WhatsApp status updates now look a lot like Snapchat
The feature tells friends what you're doing using Stories-like clips.
Skype Mobile tests in-call reactions and retooled search
Add a little more 😜 to your video chats.
Signal tries its hand at encrypted video and voice calling
The beta Android release lets you take encrypted conversations beyond text.
Facebook starts testing ads in Messenger
Users in Australia and Thailand will see them in the coming weeks.
Snapchat fights clickbait in Discover stories
It's also rolling out its promised redesign to everyone.
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.