Facebook Messenger plugin enables cross-platform customer service
Businesses can install the plugin to carry chats over to their own sites.
Signal's secure messaging is now available in a desktop app
Talk to your friends in privacy without relying on a web browser.
Skype's chat-focused desktop redesign is available to everyone
A chat media gallery, reactions, mentions and add-ins are here.
Facebook opens its Workplace Chat desktop app to everyone
With video chat support coming in a few weeks.
Slack screen sharing will let your coworkers control your computer
It's not scary; it's useful.
Chat app Discord opens official game channels
Think of Verified Servers like a real-time official message board.
Google's Duo voice chat app is about to become Android's FaceTime
The standalone app will be integrated on Pixel, Nexus and Android One to start.
Privacy-focused Telegram can share your location in real time
It's a bit contradictory, but it's still helpful.
Microsoft's Cortana finds answers inside your Skype chats
The AI assistant can suggest replies and answer questions.