Yes, Social Media is no longer tax free service in Uganda. With effect from 1st July 2018, Uganda Citizens (“Ugandans”) have to pay tax for using social media services like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Skype et cetera. This tax was imposed to regulate the social media use of Ugandans as excessive social media use was costing… Continue reading Cheers! Tax On Social Media In Uganda Is In Effect Now!
Title of this post is neither incorrect nor misleading. Read this post & by the end, you will know! WhatsApp was in good hands before it was acquired by Facebook in 2014. Now both Facebook & WhatsApp (Instagram too!) are controlled by Mark Zuckerberg who is known for threat to your privacy. Today, we got… Continue reading This Messaging App is Much Better Than WhatsApp!
Today lots of people are wasting their precious time on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Viber & WhatsApp with useless chats & online gossip, spreading fake news & infinite scrolling their feed again & again. In order to put a check on this malpractice, country Uganda is planning a never heard & seen solution… Continue reading This Country Is Planning To Tax Its Social Media Users!
A big YES! It’s not only alcohol & drugs but internet as well which is “very-very” addictive! Well, internet is very useful & lots of people are learning new things & skills from it thriving in their career & life while others are using it just as a tool of fun! Don’t know in which… Continue reading Is Internet Addictive?
Yes, you read it right! Now, 1 in 4 children (who are Just 6 years old or younger!) have their own mobile. Most surprising finding is that about 50% of such children spend about 3 hours per day glued to their Smartphone! While 11 is the age which is considered suitable to “deserve” an Smartphone… Continue reading 25% of Children Under Six Have Their Own Smartphone & Here Is More Shocking Fact!
Chances are you have have heard the above saying but (may be!) don’t understand it properly! Well, you use Facebook, Google, Instagram, WhatsApp, Gmail, YouTube, countless free apps & websites & now you are reading Minute Crunch for free! Do you ever think why such services are free? Well, all of us use your browsing… Continue reading If A Product Or Service Is Free, ‘You & Your Privacy’ Are The Product!
Don’t get boggled! You read it right! One App called “ChatWatch” claims that it can monitor your WhatsApp contacts’ online/ offline activity even when their “Last Seen” status is hidden! The App can tell you when your friends went to bed, how long they slept & when they woke up! You can also find out… Continue reading This App Let You Get Private (& Secret) Information Of Your WhatsApp Friends!
Well, if you listen to the WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, the answer is “yes”. On 21st March 2018, Brian Acton tweeted “It is time. #deletefacebook“. Well, at Minute Crunch, we have been constantly writing about how social media is destructing your life. It’s true that Facebook adds negativity & stress to your life (& it’s… Continue reading Is it time to delete Facebook?
You may wonder but “Yes” is the answer. Study has found that the more you use Social Media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, the more are chances of you being unhappy & negative (Cut your time on Facebook especially as it’s the biggest culprit!). Want to know further, the use of social media add stress,… Continue reading Is Social Media making you Unhappy?
Well, not to our surprise, it’s WhatsApp! WhatsApp is leading the market with a whopping 55% share. Facebook messenger comes second with a market share of 34%. Viber is at No. 3 with 6% market share and LINE grabbed fourth position. If seen country wise, WhatsApp is No. 1 in 104 countries (down from 107… Continue reading WhatsApp or Facebook – which is No. 1?
Well, it’s China. Due to extreme internet censorship in China (dubbed as “The Great Firewall of China”), more than 6 million websites & apps are blocked there. Most important blocks include some of your (& ours too!) favourite Social Media; sharing & messaging services like WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, BlogSpot, Tumblr, XING, Vimeo, Dropbox… Continue reading Country where WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube (& lots more) are banned!
Chances are you are in the group of 150 crore people who use WhatsApp daily! But very few people know that WhatsApp founders ‘Jan Koum’ and ‘Brian Acton’ were rejected for jobs at Facebook. Brian was rejected at Twitter too. After failure to get a job at Facebook and Twitter, the duo friends decided to build an app free of advertisement with focus on its core functionality -‘messaging’ and that is how the duo came up with WhatsApp – the most simple, secure, and fast messaging app in the world!