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[Herald Interview] Beyond mobile messenger, Line seeks rebirth as Asia’s prime consumer platform: CTO
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:25

Six years ago, Line Corp. successfully edged out western rivals like Facebook and WeChat to rise as the dominant mobile 코리아헤럴드

The coded messenger
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 22:43

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Facebook tests Bonfire group video chat as app and in Messenger
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:39

 Facebook has been quietly testing a new standalone group video chat app, called Bonfire, which allows up to eight friends to engage in conversat...

Facebook has pulled Instant Articles off Messenger
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:46

 While Facebook prepares to offer readers a way to subscribe and pay for news directly from inside its app, the social network continues to ti...

Wit.ai is shutting down Bot Engine as Facebook rolls NLP into its updated Messenger Platform
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 10:41

 Wit.ai announced this morning in a blog post that it would be sunsetting its Bot Engine. The Facebook-owned company builds developer tools for n...

Facebook Messenger globally tests injecting display ads into inbox
  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:45

 Messaging is the center of mobile, and Facebook wants ads in front of all those eyes. After seeing “promising results from Australia and T...

Facebook’s Messenger ads are bad and must be destroyed
  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 06:39

 When Facebook removed messages from the main app, I swore I would never download Messenger. That’s been a pretty easy promise to keep, esp...

Shooting the messenger
  • Tue, 04 Jul 2017 18:09

As more reporters are killed in broad daylight, activists insist the state must do more to protect them. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Facebook brings new masks, filters and reactions to Messenger video chat
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:42

 Facebook is bringing a ton of new filters, masks and video reactions to video chats in Messenger, aiming to deliver a more fun experience to you...

Facebook improves its AI Messenger assistant ‘M’ with new wits
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:44

 Facebook M, the company’s AI-powered assistant that lives inside Messenger, was launched widely back in April, giving suggestions to users...

Spotify now lets you build playlists with friends inside Messenger
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:47

 Earlier this year, Spotify introduced a new Messenger bot that let users share song clips with friends. Today, the company is expanding on that ...

Facebook Messenger rolls out Instant Games worldwide
  • Wed, 03 May 2017 00:16

 Facebook is sidestepping the app stores by now allowing everyone to play no-download HTML5 “Instant Games” inside of Facebook Messen...

Sky adds messenger to My Sky app
  • Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:12

A new messaging facility is included in the latest update to Sky’s customer service app, My Sky. Trailed by CEO Jeremy Darroch at the platform’s r...

Pope Francis to visit Egypt as 'messenger of peace'
  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:11

The visit of Francis comes three weeks after deadly bomb attacks on two Coptic Christian churches. BBC News - Africa

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in 132 more countries
  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:13

 Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn’t prioritized. Facebook Lite recently hit 2...

Facebook Messenger now supports group payments
  • Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:12

 Facebook introduced person-to-person payments within Messenger in early 2015, but today the company announced the feature is expanding to suppo...

Malala Yousafzai made youngest UN Messenger of Peace
  • Wed, 12 Apr 2017 02:45

The 19-year-old will take the role with a special focus on girls' education. BBC News - Asia

Malala to become youngest-ever U.N. Messenger of Peace
  • Sun, 09 Apr 2017 15:18

The United Nations announced Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai was selected to be the U.N.'s Messenger of Peace. World News - UPI.com

Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji
  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:12

 Group chat will get a bit less chaotic with the global rollout of two Facebook Messenger features it was previously testing in Vietnam. Users ca...

Facebook Messenger gets Reactions and Mentions so it's more like Facebook - CNET
  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:43

You can now add reaction emoji to individual messages and @ mentions in group chats. CNET News

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