• News tagged "instant messaging"

Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016

WhatsApp is now used by a billion people

WhatsApp is now used by a billion people

WhatsApp Inc. has just announced that a billion people are now exchanging pictures, texts and video via their WhatApp app.

Monday, 25 Jan 2016

Skype’s new IP address hiding makes it safer for gamers

Skype’s new IP address hiding makes it safer for gamers

This update to Skype will hide your IP address by default, and it protects professional gamers and streamers from DDOS attacks.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016

WhatsApp drops US$0.99 annual fee

WhatsApp drops US$0.99 annual fee

WhatsApp announced yesterday that it will no longer be charging annual subscription fees. It also reiterates that there will be no third-party ads, and will test tools to allow users to connect with businesses and organizations that they want to hear from.

Saturday, 9 Jan 2016

Facebook Messenger now has 800 million monthly active users

Facebook Messenger now has 800 million monthly active users

David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products announced via a blog post that Facebook Messenger now boasts 800 million monthly active users. Despite the explosive growth, Marcus believes it is still the early days of Messenger and shares five themes for this year. Read on to find out more!

Thursday, 24 Dec 2015

Google's upcoming messaging app can help you find answers to your questions

Google's upcoming messaging app can help you find answers to your questions

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working on a new and smarter messaging app which allows you to chat with friends or ask a Google bot to search for answers to your questions. Read on to find out more!

WhatsApp could roll out video call feature for iOS users soon

WhatsApp could roll out video call feature for iOS users soon

German site Macerkopf.de claims that WhatsApp will be introducing the video call feature soon and it should initially be available for iOS.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015

WhatsApp users can backup chat history to Google Drive in the next few months

WhatsApp users can backup chat history to Google Drive in the next few months

Google recently announced that users of WhatsApp for Android can backup the chat history, voice messages, photos and videos in Google Drive. The backup feature will be rolled out over the next few months.

Friday, 2 Oct 2015

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) now available on the Apple Watch

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) now available on the Apple Watch

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is one of the 10,000 apps now supported on the Apple Watch. Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015

The latest version of Firefox has built-in instant messaging

The latest version of Firefox has built-in instant messaging

Built-in instant messaging in a browser? Firefox has that now.

Friday, 4 Sep 2015

WhatsApp now has 900 million monthly users, up from 800 million in April

WhatsApp now has 900 million monthly users, up from 800 million in April

WhatsApp now boasts over 900 million monthly active users, which is an increase of 100 million monthly active users in April.

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