Social Technology

Telegram Desktop App Found to Be Leaking IP Addresses When Initiating Calls, Company Fixes Bug

Instant messaging app Telegram, known for its end-to-end encryption features, was found to contain a bug that would leak users’ IP addresses. A security researcher discovered that the Telegram desktop app was leaking public and private IP addresses of users during voice calls. Additionally, users did not have an option to turn off the feature that […]

Social Technology

Instagram Adds GIFs to Direct Messages; Spotted Testing Feed Reposts, Secret Hashtags, and Geofencing

Facebook-owned image and video sharing platform Instagram on Thursday announced the extension of GIF support into the Direct Messages (DM) section of the app. A collaboration with Giphy previously enabled the support of GIF-based messages in Instagram Stories, and now users can utilise them in Direct Messages on the Instagram app available on Android and iOS. Additionally, Instagram has […]