Google officially kills Gchat in favor of Hangouts
Google Talk has been fully retired. Sorry, holdouts.
Facebook can keep your trash talk private during live events
It should come in handy whenever Facebook streams some sports.
Android O has emoji you'll actually recognize
The days of strange blobs are almost over.
Google' Allo chat app crafts custom emoji using your selfies
The company takes on Bitmoji with the help of AI.
Google is still adding basic chat features to Allo
We're talking encrypted group conversations and link previews. Seriously.
Facebook tries adding reactions to Messenger chats
It's similar to what you see in iMessage or Slack.
Google is making Allo chats a lot more animated
New update brings easier GIF search, Assistant access and moving emojis.
Twitch goes after Steam with direct game sales
Five percent of sales will go to the streamers and buyers get "Twitch Crate" perks.
Google Allo's desktop client is in the works
The smart messaging app with AI built-in is coming to the web.