Twitter direct messages, or DMs, are broken. But the soon-to-IPO network of the now just might fix that with a new dedicated messaging app, a la Facebook Messenger.
Chat Heads may be a big feature in Facebook Home, but that doesn’t mean Facebook can’t bring it to its other apps.
MessageMe has been busy since its launch a week and a half ago. The messaging application has been cut off from Facebook’s Open Graph, raised $1.9 million in seed funding, and attracted more than 1 million users
After launching voice calls for Canadian iPhone users earlier this month, Facebook today began rolling out the feature for those in the U.S.
Facebook is taking Messenger to a whole new level — first SMS, now voice mail and even voice calling.
With the latest update to its Messenger app, Facebook is taking aim at not only rival WhatsApp, but SMS as a whole.
Firefox users can now respond in record time to pressing pings from Facebook friends thanks to a collaboration between Mozilla and the social network.
Facebook yesterday updated its standalone Messenger app on iOS to fully support the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, while also adding some useful features for chat addicts.
Facebook’s Messenger application may be adding video chat features, according to a rumor on Italian technology blog iPhoneItalia.
Skype on Sunday said it will acquire group messaging startup GroupMe, a move that will help the company expand its offerings in group-based communications. Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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