Tech Bytes: Bumble for friends

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A major update to Instagram reels. Users can now downland reels posted by others to their own camera roll you just hit the “share” icon on a reel, and select download.

An update to the Apple podcast app has made it easier to find content. Nine new subcategories are featured, including mental health, relationships, and parenting. Each comes with a chart showing top shows in your market. The main and subcategories also come with new artwork.

Dating app Bumble is reportedly testing a separate new app, strictly focused on platonic relationships. Bumble for friends, or BFF, is designed to help people make new friends in a community that promotes kindness and safety. It’s expected to be released in the U.S. sometime this year.