Telegram X is an experimental version of Telegram that’s been rewritten from the ground up.
The government is looking for other "technical solutions" to curb instances of fake news.
Usage of Facebook for news is down 9 percentage points from 2017 in the United States and down 20 points for younger audiences
Israeli intelligence software firm's research shows a 30-fold increase in dark web activity using smartphone-based messaging apps over the past year.
After introducing peer-to-peer in its Messenger app, Facebook today introduced group payments in Messenger.
Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages.
Messaging apps are the new battlefield and over the last couple of months Google, Facebook and Microsoft have shown serious intent at grabbing a share of the pie.
Human Rights Watch on 12 February urged Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.
Facebook remains the most popular social networking site in India with 51 per cent of users logging on daily, while WhatsApp tops the list of instant messaging (IM) apps, according to report by global research consultancy firm TNS.
Reliance Jio Infocomm, led by Mukesh Ambani, has launched a new a new instant messaging app called Jio Chat which is now available for Android and iOS devices.
Under Satya Nadella's reign, Microsoft has been undergoing many structural changes. The latest move comes in the form of the company's decision to pull support from Facebook and Google chat.
Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and nine other media companies to feature videos and articles on its mobile messaging service.
In a bid to maximise revenue from its popular and unique messaging service, Snapchat is now asking brands to pay minimum $750,000 per day for its disappearing ads, according to a report by Adweek.
From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and coming apps and startups to watch in in 2015.
Messaging app Line has announced the global launch of its payment system, called Line Pay, which will allow users to transfer money and purchase items directly from the app.
An increasing number of people are now using mobile messaging apps like WeChat and WhatsApp to communicate with their friends rather than using social networking platforms such as Facebook and Google+,