Discord makes it easier to jump into your friends' games
The chat app is becoming a bit more like Xbox Live.
Chat app Discord opens official game channels
Think of Verified Servers like a real-time official message board.
Facebook's Workplace chat app brings screen sharing to the desktop
Hopefully this means desktop Messenger is coming soon.
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.
A billion people use WhatsApp daily
76 percent of its monthly users check the app every day.
Google's latest addition to Allo is custom GIFs of your face
No desktop client yet, but hey, more GIFs are always welcome, right?
Google is still adding basic chat features to Allo
We're talking encrypted group conversations and link previews. Seriously.
Telegram launches a blogging platform for the impatient
How quickly you can publish with Telegraph has a hidden price, though.
WhatsApp can quote messages you want to respond to
It might or might not be available to you.