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Facebook tests Bonfire group video chat as app and in Messenger

Facebook has been quietly testing a new standalone group video chat app, called Bonfire, which allows up to eight friends to engage in conversation as well as use special effects, similar to those you

Microsoft Teams adds guest access and support for more developer tools

Microsoft today announced that 125,000 organizations in 181 markets now use┬áTeams, its Slack competitor for Office 365 subscribers. That’s up from the 30,000 organizations in 145 markets that h

Let’s Watch It! allows friends to watch & react to videos together on iMessage

A new application for iMessage called “Let’s Watch It!” introduces an easy way for you to share and watch YouTube or Twitch videos with friends to watch together, as well as react to

Facebook Messenger now supports group payments

Facebook introduced person-to-person payments within Messenger in early 2015, but today the company announced the feature is expanding to support groups, as well. The payments feature essentially work

Fam raises $1.8 million for its iMessage-based group video chat app

The iMessage App Store may have its struggles, but one app aimed at bringing group video chat into the iMessage experience is reportedly taking off. Smack, the company behind the video chat app called

Crunch Report | Google Spins Out Waymo, A Self-Driving Car Company

Google spins out Waymo, its self-driving car company, Group chat is now available in Snapchat, Oculus CEO steps down, Slack gets integrated video calling and Apple AirPods are now up for sale. All thi

HipChat Brings Mac Client Out Of Beta, Offers Up Overhauled iOS App As Trials Triple With Free Tier

HipChat has done a whole lot of overhauling when it comes to its desktop and mobile clients over the past year, and now the native Mac app, which was released as a beta on February 14, is getting its

HipChat Introduces New Free Tier For Teams Of Five Or Fewer To Capitalize On Bottom-Up Growth

As far as group chat tools go, HipChat is among the best available options, and now the Atlassian -owned company is introducing a free tier to its existing pricing plans. The entry-level free plan wil