Tech Wrap: Facebook’s family of apps suffers a brief outage, Telegram rolls out a major update

More tech news includes Samsung launching Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72 in India and Google launching Threadit.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 15:45 IST
Here's what happened in tech today…
Here's what happened in tech today… (Pixabay)
Here's what happened in tech today…
Here's what happened in tech today… (Pixabay)

It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Facebook's family of apps suffered a brief outage. On the other hand, Google launched its TikTok rival Threadit. In addition to that, Micromax launched its In 1 smartphone in India.

So, here's everything that created a buzz in tech world today:

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer a brief outage

Facebook's family of apps, which includes WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram suffered a brief outage on late Friday evening. The issue began at around 11PM and it was resolved quickly around 11:30PM.

Telegram rolls out a major update on its platform

Telegram today introduced an updated version of the feature called Voice Chats 2.0 on its platform. Additionally, the company has also introduced Raise Hands and Join As features on its platform. You can check all the details here.

Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72 launched in India

Samsung today launched the Galaxy A52 and the Galaxy A72 in India. The Samsung Galaxy A52 starts at 26,499, while the Galaxy A72 starts at 34,999.

Google launches Threadit

Google today launched a new tool for work called Threadit. It is supposed to make remote working easier and more efficient by allowing users to send small recorded videos, like Instagram Reels or TikTok, to team members.

Micromax In 1 launched in India

Micromax on Friday launched a new smartphone in India. It's the Micromax In 1. It starts at 10,499 in India.

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First Published Date: 20 Mar, 00:26 IST