Bangladesh Government Blocks Access to Viber and Tango, Citing Security Reasons (Update: LINE, WhatsApp too)
Android

Bangladesh Government Blocks Access to Viber and Tango, Citing Security Reasons (Update: LINE, WhatsApp too)

If you live in Bangladesh, you’ve likely been unable to make and receive calls on popular calling and messaging services Viber and Tango starting yesterday….

Voice Transcription Now Being Tested on Facebook Messenger on “Tiny Scale”
Android

Voice Transcription Now Being Tested on Facebook Messenger on “Tiny Scale”

Anyone who has ever used Google Voice or similar services knows what voice transcription entails: it essentially turns your voicemails into text messages. In a…

Chelsea FC Now Has an Official Account on LINE: Follow to Stay Up to Date on the Latest Football News
Android

Chelsea FC Now Has an Official Account on LINE: Follow to Stay Up to Date on the Latest Football News

LINE Corporation, the world’s leading mobile messaging platform, has announced the launch of an Official Account for three time Premier League Champions, Chelsea Football Club….

Telegram Messenger Gives Its Users Stickers in Latest Updates on iOS, Android, Windows
Android

Telegram Messenger Gives Its Users Stickers in Latest Updates on iOS, Android, Windows

Telegram beta’s last Windows Phone update put rewritten secret chats and custom notification sounds on the map, and now the company is doing the same…

Want to Advertise on Snapchat? It’s Going to Cost You a Cool $750,000 Per Day
Android

Want to Advertise on Snapchat? It’s Going to Cost You a Cool $750,000 Per Day

With the arrival of Snapchat ads on the scene in October, it was clear that the company had a nice little money-maker on its hands….

Skype Releases New Version 5.9 for iOS, Begins New Pre-Release Program for Users
iPad

Skype Releases New Version 5.9 for iOS, Begins New Pre-Release Program for Users

If you’ve ever wanted to be a bigger part of the Skype experience, now’s your chance. The team is seeking a limited set of “enthusiastic…

Enter the World of a Smart Room That’s Controlled Entirely by WeChat
Android

Enter the World of a Smart Room That’s Controlled Entirely by WeChat

We’ve already seen past examples of how messaging apps are being used in innovative ways to take advantage of the Internet of Things. In November,…

Could Apps Like WhatsApp, Snapchat, and BBM Be Banned in Order to Fight Terrorism?
News

Could Apps Like WhatsApp, Snapchat, and BBM Be Banned in Order to Fight Terrorism?

Yesterday, there was a lot of kerfuffle about the possibility that UK Prime Minister David Cameron could push for a ban on apps like WhatsApp…

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