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Why Do We Need So Many Different Messaging Apps?

Slack, Signal, Hangouts, Wire, iMessage, Telegram, Facebook Messenger. Why do we need so many apps to do one thing?
Owen Williams
3.19.19
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Facebook Promises Not to Secretly Delete More of Zuckerberg's Messages For Now

People will soon be able to get rid of their old Facebook messages, the company announced.
Sarah Emerson
4.6.18
What Is it?

Facebook Is Testing a Feature That Looks an Awful Lot Like Tinder

I got to try it out.
Jacob Dubé
9.7.17
apps

Become Takashi Murakami Art with This Facebook Messenger Filter

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art teams up with Facebook to bring Murakami to the masses.
B. David Zarley
6.19.17
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A Donald Trump Messaging Bot Is One Company's Attempt to Get Out the Vote

Just don't ask the bot to release its tax returns.
Monica Rodriguez
9.13.16
short circuit

Duo Is the Cross-Platform Video Calling App Google Should Have Made Years Ago

Hangouts tried, but Duo could be the easiest way to make video calls between Android and iPhone.
Nicholas Deleon
8.16.16
News

Why It's Harder To Encrypt Facebook Messenger Than WhatsApp

It’s not as easy as a flip of a switch.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.8.16
short circuit

How a Bot Convinced Me to Stop Buying Junk on Amazon

Facebook Messenger bot MyKai hooks into your bank account to help you better understanding your spend habits.
Nicholas Deleon
6.28.16
Google

People Can’t Tell What Apps Use Encryption, And Don’t Really Care, Study Finds

Do people care about encryption when choosing and using messaging apps?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.27.16
Opinion

I Can’t Wait to Get All My Content from a Chatbot

Even though I’m not a teenager, I decided to download Kik and interact with some brands.
Carles Buzz
4.8.16
Facebook

Facebook Wants Messenger to Be the Only App You Use

There's an app for that, and it's always Facebook Messenger.
Rachel Pick
1.7.16
Internet

RIP Facebook’s ‘Other’ Inbox, Which Was Mostly for Creeps Anyway

The social media site is replacing the "Other" folder with "message requests."
Kari Paul
10.29.15
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