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How to block group invites on WhatsApp

Group messaging is a useful feature you’ll find on most messaging apps including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and even iMessages. A group chat can get out of hand though, especially if there is no check on who can be added to a group or who can add you to a group. …

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How to pin/unpin list feeds from Twitter apps

The Twitter apps for iOS and Android had a change in its design. The new design brought one of its oldest, and more useful features to the front; lists. Lists let you group different users, whether you follow them or not, together. When you visit a list, you get a …

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How to stop Twitter feeds automatically refreshing

The Twitter apps have started doing something new, something annoying. Any time there is a substantial number of new tweets, your feed refreshes automatically, and scrolls all the way up. It doesn’t care if you’re reading anything. It just scrolls up and you lose your place in your feed. The …

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How to delete a Snap from your Snapchat story

The concept of a social media ‘story’ was coined by Snapchat. It’s been copied by many other social media platforms like Facebook, and Instagram but, the Snapchat version still performs better. You can attribute this to the platform being more suitable for that sort of content, or the fact that …

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How to shadow ban an Instagram follower

Social media isn’t the easiest to navigate. If you post often, you have to worry about visibility but also the people who follow you and how you interact with them. It’s a breeding ground for bots and trolls and the more visual a social media platform is, the more they …

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How to disable external images in Gmail apps

Images are sent over email in one of two ways; as attachments, or as inline images that are part of the email body. The image itself can be linked to websites. In fact, newsletters and promotional emails will often have linked images in them. Not only do they consume a …

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How to bookmark a Skype message

Skype has returned its focus to its core function; messaging and calls. To that end, it’s added several useful features to the app that aid in better communication such as subtitles. Another feature that’s recently been added to Skype is a bookmark feature. The name is self-explanatory for the most …

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How to track your Instagram Activity

Instagram announced a while ago that it would introduce a feature that allowed users to track how much time they spend on the app. That feature, dubbed Activity is now live for both iOS and Android users. Make sure you’re running the latest version of the app and you will …

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