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01.25.16
Snapchat leak hints at a bid to fight Facebook Messenger
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Snapchat leak hints at a bid to fight Facebook Messenger

A redesigned chat interface would bring full-on video calls and more.

By J. Fingas,   01.25.16
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01.14.16
Skype makes it easy to start work calls in Slack
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Skype makes it easy to start work calls in Slack

Start voice and video calls inside the popular office chat room app.

By B. Steele,   01.14.16
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01.09.16
Facebook is reportedly making a Messenger app for Mac
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Facebook is reportedly making a Messenger app for Mac

Desktop instant messaging apps could be back in vogue.

By J. Fingas,   01.09.16
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12.23.15
Apple wins lawsuit claiming messages to Android were blocked
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Apple wins lawsuit claiming messages to Android were blocked

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Apple intercepted iMessages headed to people who switched to Android.

By J. Fingas,   12.23.15
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12.22.15
Google is reportedly making an AI-powered chat assistant
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Google is reportedly making an AI-powered chat assistant

The search giant could soon have an answer to Facebook's 'M.'

By J. Fingas,   12.22.15
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11.30.15
WhatsApp reportedly blocks links to its chat rival Telegram
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WhatsApp reportedly blocks links to its chat rival Telegram

Try to share a link to Telegram in WhatsApp and you may find it blocked.

By J. Fingas,   11.30.15
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11.23.15
Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'
11.23.15

Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'

Bangladesh may be trying to silence unrest over planned executions by banning social networks.

By J. Fingas,   11.23.15
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11.16.15
Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year is... an emoji
11.16.15

Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year is... an emoji

Oxford Dictionaries thinks the 'tears of joy' icon says more about 2015 than a bunch of letters.

By J. Fingas,   11.16.15
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