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Reddit is Going to Shutdown Dubsmash App a Year After Buying it

Reddit has just announced that they are shutting down it’s TikTok like app i.e. Dubsmash only after one year of buying it. After 22nd February 2022 the Dubsmash app will no longer be available for downloading on the Google Playstore and Apple App Store. The currently downloaded apps will also stop functioning as well. Reddit acquired the video creation app i.e. Dubsmash in December 2020 in order to integrate its video creation tools into Reddit.
Reddit has recently announced that they are coming up with new video creation tools like changing the video recording speeds with an option to set a timer. Reddit is adding new editing screen that includes text stickers, filters and a drawing tool as well. Users can also add voice-overs as well. In the month of August, Reddit came up with a video feed for iOS users which shows streams of videos very similar to TikTok. While watching the video, users can upvote, downvote, comment and share it. Just like TikTok, users can swipe up in order to watch another video or feed from other subreddits. Reddit’s new video feed has come up when Intagram’s Reels and Snapchat’s Spotlight tool are gaining the popularity.

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Vivo Has Launched Y76 5G With Dimensity 700 and 50MP Triple Camera

The Chinese smartphone company Vivo has announced that they are launching Y76s 5G in China earlier this month and now it has been revealed that it is the vanilla version. The smartphone is also unveiled with the same features to Y76s with some variations included in the chipset, camera and operating system.
The Vivo Y76 5G has been equipped with 6.58-inch IPS LCD teardrop notch display with full HD+ resolution of 1080×2408 pixels. The phone weighs just 175 grams and it measures 163.84 x 75 x 7.79mm. This smartphone comes with side mounted fingerprint reader and it is available in Cosmic Aurora as well as Midnight Space color variations. This smartphone operates on Android 11-based FunTouch OS 12. It has been powered by octa-core Mediatek Dimensity 700 processor. It has been equipped with 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage. Users can expand the RAM capacity up to 4GB virtually by using the Extended RAM feature along with a five-dimensional Liquid Cooling system, Ultra Game Mode 2.0 and Multi-Turbo. It has been equipped with microSD card and it supports dual SIMs. When it comes to camera it is equipped with a triple rear camera including 50MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture as well as a tertiary 2MP camera with f/2.4aperture. It has also got a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. This smartphone is equipped with 4100 mAh battery with 44W Flash Charge support.

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Facebook Has Delayed End-to-End Encryption for Messenger and Instagram

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram has delayed the integrating end-to-end encryption in Messenger and Instagram until 2023. This move has come amid the reports from the child safety campaigners expressing the concerns that end to end encryption will be helpful for the abusers as it will protect them from detection.
Meta is under pressure from the child safety campaigners to abandon the plans. Some of the politicians has also expressed the concerns and said that it is simply not acceptable. WhatsApp has already got end-to-end encryption, Messenger and Instagram can be set to send the messages using E2EE manually. Antigone Davis who is the head of Safety at Meta has said that the delay is due to the concerns regarding the safety of the users. Davis has said that the main responsibility of Meta is to ensure the safety of its users. Once the end-to-end encryption will be available for the Messenger and Instagram, the company will try it best to keep the users safe and use a combination of the non-encrypted data across the apps,, account information and reports from the users.