• News tagged "instant messaging"

Sunday, 8 Jan 2017

63 billion WhatsApp messages were sent on New Year's Eve

63 billion WhatsApp messages were sent on New Year's Eve

WhatsApp set a new record on New Year's Eve when people sent 63 billion messages.

Monday, 12 Dec 2016

LINE’s B612 selfie app uses selfies to create multi-panel video comics

LINE’s B612 selfie app uses selfies to create multi-panel video comics

The new Play feature in B612 allows users to use one-second selfies alongside its chat history to create multi-panel video comics.

Saturday, 25 Jun 2016

WhatsApp users make more than 100 million calls every day

WhatsApp users make more than 100 million calls every day

That's a whopping 1,100 calls per second through WhatsApp!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

WhatsApp launches desktop apps for Mac and Windows

WhatsApp launches desktop apps for Mac and Windows

WhatsApp just announced that it has desktop apps for Mac and Windows. Hit the link to find out more.

Thursday, 25 Feb 2016

Telegram now has 100 million active users with 350,000 new sign ups every day

Telegram now has 100 million active users with 350,000 new sign ups every day

Instant messaging service Telegram announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 that it has more than 100 million monthly active users with 350,000 new sign-ups every day.

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!

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