Skype adds Snapchat-like AI photo effects to its mobile app
Stickers and filters are table stakes for a modern social app, apparently.
Afghanistan won’t ban WhatsApp or Telegram after all
The government was accused of stifling freedom of expression with the ban.
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.
Privacy-focused Telegram can share your location in real time
It's a bit contradictory, but it's still helpful.
Snapchat just made tagging places a lot more useful
Context Cards link geo-filters to restaurant reviews and ride-sharing apps.
Microsoft's Cortana finds answers inside your Skype chats
The AI assistant can suggest replies and answer questions.
Allo web chat now works in browsers other than Chrome
Firefox, Opera and your iPhone are fair game.
YouTube's iOS app shares videos to iMessage with ease
Send that funny cat clip in record time.