Digital Fortress, a US-based software developer with Russian roots, has rolled out its inaugural mobile app, an English-language instant messenger named Telegram. The app is now available on iTunes.
The popular mobile messaging company Kik isn’t sweating Facebook Home.
How do you stand out from the plethora messaging apps out there? For Chorus.im, it’s by aiming for something more than just a messaging app.
If the message of the massive Airtime launch yesterday was that meeting new people is the new new thing, Imo.im has a comeback: Chatroulette’s 15 minutes of fame are over for a reason, and it wasn’t just the johnson problem.
It’s been more than 10 years since I’ve used AOL Instant Messenger as my go-to chat client, but the new AIM may just be good enough to change that.
Research in Motion is planning to bring its popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app to Android and Apple’s iOS, according to the mobile site Boy Genius Report.
Facebook can’t remind us enough that its new messaging service, announced today, isn’t an email killer. Instead, it’s an all-encompassing messaging system that works across Facebook chat, email, and text messages.
Facebook and Skype are teaming up for extensive integration of the social network in the next version of Skype’s software, sources tell AllThingsDigital.
eM Client is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Digsby, which ties your social networking, instant messaging and e-mail accounts into one interface, just passed 1 million users and started an affiliate program yesterday that pays fans $1 for every new user they sign up. Digsby says its average revenue per user exceeds the cost of finding new ones through the program, so the program generates cash flow. Users sign up on Digsby’s site and then use banners, links and buttons to promote the service.
Earlier today, we wrote about the IM players, and noted that start-ups such as Meebo and eBuddy will have to work hard to to keep from getting swallowed by the big guys.