After successfully bringing games to its mobile messaging apps, Tango is embracing another type of media: music.
Guest Post While mobile messaging apps have skyrocketed over the past few years, we’re still waiting to see a dominant leader emerge in the space, as Facebook did with social networking.
After a failed launch attempt a few weeks ago, BlackBerry has finally brought its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service to competing platforms.
The network is on a tear, proving that mobile games can be blockbusters.
What started out as a simple cross-platform video chat application has grown into a messaging giant with more than 120 million users. So where does it go from here?
CoTap has tapped into $5.5 million to speed up development of its mobile messaging app for the enterprise. The company was founded by former Yammer executives Jim Patterson and Zack Parker.
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.
Only a few weeks after hitting 50 million users, the popular mobile messaging service Kik has received a new chunk of funding to fuel its impressive growth.
The popular mobile messaging company Kik isn’t sweating Facebook Home.
You built the app. Everyone came, and you were over the moon. But now, months later, no-one is opening your app, and you’re pulling out your hair.
Plenty of apps let you share items with friends via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail, but it’s still difficult to instantly share content within apps — for example, a cool new restaurant on Yelp’s app — across mobile devices.
One of the leaders in a brat-pack of group messaging startups, New York-based GroupMe, has just launched its first attempt to monetize its service. It is adding “Featured Groups” to the service to draw in advertising dollars.
BlockChalk, a mobile application that lets people leave messages for other community members, today announced it has secured a $1 million round of funding, the company’s first. The funding will be used to expand the company’s team as it looks for iPhone developers and server-side engineers.