Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats
It has already 'paused' the practice.
Telegram's silent messages keep your conversations low-key
There's also a slow mode for busy group chats.
Discord’s ‘Go Live’ lets gamers stream to up to 10 people
It’s like Twitch, but on a smaller scale.
Google Assistant can read out text replies on WhatsApp and Telegram
You won't have to reach for your phone to hear a response.
Standalone Cortana app available to Windows Insiders
The updated virtual assistant could arrive on Windows 10 in the first half of 2020.
WhatsApp comes to millions of basic cellphones running KaiOS
It's now available for devices around the world.
Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android
You might not have to wait for your carrier.
TikTok's owner launches chat app with a focus on communities
Flipchat blends messaging with forums, chat groups and social feeds.
France launches government chat app after fixing last-minute flaw
Tchap had a bug that would let anyone sign up.