Google is introducing a new type of Knowledge Panel exclusively for publishers. The new Knowledge Panel fills the entire above-the-fold section of search results with information to help searchers learn more about a publication. More here..

Twitters expansion to 280 characters is rolling out publicly to all users. Longer tweets will now be the standard in every language in which Twitter is available except Mandarin, Japanese, and Korean, where the 140-character limit will still apply. More here..
Global digital payments major PayPal announced its India operations, after offering cross-border payments in the country for close to a decade. Merchants offering PayPal will be able to process both local and global payments through PayPal, getting access to PayPal’s 218 million customers around the world and in India through a single integration. More here..
Whatsapp ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature allows deletion of messages sent by users having the latest app update. However, this can only be deleted up to seven minutes after sending the message. More here..