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Telegram X April Update adds grouped notifications, improves multiple account management
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Telegram X April Update adds grouped notifications, improves multiple account management

Telegram X is an experimental version of Telegram that’s been rewritten from the ground up.

Government has no intention to impose ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary
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Government has no intention to impose ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary

The government is looking for other "technical solutions" to curb instances of fake news.

Facebook use falls amongst youngsters as messaging apps like WhatsApp gain ground
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Facebook use falls amongst youngsters as messaging apps like WhatsApp gain ground

Usage of Facebook for news is down 9 percentage points from 2017 in the United States and down 20 points for younger audiences

Cyber criminals use messaging apps to locate new hideouts after dark web market crackdown
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Cyber criminals use messaging apps to locate new hideouts after dark web market crackdown

Israeli intelligence software firm's research shows a 30-fold increase in dark web activity using smartphone-based messaging apps over the past year.

Facebook Messenger introduces group payments: Are payments in messaging apps the next big thing?
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Facebook Messenger introduces group payments: Are payments in messaging apps the next big thing?

After introducing peer-to-peer in its Messenger app, Facebook today introduced group payments in Messenger.

End-to-end encryption on messaging service is unacceptable, says British interior minister
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End-to-end encryption on messaging service is unacceptable, says British interior minister

Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages.

Are chatbots our answer to everything in life?
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Are chatbots our answer to everything in life?

Interestingly, the early bots show a similar pattern as we saw in the first wave of iOS apps.

Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp
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Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp

The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking a ban on WhatsApp on the ground that its end-to-end encryption gives terrorists a means of communication

Messaging apps: The new battlefield for Google, Facebook and Microsoft
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Messaging apps: The new battlefield for Google, Facebook and Microsoft

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.

How messaging apps are changing the way we work
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How messaging apps are changing the way we work

Given that our lives today are being governed by the app revolution, it would be an apt time to look back at how our lives have transformed because of apps, and how they have transformed our lives both professionally and personally.

Indonesia government warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticons
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Indonesia government warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticons

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 and WhatsApp are preferred choice of Indians: Report
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Facebook and WhatsApp are preferred choice of Indians: Report

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 Chat app launched; now available on Android and iOS
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Reliance Jio Chat app launched; now available on Android and iOS

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.

Line messaging app said to be reviving IPO plans
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Line messaging app said to be reviving IPO plans

Line, the popular messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami, is set for an initial public offering as early as this year, a report said Thursday, after shelving plans for a listing in 2014.

Microsoft will soon discontinue support for Google, Facebook chat in Outlook.com
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Microsoft will soon discontinue support for Google, Facebook chat in Outlook.com

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 partners with media companies to bring news, entertainment videos to app
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Snapchat partners with media companies to bring news, entertainment videos to app

Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and nine other media companies to feature videos and articles on its mobile messaging service.

Snapchat wants brands to pay $750,000 for disappearing ads
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Snapchat wants brands to pay $750,000 for disappearing ads

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.

Get over Facebook and Instagram: Here are some upcoming apps to watch out for in 2015
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Get over Facebook and Instagram: Here are some upcoming apps to watch out for in 2015

From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and coming apps and startups to watch in in 2015.

Line announces mobile payments service that lets you shop within the app
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Line announces mobile payments service that lets you shop within the app

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.

Users prefer WhatsApp, WeChat over Facebook, says study
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Users prefer WhatsApp, WeChat over Facebook, says study

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+,