Verizon will deliver RCS chat to the Pixel 3 on December 6th
It supports messaging for large groups, typing indicators, read receipts and more.
Rumor claims Google Hangouts will shut down in 2020 (updated)
Reset the clock.
Facebook starts rolling out Messenger's 'unsend' feature
There are more advanced message control features on the way, too.
WhatsApp fixes video call exploit that allowed account hijacks
If you answered a call, you were open to attack.
Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren't using it
It's part of a larger back-to-basics move.
Skype launches end-to-end encryption for calls and texts
It's not the default, but it promises greater security for everyone.
Facebook's Messenger Kids app lets children start friend requests
Parents still have to approve any additions.
Discord will start selling games in a 'curated' store
You'll also receive 'free' games with a Nitro subscription.
Facebook adds augmented reality games to Messenger video chats
If just seeing a friendly face isn't enough,