Better watch out, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Hot messaging app MessageMe has just raised $10 million in its first round of funding.
The result is a combination of just about every kind of communication you could wish for in a single client: mobile text-message-like messaging, audio, and video. Which means that not only is Viber competing with mobile messaging platforms like the massive WhatsApp, it's also competing with existing VOIP giant Skype.
With 450 people at its U.S. headquarters, Japan's Gree is chasing after the giant mobile game.
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum doesn't like to quantify his popular startup with numbers, but he at least shone a little light on how massive the company has grown recently.
The popular mobile messaging company Kik isn't sweating Facebook Home.
You can write off the latest rumor about a potential suitor for the popular messaging app WhatsApp.
WhatsApp is fifth in the app store for monthly revenue. Fifth on Google Play for downloads, and seventh on Google Play for revenue. And it's the second-most-downloaded app on Google Play.
This past month, Google Maps lost its position as the most downloaded app on Apple's iOS store -- to another Google app, YouTube.
Wickr, a self-destructing messages app, released new features today in the hopes that people will start to use its privacy app instead of texts and less secure messaging channels.
Whatsapp calls acquisition rumors "not factually accurate."