Facebook’s growth will continue in the short term, but its long term plan of becoming a one-app solution like WeChat will be its undoing.
According to the survey, almost 50 percent of consumers used both WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
It almost appears that WhatsApp is doing its bit to solve its own fake news problem.
Google will be stopping all investments in messaging app Allo, as it focusses all energies on the upcoming 'Chat' app
The move is necessary, said the report, because Google is going all in on Rich Communication Services (RCS).
'Chat' is the latest attempt by Google at streamlining Android messaging and a probable response to Apple's iMessage
Google has plans of making the default messaging service on your smartphone called 'Messages' to be as good as the current messaging services.
It feels a bit rudimentary at the moment, but with messaging features onboard, WhatsApp Business has plenty of chances of turning into something really big.
WhatsApp had earlier confirmed about the group voice calls. The new beta update too hints of group video and voice call in the app.
The app is one of several targeted in a legal crackdown by Russian authorities on the internet and on social media sites in particular.
WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a widespread global outage on Wednesday that lasted for several hours.
WhatsApp for Business is said to be a separate app that will give small business owners better control over their conversations and engage with a larger groups of users.
Google recently launched the latest version of Android, Android 7 while Apple is still working on the upcoming version of its operating system, Apple iOS 10.
Hike is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank Corporation.<br />
Facebook has rolled out the first update for its Snapchat-like messaging app, Slingshot by adding some new features.
BBM was a pioneering mobile-messaging service, but its user base has failed to keep pace with those of WhatsApp and other rivals, in part because BlackBerry had long refused to open the program to users on other platforms.<br />
With Yo, all you get is a notification with the sound Yo and the name of the contact who sent it to you. That notification, which is the only thing you get on your phone doesn’t feel like messaging at all.