Facebook starts testing ads in Messenger
Users in Australia and Thailand will see them in the coming weeks.
Egypt has blocked encrypted messaging app Signal
The app's developer is working on a way to circumvent the ban.
China's WeChat messenger tests its own version of instant apps
It's pretty similar to Google's (still unreleased) Instant Apps feature.
Talkshow is a messaging app that wants you to text in public
It's like podcasting in text form.
Nicki Minaj and Will.i.am backed the 'perfect' bullying app
In the wrong hands, Blindspot could be a dangerous tool.
Telegram blocked 78 ISIS messaging channels this week
"We were disturbed to learn that Telegram's public channels were being used by ISIS to spread their propaganda," Telegram says.
Beyond Facebook: What you need to know about texting apps
If you live in the United States, you might've been surprised when Facebook purchased WhatsApp for...
Viber grows its ecosystem with a new section for games
If you're going to try rivaling Skype, you may as well go big or go home. For Viber, over the past...
Shuv messaging app lets you set your friends' ring tones
A new messaging and VoIP app called Shuv boasts a special feature not found in its competitors: ri...