Detainee wins major literary prize for book written through WhatsApp
Behrouz Boochani got around detention restrictions to spread his message.
WhatsApp limits forwarding worldwide to fight hoaxes and rumors
It's hoping a strategy from India will work in other countries.
Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging
It's available on a wider range of phones than you see at larger carriers.
FBI investigates fake texts sent to House Republicans
The faker posed as VP Pence's press secretary.
China's WeChat is mimicking Snapchat Stories, too
Snapchat just lost more of its identity.
Facebook Messenger's camera fakes portrait mode photos
It also captures Boomerang loops and includes new AR stickers.
FCC will allow carriers to block spam text messages
There are concerns the ruling will enable censorship, however.
Google's chat plans: Kill Allo, upgrade Duo and invest in Messages
What about Hangouts? More like ...what about Hangouts?
Google may shut down its Allo messaging app 'soon'
Changing priorities and a lack of demand might do it in.