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WhatsApp and Gmail had a big day today. Photo: Jay Wennington/Unsplash

WhatsApp and Gmail had a big day today. Photo: Jay Wennington/Unsplash

If you think everyone and their sister has a Gmail account or uses WhatsApp these days, you wouldn’t be too far off.

Both tech giants, one a messaging app, the other an email service, have hit some serious milestones today.

Surprise, surprise! Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Surprise, surprise! Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Four out of the five most popular gadgets on Facebook are Apple devices, according to the social network’s new Preferred Audience tool. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone tops the list with more than four times as much interest as fourth-placed Samsung Galaxy.

Now you can do more than just Like that funny video. Photo: Facebook

Now you can do more than just Like that funny video. Photo: Facebook

Facebook is planning to roll out its new “Reactions” icons in the next few weeks, making it possible for us all to react a bit more subtly and carefully to our friends and family on Facebook.

New features found in the latest WhatsApp beta. Screenshots: Javier Santos

New features found in the latest WhatsApp beta. Screenshots: Javier Santos

WhatsApp made millions of smartphone users happy with week when it announced it will be ditching its annual subscription fee, but its next move might not be so popular.

According to a hidden option found in the latest WhatsApp beta for Android, the service is planning to share user data with Facebook “to improve [your] Facebook experiences.”

Messenger gets a redesign — but will you notice? Photo: Facebook

Messenger gets a redesign — but will you notice? Photo: Facebook

Facebook has begun testing a redesigned Messenger app for Android that now boasts touches of Material Design, including a useful floating action button and a transparent status bar.

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