GlobalWebIndex: Snapchat is the Fastest Growing Social App, While WeChat is the Top Mobile Messaging App

GlobalWebIndex: Snapchat is the Fastest Growing Social App, While WeChat is the Top Mobile Messaging App

For those of you who are interested in the “numbers” and want to see how your favorite calling and messaging apps faired this year, the…

Have You Checked Out Viber’s Public Chats Yet?  Listen to Your Favorite Celebrities

Have You Checked Out Viber’s Public Chats Yet? Listen to Your Favorite Celebrities

This week, Viber announced a new feature called Public Chats that expands the app’s capabilities beyond the simple instant messaging it’s known for and moves…

Mobidia: Facebook, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger Dominate in Mobile App Usage

Mobidia: Facebook, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger Dominate in Mobile App Usage

With metrics that will surprise no one, Mobidia has released numbers that clearly show Facebook’s app’s dominating the high end of the social and chat…

WhatsApp Leads Messaging in Africa While Viber Leads in VoIP

WhatsApp Leads Messaging in Africa While Viber Leads in VoIP

As it did back in September, WhatsApp Messenger continues to dominate the African messaging landscape. With 7 percent of total traffic on Africa’s mobile networks,…

Viber Launches Moshi Monsters Sticker Set on Its Messaging and Calling Platform

Viber Launches Moshi Monsters Sticker Set on Its Messaging and Calling Platform

Looking for some new stickers to share with your Viber friends? Some new Viber stickers are now available in the sticker shop. The Moshi Monster…

Rakuten-owned Viber Reaches 209 Million Active User Mark, Surpassing LINE and Gaining on WeChat

Rakuten-owned Viber Reaches 209 Million Active User Mark, Surpassing LINE and Gaining on WeChat

In the land of messaging apps, WhatsApp still holds the crown with over 600 million active users, but it’s not without competition. WeChat stands at…

Viber Calling and Messaging App Blocked for Users in Mainland China

Viber Calling and Messaging App Blocked for Users in Mainland China

I’ve been getting reports of Viber being blocked in mainland China since this morning, but my contacts in the country reported that they were having…

GlobalWebIndex: WeChat, WhatsApp Continue to Dominate the Mobile Messaging and Calling World

GlobalWebIndex: WeChat, WhatsApp Continue to Dominate the Mobile Messaging and Calling World

While WhatsApp continues to rank as the top messaging platform in the world, Tencent’s WeChat ranks as a close second. In fact, GlobalWebIndex says 35%…

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