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Facebook's growth to continue but private messaging ambitions will lead to its downfall: Report
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Facebook's growth to continue but private messaging ambitions will lead to its downfall: Report

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.

Survey indicates messaging as the most popular online activity among Indians
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Survey indicates messaging as the most popular online activity among Indians

According to the survey, almost 50 percent of consumers used both WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

WhatsApp rolls out newspaper ads with tips for users to fight false information
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WhatsApp rolls out newspaper ads with tips for users to fight false information

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
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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
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'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.

Your complete guide to WhatsApp Business: How it works and what sets it apart from the standard app
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Your complete guide to WhatsApp Business: How it works and what sets it apart from the standard app

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 beta update suggest Facebook stickers, group calling option and more
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WhatsApp beta update suggest Facebook stickers, group calling option and more

WhatsApp had earlier confirmed about the group voice calls. The new beta update too hints of group video and voice call in the app.

Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance
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Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance

The app is one of several targeted in a legal crackdown by Russian authorities on the internet and on social media sites in particular.

WeChat launches a new feature to fight fake news
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WeChat launches a new feature to fight fake news

The new feature of WeChat will notify users if a piece of news that they have received is deemed fake by Chinese censors, police or official media outlets, reports Efe news.

WhatsApp restored its services after suffering a worldwide outage
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WhatsApp restored its services after suffering a worldwide outage

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 coming; pilot-tests to begin with India: Report
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WhatsApp for Business is coming; pilot-tests to begin with India: Report

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.

Apple iOS 10 vs Android Nougat 7: Mobile operating systems go head to head
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Apple iOS 10 vs Android Nougat 7: Mobile operating systems go head to head

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.

Yahoo all set to invest in mobile app Snapchat
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Yahoo all set to invest in mobile app Snapchat

Yahoo plans to invest a part of the proceeds from the Alibaba Group Holding stake sale in mobile app Snapchat, which lets users send messages that disappear after a few seconds, the Wall Street Journal said.<br />

Messaging app Hike aims to reach 100 mn users by 2015 end: Kavin Mittal
Startups

Messaging app Hike aims to reach 100 mn users by 2015 end: Kavin Mittal

Hike is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank Corporation.<br />

Facebook updates Slingshot, letting you react to reactions after sharing
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Facebook updates Slingshot, letting you react to reactions after sharing

Facebook has rolled out the first update for its Snapchat-like messaging app, Slingshot by adding some new features.

Windows phone users can now use Blackberry's BBM service
Biztech

Windows phone users can now use Blackberry's BBM service

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 />

Lets face it: Yo may be successful but it's still a pretty pointless app
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Lets face it: Yo may be successful but it's still a pretty pointless app

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.