You've got an hour to unsend messages on WhatsApp
It still falls way behind Telegram's similar feature, though.
Signal test uses DRM to keep your contacts private
It's trialling Intel's SGX tech to keep your info completely hidden on its servers.
Facebook starts testing ads in Messenger
Users in Australia and Thailand will see them in the coming weeks.
Egypt has blocked encrypted messaging app Signal
The app's developer is working on a way to circumvent the ban.
China's WeChat messenger tests its own version of instant apps
It's pretty similar to Google's (still unreleased) Instant Apps feature.
Talkshow is a messaging app that wants you to text in public
It's like podcasting in text form.
Nicki Minaj and Will.i.am backed the 'perfect' bullying app
In the wrong hands, Blindspot could be a dangerous tool.
Telegram blocked 78 ISIS messaging channels this week
"We were disturbed to learn that Telegram's public channels were being used by ISIS to spread their propaganda," Telegram says.
Beyond Facebook: What you need to know about texting apps
If you live in the United States, you might've been surprised when Facebook purchased WhatsApp for...