a bid to tidy up users' newsfeeds and avoid people being transported to " low quality websites " set up by spammers.


Newcastle United legend believes Liverpool have planned for life after Coutinho

Newcastle United legend believes Liverpool have planned for life after Coutinho

It is nothing like "There is a contract, sign it". Movement is likely to happen on either side of Anfield's revolving door before the August 31 deadline amid uncertainty over Philippe Coutinho's future . However, Klopp is adamant there have been no more developments. "I don't know why other people are saying what they're saying". "I am not sure I have to answer this only because we have said what we have to say".


Microsoft releases preview of updated Skype Desktop app

Microsoft releases preview of updated Skype Desktop app

The new version launched first on Android, before rolling out on iOS, but Microsoft said that Mac and Windows users would have to wait for its release "over the next few months". To get to the Chat notifications option, click your profile picture in the top left (you have the option to disable these notifications if you want).


Apple's iOS 11 Has A Hidden 'Stick It To The Man' Feature

Apple's iOS 11 Has A Hidden 'Stick It To The Man' Feature

Someone might be interested in keeping a criminal from using your fingerprint to force your device open, too. This new setting (being called a "cop button") is now in beta and seems to be designed as a way to automate emergency service calls, as well.