In India, Facebook and Instagram have also been facing stiff competition from TikTok. In July 2019, TikTok was the most downloaded app on the iOS store while it was marginally behind Facebook on the Google Play Store.
A new filter on messaging app Snapchat that allows users to look like the late reggae singer Bob Marley sparked a backlash on social media on Wednesday, with many on Twitter calling it racially insensitive.
Disappearing messaging platform Snapchat is winding down its own channel for original content called Snap Channel, with layoffs potentially affecting about a dozen people, although they could be rehired in other roles.
An Indian-origin entreprenuer in the US has developed a new app which features short fiction for young adults who are hooked to their smartphones. Prerna Gupta from California describes her app, called Hooked, as "books for t