Here are the big feature updates you shouldn't miss today.
- Bulk delete feature for Gmail mobile app
- Copying charts in Google Sheets made easier for iOS users
- Microsoft's Copilot now available to all users
- Telegram's recent features update to enhance user experience
- Automated content moderation process for Bluesky
Google Rolls out Bulk Delete Feature for Gmail Mobile App
Google has introduced a game-changing bulk select feature to the Gmail mobile app, that will let efficiently manage your emails with just one tap.
The long-awaited update will allow you to easily select a batch of messages within the email thread list with just one tap and perform actions such as deleting multiple messages or marking them as 'read.' Users can now enjoy a more convenient and time-saving approach to handling their emails with this addition to the Gmail mobile app.
The bulk select feature is available on Android devices and is gradually rolling out to Scheduled Release and Rapid Release domains on iOS devices. It is accessible to all Google Workspace customers and users with personal Google Accounts.
Copying Charts in Google Sheets Made Easier for iOS Users
Google is making chart management more convenient for users of its Sheets app on iOS devices. The latest update allows users on iPad, iPhone, and MacBook to copy charts from the Google Sheets app and paste them externally as images or within the same spreadsheet as a duplicate chart.
In addition to copying charts, users can now modify text formatting using the contextual toolbar in Sheets when a keyboard is attached to iOS tablets. This feature enhances the overall user experience, providing greater flexibility in managing and presenting data within the Google Sheets app.
This update is also available to all Google Workspace customers and users with personal Google Accounts. and aims to improve the productivity and functionality of the Google Sheets app for iOS users.
Microsoft's Copilot is Now Generally Available
Microsoft has officially announced the general availability of its AI-powered productivity assistant, Microsoft Copilot.
Formerly known as Bing Chat and Bing Chat Enterprise, Copilot graduated from its preview phase on November 1st, 2023, and is now ready for widespread adoption.
Copilot provides users with access to powerful AI models, including GPT-4, allowing them to automate repetitive tasks like scheduling meetings, summarizing emails, and composing basic documents. It also offers up-to-date information with cited sources.
It is currently available to all Microsoft 365 commercial users and works seamlessly across Microsoft 365 apps like Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams, providing a consistent and unified experience.
Telegram Releases Features Update to Enhance User Experience
Encrypted messaging platform Telegram, is rolling out new features to enhance the user experience of its 800 million monthly active users.
Users now experience simplified channel discovery with a list of similar public channels upon joining. Amplifying story reach, adding extra content like text, audio, or video comments, and new customization options for Premium users are notable highlights. The voice-to-text feature is now available to all users, converting up to 2 messages per week.
Channels with story-posting capabilities gain access to detailed statistics and a revamped interface for managing reactions, offering a more engaging user experience.
Bluesky Implements Advanced Automation for Content Moderation
Aiming to build a decentralized social network to take on Twitter/X, Jack Dorsey-backed social media network platform Bluesky is addressing its content moderation concerns by deploying more advanced automated tools.
These tools are designed to flag content violating Community Guidelines for review by Bluesky's moderation team. The company acknowledges the need for iteration in ensuring effective content review without users viewing offensive material.
Bluesky which boasts about 2 million users also introduces features like user lists, moderation lists, and the ability to control who can respond to posts. Despite these updates, users are still advocating for private accounts and enhanced safety measures.
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