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New Delhi, Feb 23 

If you feel constrained to share multiple photos or videos from your trip on Instagram, a new feature rolled out on Thursday will make your vacation look beautiful in a single album.

Earlier this month, photo-sharing app Instagram was testing the feature in beta stage.

“Now, you can combine up to 10 photos and videos in one post and swipe through to see them all,” Instagram said in a press statement.

To match the user experience, Instagram has increased carousel ad units to 10 photos or videos with a new design.

Earlier only advertisers were able to share the gallery which users could swipe through horizontally, but now the feature has made its way to all 600 million users.

To upload multiple photos, users can select up to 10 photos from their gallery, slap on filters to each photo they choose, then upload the photos as an album to their timeline.

From their followers’ perspective, they will see the album and can then slide through the various shots, liking photos as they go.

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I don’t have a laptop, says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

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San Francisco, May 25: At the time when people run some of the major tech companies across the globe, it is assumed they have accessed to various the finest gadgets available and obviously, use them too. However, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is an exception.

In a recent interview, Dorsey revealed that he does not use a laptop and does everything from his smartphone, Mashable reported.

Dorsey came up with this when he was asked about his own online security practices.

Twitter CEO stated he turns off the notifications and uses one application at a time. With this, he is able to focus on that is in front of him instead of everything coming at once on a laptop.

But is it possible to type out everything on the small screen? For Dorsey, it is the dictation and voice-typing tools which help him use the phone as a laptop.

Speaking about privacy and security, Dorsey said it is important to be aware and mindful of the tools you have to protect your data and know what data a company or service has on you.

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Twitter introduces new guidelines for political ads

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San Francisco, May 25: Twitter has announced new guidelines for political advertisements on its platform, asking advertisers who wish to target the US with political campaigning ads to file for certification and adhere to fresh rules.

“In addition to Twitter Ads policies, all political advertisers must comply with applicable laws regarding disclosure and content requirements, eligibility restrictions, and blackout dates for the countries where they advertise,” the micro-blogging platform said in a blog post late Thursday.

The policy applies to ads purchased by a political committee or candidate registered with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) or ads advocating for or against a clearly identified candidate for Federal office in the US.

Foreign nationals are prohibited from targeting political campaigning advertisements to the US, Twitter said.

The Twitter handle associated with the certified ads account must provide profile photo, header photo and the website must be consistent with the Twitter handle’s online presence.

“Bio must include a website that provides valid contact info. If the handle name is not related to the certified entity, the bio must include the following disclaimer: ‘Owned by (certified entity name)’,” said Twitter.

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OnePlus 6 beats its 5T’s one-day sales record in 10 minutes

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New Delhi, May 22: Smartphone maker OnePlus on Tuesday said it made a record sale of its newly-launched OnePlus 6 worth Rs 100 crore within first 10 minutes of its preview sale on Amazon India and its own online store–oneplus.in.

Highlighting the enthusiasm of users in the country, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, told IANS, “We sold last year’s flagship–OnePlus 5T worth Rs 100 crore in an entire day of sale whereas this time we did the same in just 10 minutes.”

The mirror black colour variant of OnePlus 6 saw a higher demand as compared to midnight black version of the device.

“OnePlus 6 is our best-ever smartphone and we knew that it will do well. The mirror black variant of OnePlus 6 was more in demand during the first sale,” Aggarwal added.

In an attempt to let OnePlus enthusiasts and prospective buyers have the opportunity to be among the first ones to experience and purchase its newly-launched OnePlus 6, the smartphone maker on Monday launched a pop-up sale in eight cities across the country.

Unlike previous years, the company extended the pop-up sale to two days that let users get a hands-on experience of their latest flagship on a first-come-first-serve basis.

The smartphone is priced starting at Rs 34,999 and is offered in three colour variants.

OnePlus launched its flagship OnePlus 6 in India, a first in the OnePlus’ line-up featuring an all-glass design last week.

The device will be available for open sales across all channels, starting May 22, in 6GB RAM+64GB storage and 8GB RAM+128GB options for Rs 34,999 and Rs 39,999, respectively.

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The smartphone features 6.28-inch Full Optic AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio for immersive viewing experience.

“With the OnePlus 6, we challenged ourselves to deliver an external design as smooth and elegant as the work we’ve done inside the device,” said OnePlus Founder and CEO Pete Lau.

OnePlus 6 is powered by Qualcomm’s top-notch Snapdragon 845 chipset which improves performance by 30 per cent while being 10 per cent more power efficient.

OnePlus 6 has a dual-camera system with 16MP main camera, supported by a 20MP secondary camera.

With a f/1.7 aperture, the 16MP main camera features a 19 per cent larger sensor and OIS.

The device also marks the introduction of OnePlus’ “Slow-Motion” mode, which can capture high-definition video frame-by-frame with astonishing detail, ensuring users never miss the action.

The “OnePlus 6 x Marvel Avengers Limited Edition” device will be available with 8GB RAM and 256 GB storage for Rs 44,999 and will go on sale, starting May 29.

The limited-edition silk white device with 128GB of storage will be available for purchase on June 5 for Rs 39,999.

Users can avail cashback of Rs 2,000 while using SBI debit and credit card during the first week of launch, the company said earlier.

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