Viber 4.2 Gets an iOS7 Makeover, Comes to BlackBerry 10 For the First Time
BlackBerry

Viber 4.2 Gets an iOS7 Makeover, Comes to BlackBerry 10 For the First Time

A double-dip of Viber fun today, as the company recently acquired by Rakuten announced the availability of its brand new (and completely redesigned calling app…

WhatsApp Surpasses 500 Million Active Users Worldwide, With Over 700 Million Photos Shared Daily
Android

WhatsApp Surpasses 500 Million Active Users Worldwide, With Over 700 Million Photos Shared Daily

Despite being acquired by Facebook, which caused some privacy issues to surface, popular messaging app WhatsApp has continued to add users at a rapid pace,…

AdaptiveMobile Finds “Growth Hacking” Being Used by Messaging Apps to Boost User Counts
Android

AdaptiveMobile Finds “Growth Hacking” Being Used by Messaging Apps to Boost User Counts

We’re all intimately familiar with some message applications boosting their user counts by counting both active and inactive users (often referencing them as “registered users”)…

BBM File Transfer Limit Increased, WitH Stickers and Group Photo Sharing to Boot
BlackBerry

BBM File Transfer Limit Increased, WitH Stickers and Group Photo Sharing to Boot

Nearly a month ago, we reported on some upcoming changes to BBM that would enable users to send larger files and take advantage of group…

MobileGlobe Expands Its Range of International Calling Options With a New WiFi App
Android

MobileGlobe Expands Its Range of International Calling Options With a New WiFi App

International carrier MobileGlobe has provided professionals with mobile roaming solutions for the past seven years and has now just released a new WiFi calling function…

Alibaba leads $280 Million Investment in Tango Mobile Messaging Platform as Registered User Count Doubles
Android

Alibaba leads $280 Million Investment in Tango Mobile Messaging Platform as Registered User Count Doubles

Tango has just announced it has closed a $280 million round of funding, led by Alibaba Group with $215 million. The other $65 million coming…

WeChat Isn’t Far Behind the World’s Most Popular Messaging App With 355 Million Active Users
Android

WeChat Isn’t Far Behind the World’s Most Popular Messaging App With 355 Million Active Users

With 465 million active users, WhatsApp currently holds the crown for world’s most popular messaging app, but Tencent’s WeChat isn’t far behind. On Tencent’s latest…

WhatsApp CEO “Sets the Record Straight” Regarding the Facebook Acquisition and User Privacy
Android

WhatsApp CEO “Sets the Record Straight” Regarding the Facebook Acquisition and User Privacy

Much has been said about WhatsApp and its stance on user privacy after it had been acquired by Facebook in a $19 billion deal. Much…

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