This week's digest walks you through all the important stuff that occurred in the Microsoft-verse in the past few days including Build 2022, updates to apps, and details about Windows 11 version 22H2.
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Windows 11 lets you place various stickers on the desktop for extra personalization and customization. For now, this feature is hidden and requires a registry tweak. Here is how to do that.
There is a clear lack of centralized oversight from Microsoft's Windows 11 development team in terms of design standardization and prioritization. And that is something that needs to be fixed ASAP.
In this week's recap of everything that happened in the Microsoft-verse in the past few days, we have news related to a lot of Windows 11 leaks, a bunch of Teams upgrades, and some security insights.
Meta has announced a bunch of changes for end-to-end encrypted communication on its Messenger platforms. Enhancements include notifications for screenshots of disappearing messages, GIFs, and more.
Instagram is testing a new way to share links in Stories through a sticker instead of a swipe-up design. The test is available to certain users as of this moment, with no word on its wider rollout.
Facebook is allowing content creators to monetise one-minute videos with minimally disruptive advertisements. It's also trialling sticker ads in Stories to help creators earn more money.
WhatsApp has announced that it is rolling out new chat backgrounds that can be set for individual chats, which can also be set to be theme-aware. There are new stickers and search options as well.
Social media application TikTok has added an interactive new form of stickers to its platform. The new 'Donation Stickers' can be used in videos made on the app and viewers can donate through them.
WhatsApp and the World Health Organization have teamed up to create the Together at Home sticker pack. The two hope to encourage people to stay home more often in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Google is currently rolling out a new feature for its Gboard users who have signed up to be beta testers. These beta users can choose from an array of alternate variations for normal emojis.
Google has added artificial intelligence-powered suggestions to its Gboard app, allowing users to quickly insert stickers, emoji, and GIFs into their messages more easily on the fly.
WhatsApp will soon allow you to send stickers to your friends. The new feature will be available in the coming weeks for both the iOS and Android versions of the messaging and VoIP service.
Instagram has received a new feature that lets users pick a soundtrack from a library of licensed music and add it to their image or video in Stories. It's now available on Android and iOS.
In the coming weeks, Twitter is adding a new feature that will allow users to spruce up their photos. '#Stickers' can be added to any photo, will act as visual hashtags and will be searchable.
Facebook has launched new stickers for users of the Facebook Messenger app which now features more gestures based on the "Like" sticker in addition to the emoji that was launched earlier.