Gaming chat app Discord adds a paid tier with cosmetic upgrades
The Slack-like service will stay free, so its Nitro premium subscription is mostly thanking with your wallet.
Snapchat fights clickbait in Discover stories
It's also rolling out its promised redesign to everyone.
YouTube 'Super Chat' comments are a new way to support livestreams
Pin your comments to the top of a livestream chat, for a price.
Encrypted chat app Signal sidesteps censorship in Cuba and Oman
For Cuba, at least, the timing couldn't be better.
Facebook Messenger gets a new camera with special effects
You can also decorate your text.
Facebook Messenger test hints at a bigger role for AI
M suggestions can offer chat responses right when you need them.
Imgur adds chat so you never have to leave the meme factory
Plus a few more user-friendly enhancements to its mobile apps.
Microsoft's second try at social chat bots arrives in Kik
It should be less racist this time around.
Telegram launches a blogging platform for the impatient
How quickly you can publish with Telegraph has a hidden price, though.