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Revamped Yahoo Messenger Adds Unsend Feature

In an effort to bring their venerable instant messaging service back into popularity, Yahoo has revealed a new version of their Yahoo Messenger app. This revamp brings a bevy ...

December 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

WhatsApp’s Promise of True Encryption Proven False

Last year, the Facebook-owned messaging app Whatsapp, in a move applauded by privacy advocates, announced that it would be introducing end-to-end encryption to protect user ...

November 14, 2015 at 3:45 pm by

Mozilla Releases Firefox 41 Containing Integrated IM Functionality

Mozilla has officially unveiled the latest version of Firefox which incorporates an intriguing messaging service called, ‘Hello Beta’. According to Mozilla, this ...

September 23, 2015 at 4:30 pm by

Google Talk for Windows to be Killed Off Tomorrow

Chat application Google Talk for Windows is to permanently close tomorrow, to be usurped indefinitely by Google Hangouts, Google’s more advanced instant messaging and video ...

February 24, 2015 at 12:58 am by

Use Wickr to Send Self-Destructing Messages From Your Desktop

Wickr, the instant messaging equivalent of Snapchat, is now available for home computers. The desktop version operates in the same way as the smartphone app, allowing users to ...

December 4, 2014 at 5:52 pm by

Wire: The New Skype Rival Backed by Skype Co-Founder

A new upstart has entered the instant messaging arena, positioning itself as more than just a chat service. Wire, pitched as a thoroughly modern messaging app, is supported by ...

December 3, 2014 at 7:14 pm by

Go Incognito on Facebook: AdBlock Plus Can Bypass ‘Seen’ Message Notifications

Open source content filter Adblock Plus announced an appealing new feature on Tuesday: the plugin can now prevent ‘seen’ notifications from appearing below opened Facebook ...

December 3, 2014 at 12:58 pm by

Microsoft Sends First Invites for Skype for Web Beta

A beta version of Skype for Web, a clientless iteration of Microsoft’s messaging service for use as a web application within your internet browser, has been released. Since ...

November 15, 2014 at 1:19 am by

BlackBerry Adds Stickers to its BBM Instant Messaging Applications To Attract Users

One of the best features of an instant messaging application, besides all of your friends using it, is stickers. Just like Viber, it appears that BBM is starting to offer this ...

February 23, 2014 at 7:30 am by

Real Life Emoji’s Are Just Plain Scary

Non-profit group Innocence en Danger has created a campaign to highlight the dangers of children talking to strangers online by creating emoji’s using real human faces. ...

January 19, 2014 at 9:37 am by

Microsoft Working On “Bing Live Chat” Instant Messaging App

Instant messaging Apps are becoming common place among big companies these days and it seems nearly every company has one. Yahoo has had one for ages, Google is developing ...

May 20, 2013 at 4:54 pm by


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