Google Voice gets a long-overdue visual refresh
A few new features are on board here, and Google says it'll keep working on the app going forward.
Slack adds long-awaited threaded messaging feature
It's a way to keep chat rooms from getting over-crowded.
Consumer apps that rely on Google Hangouts won't work after April 25th
Google is killing its Hangouts API.
Telegram's unsend feature can help prevent texting regret
Assuming the recipient hasn't read your messages yet.
Send your love around the world in this box
The silliest way to tell someone you love them since getting a lower back tattoo of their face.
Twitter built and cancelled a messaging app
Intended for emerging markets, it died in September according to BuzzFeed News.
Facebook Messenger gets a new camera with special effects
You can also decorate your text.
Slack now has built-in video calling
In case you wanted to meet your colleagues face-to-face.
Imgur adds chat so you never have to leave the meme factory
Plus a few more user-friendly enhancements to its mobile apps.