social messaging

Telegram and Instagram being restricted in Iran

Messaging app Telegram and Facebook-owned social sharing platform Instagram appear to be being blocked in Iran.

Loji wants to make it easier to arrange plans with friends in iMessage

Loji, which is competing in the Battlefield competition at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, wants to bring much-used information and snippets of the web into iMessage conversations without forcing users t

Crypter Encrypts Your Facebook Chats For Maximum Security

Imagine you’re Edward Snowden with a Facebook profile. You text an ace reporter at the Guardian and have a new bit of information to share: you totally found a great new coffee place in the hear

Getting Banned From The App Store Was The Best Thing That Happened To Us

“Brace yourself, Marco...we’ve just been removed from the App Store.” With those words, I visualized everything we’d slaved over for months crumple itself into a ball of trash and -- ironicall

From 1BN To 2BN Users: Mobile Messaging Apps To Get “Mass Adoption” In 2014, Says Ovum

If you thought the hype around mobile messaging apps had reached some pretty crazy heights already -- what with SnapChat apparently snubbing cash acquisition offers of $3bn and even $4bn, from Faceboo

Mobile Messaging Consolidates: Myriad Group Buys Synchronica For $38M

Some consolidation afoot in the evolving world of mobile messaging: one messaging provider, Switzerland's <a href="www.myriadgroup.com">Myriad Group</a>, is buying a UK-based rival, <a href="http://ww

Fresh from Nokia Beta Labs: Ovi Lifecasting, Social Messaging (aka Facebook lovefest)

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/nokia-beta-labs.png" width="214" height="87" />At the <a href="http://events.nokia.com/nokiaworld/home.htm">Nokia World 2009</a> eve

Nokia Beta Labs Introduces New Apps: Ovi Lifecasting, Social Messaging

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/nokia-beta-labs.png" width="214" height="87" />At the <a href="http://events.nokia.com/nokiaworld/home.htm">Nokia World 2009</a> event in Stut