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Top 10 hashtags on Facebook and Instagram during Ramadhan

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Social distancing continues amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped people from staying connected and keeping the festive spirit alive during Ramadhan and the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations.

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Facebook is buying Giphy for USD400 million

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It’s official. Facebook is buying Giphy, one of the largest GIF-making and sharing sites on the Internet, for a reported sum of USD400 million. The deal shouldn’t be a huge surprise, seeing that Facebook has used Giphy’s API in the Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp apps for years.

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Instagram’s new Order Food stickers let you tap and order

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Instagram is launching new tools to support local businesses reach out to their customers on the platform. Food businesses can now share “Order Food” on Instagram Stories and add an action button to their profiles.

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Facebook Messenger loses bloat, dumps Discover tab and bots

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The next time you fire up Facebook Messenger, it will be a cleaner, simpler experience. Gone will be the bot-littered Discover tab that was previously used to showcase businesses.

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Facebook is renaming Instagram, WhatsApp

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In a peculiar move, Facebook plans to rebrand Instagram and WhatsApp to “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook,” The Information reports.

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Instagram’s IGTV brings long-form, vertical videos to mainstream

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The mention of vertical videos, let alone taking them, can make any traditional videographer cringe (or worse puke his guts out). Regardless, vertical videos are here to stay. Embracing the very thing video creators scoffed at, Instagram has launched IGTV – a new dedicated app for long form, vertical video.