Tag: messaging

LINE gives out 10,000 BOT API trial accounts 

BOTs are poised to take over the world. Okay, not really the world, but apparently, our messaging services. We’ve seen several apps introduce or...

Kik opens up bots to developers, gets more for users

The time is ripe for bots to make their move on the market, and messaging apps are taking advantage of this interest in artificial...

Scorecard shows most popular messaging apps aren’t that secure

With data security and encryption being huge buzzwords in the digital world right now, most people would like to know which of the apps...

Encrypted messaging service Peerio now has Android app

“Encryption” has been a huge buzzword this year, after the open letter by Tim Cook and Apple’s subsequent battle against the FBI, not to...

Cortana on Windows 10 PC allows sending messages on Android phone

Android has always been complicated when it came to processes between your PC – normally running on Windows – and your smartphone which ran...

Viber Wink sends ephemeral messages in stand-alone (sort of) app

Viber has made a name for itself as the messaging app of choice for a lot of friends and even businesses as it has...

Yahoo Messenger trying to make a comeback with big update

Taking their cue from Adele and her song of the moment, Yahoo Messenger is telling people they’re still alive and kicking and with a...

WhatsApp reportedly blocking links to competing Telegram messaging app

When you’re obviously blocking a specific app from fully functioning on your own app, and said app is a direct competitor, you may very...

Ruffle lets you send “anonymous” pictures to random people on your device

So you think you’ve already outgrown ephemeral messaging apps like Snapchat and you’ve gotten bored with Chatroulette. You’re on the lookout for the next...

Skype group chat makes people more connected than ever

Skype is here to stay. A number of instant messaging clients for both mobile and desktop have already come and gone but Skype remains...

FreedomPop now offers free calls and text for UK residents

Free stuff is almost always met with either pure joy or suspicion. So when FreedomPop announced they were offering free calls and messages (with...

Telegram messaging app now has Channels for public broadcasts

Some messages are meant for just one person, some are for your closest group of friends, and then there are some that are meant...