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#TechMix - Free group video calling (for COVID-19 season)

Quick comparison on some of the group calling services currently available for free:

Service/App                           || Can accommodate up to # of people* || Available for free || Hard time limit (group calling)
WhatsApp                               | 4 (soon upto 8 in next release)                | Yes                          | No
Google Duo                             | 12                                                                 | Yes                          | No
Skype                                       | 50                                                                | Yes                          | No
Facebook Messenger Room | 50                                                                | Yes (rolling out)     | No
Zoom                                        | 100                                                               | Yes                          |Yes, 40 mins only
Google Meet                            | 100                                                               | Yes (till Sep 30)      |Only 60 mins post Sep 30, 2020

*Max allowed participants during COVID-19 season. Subject to change.
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#StopRumors - Trusted source for info on Corona virus outbreak

Here are some recommended websites that has data from trusted sources and authorities!

These pages gives details on cause, prevention, best practices, resources, statistics, virtual map of affected places and affected counts and official recommendations,...

Google's: https://www.google.com/covid19/
Microsoft's Bing: https://bing.com/covid
Google's YouTube: Checkout for 'COVID-19' news shelf for authoritative content (moderated by AI)
Facebook's WhatsApp: https://www.whatsapp.com/coronavirus
WHO: Press release and more (Official)

BingCoronaMap

Below WhatsApp groups to stay up to date and for any automated assistance:
WHO: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=41798931892
Indian Ministry of Health: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=919013151515

Apps:
-  WHO MyHealth (set to launch)
- Aarogya Setu (India)

Will update more for info w.r.t. to different countries and regions when confirmed to be a true source.

Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter and YouTube announced that they would be joining forces against misinformation and fraud related to the Coronavirus outbreak!
KrishKT by KrishKT @
Microsoft introducing a very needful feature to suppress background noise on Teams call!

Due to this massive work from home situation (Corona outbreak), Microsoft Teams hit a very large number of active users every day!

Microsoft had given a demo on below shown feature which helps suppress background noise from calls automatically and just focus your mic (human) voice.

Checkout the demo here:


KrishKT by KrishKT @
WhatsApp testing a new feature to help prevent spreading of misinformation!

Gives users the ability to search a text message or a video message that they’ve received to help get more context and information related to the message.
This can be done by tapping a search icon that appears next to forwarded messages.

WArumorprevention

*Available in latest beta version and expected to be released soon for regular users considering Corona outbreak.
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How to block pop-up ads on Android mobile?

>>> Open Settings --> search for “Display over other apps” or “Appear on top” or “Display overlay”.
>>> Tap on that setting and will get a list of apps having this special permission which allows the apps to appear or display a pop-up window on top of other apps.
>>> Check the app list and disable the suspecting apps
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