RIM Makes BlackBerry Messenger 5 Available to All
Today Research In Motion made the latest version of its BlackBerry Messenger program available to all devices. The updated messaging program includes support for avatars, group sharing, 2D barcodes and larger file transfers. The download is free.
Facebook Messenger Adds Group Payments
Facebook today made it possible to pay groups of people within Messenger. The app has supporter peer-to-peer payments since 2015, but they were limited to single people.
Facebook Messenger Lets Users Send HD Video and 360-Degree Photos
Facebook updated its Facebook Messenger app today with more media-sharing powers. The latest version of Messenger can be used to share 720p high definition video with others.
Yahoo Bakes Flickr and Tumblr Into New Messenger App
Yahoo today revealed a fully redesigned Yahoo Messenger that makes it easier for people to share across the web. Messenger pulls features from Yahoo's product portfolio, including Flickr and Tumblr.
Facebook Enables Group Calls from Messenger
Facebook today said group calling is now available within its Messenger app. Users around the globe can call any group by tapping on the phone icon in the conversation thread.
Facebook Adds Video Chat to Messenger Lite
Facebook today made its slimmed-down messaging app a bit more powerful with the addition of video chatting. Facebook calls video chats "an expected and essential part of everyday communication" and the company is pleased to offer the functionality to users of the Messenger Lite app.
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