Facebook Messenger reaches 500 million users Facebook is announcing that its dedicated messaging app, Facebook Messenger, has now reached over 500 million users, a significant leap from the 200 million users in April. Launched in 2011, Facebook Messenger became an...
Nov 11 2014, 2:43am CST
The Next Big Thing In Messaging Could Be Layer In the next few years, consumers won’t just send messages through traditional SMS or messaging services like WhatsApp, they’ll text and call through their mobile games and dating apps. That’s the vision of Layer, anyway...
May 9 2014, 6:25am CDT
How Publishers Can Push For Reader Attention I am obsessed with the disruption of media delivery. When Hitched was first conceived we were going to produce a print and online product—this was in the early 2000s when print was already beginning its downward slide—I...
Feb 11 2014, 6:43am CST
Cell Phone Plans by Sprint to Shake Things Up Like T-Mobile’s UnCarrier cell phone plans, Sprint is all set to shake things up via its Framily cell phone plan. The more friends and family enter your circle of influence, the lower the charges in the Framily Plan.
Jan 20 2014, 3:10am CST
Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies? The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicating more than ever, so these messages are going somewhere. For the handful of companies that...
Jan 14 2014, 7:36pm CST
US Carriers to Put an End to Cramming Charges Top three US mobile carriers, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, have decided to combine forces and put an end to cramming charges. All spam that costs customers will be eliminated in an effort to clean up the text messaging environment.
Nov 22 2013, 6:09am CST
3 Best Messenger Apps for iPhone This is a smart era and almost all smart people uses smart phones. People nowadays use messengers to get connected to their friends and family, even without the use of the stock 'messaging' application.
Oct 23 2013, 5:52am CDT
Facebook to Test New Chat Rooms The giant social network, Facebook is looking to test its new chat room feature in the near future called 'Host Chat'. These facilities provided in it are a reminder of the 90s.
Jun 28 2013, 8:04am CDT
AT&T Opening up Mobile Video Chat Apps for all Customers AT&T has relaxed its grip and the freedom feels good. It has opened up its mobile video chat apps for the sake of customers. This will allow a degree of mobility and access that had previously been pretty much restricted.
May 21 2013, 8:35am CDT
Facebook Designed Scientific Emotional Emoticons Facebook with the help of Pixar wants to try out a whole new series of emoticons. They will capture the gamut of human emotions from sympathy to contrition. This could prove to be a fresh chapter in the display of emotions via emoticons online and they can range from the mundane to the intricate.
May 14 2013, 6:14am CDT
SMS now outpaced by chat apps Step back! The chat apps are taking over! According to a study, popular chat apps like WhatsApp and Viber are beginning to overtake SMS by the billions.
Apr 30 2013, 12:44am CDT
Google Wave Shifts the Chatting Paradigm. Chatting has pretty much stayed the same since the invention of AIM. Sure, a bunch of other chat clients have entered the fray. Yahoo, Google Chat, Trillian, and dozens of other programs exist, but they all do pretty...
May 28 2009, 1:55pm CDT
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