Tech Addict: WhatsApp Slack-like Update, $100 Xbox Controller for People with Disabilities + 4 More Exciting Cool-Tech News

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Nexter.org gathered most interesting news and announcements for the week. 

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Source: Valtech

WhatsApp Slack-like update

WhatsApp latest update revealed a new feature that is pretty much the same as the one in messaging app ‘Slack’.

Sometimes it’s hard to read all the messages you’ve missed in the group chat, so now you’re able to hit a new “a” button, which will automatically direct you to the messages where someone has either mentioned you or specifically replied to one of your messages.

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Source: WhatsApp

Instagram Stories update

The new feature allows users to take a post from their Instagram feed and embed it the stories.

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“To do it, tap the paper airplane button below the post (like you would to share as a DM) and you’ll see the option to share as a sticker in your story,” an Instagram spokesperson told Mashable in a statement. “All feed posts that are shared to stories will show attribution to the original poster’s username.”

Xbox controller for people with disabilities

Various control options are now available for people with disabilities.

“There are a lot of gamers out there that play differently. They play with their feet, their chin, different parts of their body,” Microsoft’s director of product marketing Navin Kumar said.

Twitter new troll filtering

Twitter released promising results from a test of its new proactive troll filtering tactic.

Twitter saw a 4% drop in abuse reports from search, and 8% drop from comments, which are rather good results.

Avengers-branded limited edition of OnePlus 6

Source: The Verge

OnePlus stated Avengers-branded limited edition of the OnePlus 6 is already here! This edition includes a Kevlar-style patterned with a gold Avengers logo, which looks really cool. In addition, they introduced a new official case version made in the shape of Iron Man’s helmet.

The limited-edition phone only comes as an 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage ($660). The release date is still unknown. Read more about Avengers-themed smartphone here.

Facebook fake account and future meeting

 took some time to revise 1.5bn accounts and posts which violated the rules of the users and deleted nearly 583m fake accounts, which is 30% of all.

As a part of moderation,  dealt with 837m spam posts, 2.5m pieces of hate speech, 1.9m pieces of terrorist propaganda, 3.4m pieces of inappropriate graphic content and 21m posts related to sexual materials.

Also, Mark Zuckerberg will be heard before the EU Parliament and will answer questions about  data scandal.

Antonio Tajani, the president of the European Parliament, stated,  “The founder and CEO of  has accepted our invitation and will be in Brussels as soon as possible, hopefully already next week.” Read more about it here.


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