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Google rolls out Messages on the web for Android users

Messages, Google’s more recent focus for its scattered messaging efforts following its decision to “pause” work on Allo, is now available for web users. The company announced that it

Apple adds camera effects like stickers, filters and Memoji to messages

Apple is invading Snapchat’s territory with new effects that let you embellish what you shoot through the Messages camera. Today at WWDC, Apple announced that iOS 12’s Messages camera will

Apple is releasing iOS 11.4 with support for Messages in iCloud, AirPlay 2 and more

Apple this afternoon will officially release the latest version of its iOS software for your iPhone and iPad, iOS 11.4, which at last adds support for Messages in iCloud, along with other new features

Truffle now lets you share your food tips via iMessage

While you've already got Yelp and other apps to help you figure out where to eat, Truffle is designed specifically for sharing recommendations with friends and other people you know. A new update shou

Delta to offer free in-flight use of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and iMessage

Starting October 1, passengers on most Delta will have free access to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and iMessage. To access the feature, a passenger will have to log into Delta’s in-flight wifi p

Apple’s iMessage-based mobile payments service won’t be arriving tomorrow in iOS 11

Apple’s upcoming iMessage-based mobile payments service, powered by Apple Pay, won’t arrive tomorrow with the release of the new operating system for Apple’s mobile devices, iOS 11.

Apple unveils Business Chat, which brings customer service and shopping into iMessage

Apple just unveiled Business Chat, its bid to turn iMessage into a communication platform that can compete with Facebook Messenger – and perhaps, make iMessage one of the main ways you interact

iOS 11 stops apps like Uber and Waze from accessing user location data at all times

Apple put a heavy focus on improving iOS at its WWDC this week with introductions such as file management, more visible iMessage features, QR code scanning and more, but there are a number of notable

Apple’s Business Chat will bring customer service to the iMessage platform

Apple is working on a way to bring businesses to the iMessage platform, in order to answer customer questions, offer customer service and even perform transactions. Though not announced at WWDC, a ne

You can now send your friends money inside iMessage

As part of iOS 11, Apple announced that users will now be able to send money to their friends via iMessage, and spend the balance via a virtual Apple Pay card. The feature will be built into iMessage

Microsoft launches ‘Who’s In,’ a social event planning app for iMessage

Microsoft’s name isn’t exactly synonymous with social networking, though that hasn’t stopped the company from finding angles into this space – generally, with more of a focus o

Scheduled is a new app that lets you schedule your text messages

Want to remember to tell a friend happy birthday, good luck or congratulations? Had a follow-up question for a client that just occurred to you at 1 AM? Want to write a heartfelt thank you to be text

Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji

Group chat will get a bit less chaotic with the global rollout of two Facebook Messenger features it was previously testing in Vietnam. Users can now @mention friends in a group chat to send them a sp

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 | GoPro plans to cut 270 jobs

GoPro plans to cut 270 Jobs, Tesla looking to raise $1 billion for the Model 3, growth of the iMessage store is slowing down and the pricing of the Lucid Air electric car is revealed. All this on Crun

Six months in, iMessage App Store growth slows as developers lose interest

When the iMessage App Store first launched, it was touted as the next big platform for apps - a new way for developers to gain users and make money, and was followed by an initial surge of iMessage ap

Apple releases new ad with real-life iMessage stickers

Apple just published a new video ad on its YouTube channel. I’ve been writing about recent Apple ads because they’ve been a bit more creative than your average consumer electronics ad. This time i

Pocket’s new iMessage app just made sharing stories via chat a whole lot easier

Pocket, the smart bookmarking and content discovery service that was recently acquired by Mozilla, just launched an iMessage app that is pretty nifty for those who use both services regularly. I&#82

Google inks third carrier, Telenor, to its Android RCS messaging play

Another mobile carrier, Telenor, has partnered with Google to roll out a next-gen SMS tech -- this time targeting Android users in Europe and Asia.

Smize! Tyra Banks emojis are here

She’s a supermodel, TV producer, entrepreneur, educator…and now you can add emoji character to the list. The tireless Tyra Banks is announcing her latest project, TyTyMoji, which just launched
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