Google Tests 'Smart Reply,' Sends Contextual Replies to All Your Favorite Chat Apps

Replying to common messages received via your Android device will soon be a lot easier. Google is developing an app that will give you a selection of preformatted responses allowing you to reply with just one click of a button.

The new project is aptly named "Reply," which can be viewed as the mobile version of Google's Smart Reply feature that is available in Gmail and Allo.

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Snapchat Gets the Upper Hand Over Facebook

Facebook, the long-reigning king of social media, could be facing some serious challenges to its dominance up ahead. Apparently, the popular platform is no longer as popular these days; it is actually losing users to its rival Snapchat.

Aside from increasing its user base, Snapchat surprised Wall Street estimates by churning out better than expected fourth quarter financial performance for 2017.

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After 12 Years of Losses, Twitter Finally Turns a Profit

Even seasoned Wall Street analysts were a bit surprised by Twitter's latest financial report for the fourth quarter of 2017. No, the surprise was not really in the amount of profit it made for that quarter but on the fact that the company made a profit at all—a first in its 12-year existence.

In an announcement, the San Francisco-based social media company revealed that it earned a profit of $91 million for the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Snapchat's Q4 Shows Better Than Expected Revenue and User Growth

In a surprising, but welcome, development, Snapchat finally pulled out of its slump to post a boost in revenue and new user growth. The increase beat investor expectations and invigorated the company, with stocks going up by as much as 25 percent.

Snap's mother company, Snap Inc., reported on Tuesday a revenue of $285.7 million for Q4.

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Facebook is Now Testing a Reddit-Like 'Downvote' Feature

Facebook has plans to broaden your options on how to react to posts on its platform. Adding to its popular "Like" button, it is now experimenting with another button that allows you to express your displeasure of a post.

Facebook is finally giving in to users' long-running request for a way to show their disapproval of a post.

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