If you can’t get enough out of every KFC meal you buy, here is some good news. The US fried chicken chain is all set to introduce edible packaging by this week in India, reports The Economic Times.
So now after you’re done eating the food you’ve ordered, you can also eat up the container in which it is served since it will be made of tortilla, the Mexican version of our rotis. And the best part – there’s no extra cost for the ‘extra’ item.
The latest version of WhatsApp for Android, which you can download from the source link below, allows basic text formatting – bold and italics. For those who love to decorate their text on messenger, this could be a big deal. If you want to bold any text in your message, simply surround it with asterisks. For example, text written as “I’m the *greatest*”, will be displayed as “I’m the greatest”. If you want to italicize any text, wrap it with underscores. That is “I’m the _greatest_” would display as “I’m the greatest”.
The nice thing about the new text formatting is that the decorated text retains its formatting on the notification panel as well. Other common effects such as strike through and coloring the text aren’t available yet. FWIW, the sender name will now appear bolded on the notification panel.
The world’s most popular instant messaging app – WhatsApp – just got a minor update that many users would be happy about. WhatsApp has now updated its app to support more than 100 members within a group. The app now allows for up to 256 members to be added to a WhatsApp group. And while casual users will be happy, there are others who would be happy with this news as well.
Seems like WhatsApp is giving its users (or group admins) more reasons to stick around on its platform. While this is not a big deal for many (apart from the fact that group conversations will now get more meaningless), there is this other group of people that are currently using WhatsApp as a platform to run their business.
Users and admins are selling everything from outfits to accessories and even using the same for advertising down to carpooling groups and more. WhatsApp groups have grown in number and an additional 156 group members seems to make the deal even sweeter for such group admins.
Longer tweets are coming soon to Twitter.
Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet things longer than the traditional 140-character limit, and the company is targeting a launch date toward the end of Q1, according to multiple sources familiar with the company’s plans. Twitter is currently considering a 10,000 character limit, according to these sources. That’s the same character limit the company uses for its Direct Messages product, so it isn’t a complete surprise.
There is no official launch date set in stone, these sources say. It’s also possible the character limit could fluctuate before it rolls out the final product, which people inside Twitter refer to as “Beyond 140.” Re/code first reported that Twitter was building a product like this back in September. A Twitter spokesperson declined to comment.