Google Messages may soon be able to ‘translate’ iMessage reactions to emojis

A new Google Messages update is on the way that will display reactions to messages from Apple’s iMessage as emojis in the chat, reports 9to5Google. This info comes from decompiling the APK of the latest version of the app, so keep in mind the feature may not end up being publicly launched. Google Messages might display …

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TikTok Has Spawned Its Own Ecosystem of Nearly 1,000 Apps Totaling 1.3 Billion Downloads

Embedded within the universe of the broader mobile app market are smaller galaxies revolving around popular social media platforms such as TikTok, whose star has recently reached a luminosity of more than 3 billion installs​​ worldwide. Now, data from Sensor Tower’s intelligence platform reveals that the number of apps hoping to capitalize on TikTok’s popularity has reached more than …

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Time Spent in Rival Apps Grew Up to 23% During Facebook Platforms Outage

The outage that struck Facebook’s apps on October 4 led consumers to seek out alternatives for social media and messaging, precipitating a surge in time spent among apps from the company’s competitors. On the social media front, Snapchat saw the biggest increase as average time spent by existing users climbed 23 percent week-over-week during the outage, according …

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5 Design Tips for Dropdown Menus on Websites and Apps

In this guide, we’ll look at five common dropdown issues and how you can fix them so your users’ experience with your product doesn’t get compromised. Generally, I’d say there are two categories of dropdown features we use on websites and apps. Dropdown boxes for forms, action buttons, attribute options, country selectors and so on. …

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