Social media

Instagram Testing New Feature: Disable Read Receipts in DMs

In a recent announcement, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Instagram is experimenting with a feature allowing users to disable read receipts in Direct Messages (DMs). Although no specific release date was mentioned, Instagram head Adam Mosseri shared a preview of the upcoming read receipts toggle during a broadcast.

Authorities to probe influencers’ social media commercial practices

The Development Ministry, supported by digital tools provided by the European Commission, will conduct an investigation into the commercial practices employed by influencers on their social media accounts in the upcoming weeks. The primary aim is to safeguard consumers from deceptive commercial tactics.

“X” launches two New Premium Subscription Plans including Ad-Free Plan 'Premium+'

Social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, introduced two new subscription plans on Friday, including a Premium+ tier for users willing to pay for an ad-free experience, according to a page detailing the features of the subscription. Premium+ tier that costs USD 16 per month and offers the "largest reply boost" and removes ads from the For You and Following feeds.