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Facebook Messenger testing Snapchat-style 'streaks' feature - CNET
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 04:20

Another day, another Facebook ripoff of a Snapchat feature. CNET News

Sellers can now invoice buyers through PayPal’s new chat extension for Messenger
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:54

 PayPal and Facebook are expanding their integrations today with the launch of an extension for Messenger that allows PayPal sellers to invoice b...

Facebook Stories replaces Messenger Day with synced cross-posting
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:07

 Facebook is cleaning up the redundancy in its Snapchat Stories clones. Today Facebook is killing off the Messenger Day brand and merging the ch...

WhatsApp messenger service suffers major outage
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:31

WhatsApp was hit by a major outage on Friday morning, preventing people around the globe from using the world's most popular messaging app. Euro...

Facebook Messenger lets games monetize with purchases and ads
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:42

 Facebook is finally giving developers a reason to build games for Messenger while also opening a new revenue stream for the chat app. After laun...

Once Its AIM Was True, But Soon AOL's Instant Messenger Will Be No More
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 02:48

AOL Instant Messenger, with 100 million users at its peak in 2001, was overtaken by mobile text messaging and social media platforms such as Twitter. ...

AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 20:39

 The pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug. On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will shut down after running since 1...

Crunch Report | AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 14:38

AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down, some iPhone 8s are having battery problems and a smart bandage that releases meds on demand. All this on Crunc...

kthxbai: AOL Instant Messenger is being turned off on December 15th
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 06:42

Enlarge If you still have an AOL Instant Messenger account, now might be a good time to start saying your goodbyes. In ten weeks—the morning of ...

Facebook brings data plan-saving Messenger Lite to U.S. Androids
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:43

 Facebook’s data-conserving version of Messenger is no longer just for developing nations with slow networks. Now the Messenger Lite Androi...

Delta to offer free in-flight use of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and iMessage
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:37

 Starting October 1, passengers on most Delta will have free access to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and iMessage. To access the feature, a passen...

Iran opens criminal case against Telegram messenger CEO Durov
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 07:23

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov is facing criminal charges in Iran due to the encrypted messaging application’s popularity with terrorists, child pornograp...

[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

It's in your make-up.Nature 549 424 doi: 10.1038/549424a Nature News & Comment

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

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