It’s been hard to ignore the meteoric rise of the private messaging industry over the past two monthsFirst came Facebook's jaw-dropping $16 billion purchase of standalone messaging service WhatsApp in February. Chat app Viber was acquired by Rakuten for $900 million.
Someone might want you to call them, but if you don’t have their random string of digits, you can’t. And you could miss something extremely important if a person you’ve never met really needs to reach you. Facebook has a plan to fix all that.
Facebook Messenger is testing out self-destructing messages. Currently available for some users in France, the feature allows people to send messages that vanish in an hour. BuzzFeed first reported the news. We’ve emailed Facebook for more information,
Facebook has found the latest pie to stick its engorged finger into, reportedly readying a new short video messaging app, "Slingshot," to rival Snapchat.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/19/facebook-swipes-at-snapchat-with-slingshot-messaging-app/
Facebook is reportedly readying a new short video messaging app, "Slingshot," to rival Snapchat. If rumours are true, Slingshot could prove a fatal blow to Snapchat's fortunes.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/19/facebook-swipes-at-snapchat-with-slingshot-messaging-app/
The social network accidentally unleashed its new Snapchat rival, and then swiftly pulled it, but not before folks got a good look at how the app works.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/10/facebook-launches-slingshot-messaging-app-by-mistake-then-pulls-it/
Facebook has been working to improve customer service-focused features for Page administrators for some time, most recently with the introduction of “Saved Replies,” a feature that allows Page admins to quickly respond to incoming inquires with canned (pre-written) replies. Now,
Those using the service on an iPhone or Android device now have to download the separate app in order to interact using its in-built messaging service.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/29/facebook-users-forced-download-messenger-send-private-messages/
If you are anything like me, you use multiple messaging apps on a daily or weekly basis – and you use them for more than just texting. My colleagues, friends and family all prefer different apps, and I use each app in a different way. I don't think messaging is a winner-take-all market globally.
Facebook Messenger wants to replace the telephone, not just SMS, and its on its way. Messenger now makes up 10% of global Voice Over IP calls, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during today’s Q1 2015 earnings call. Considering Facebook only fully rolled out free VOIP calling to Messenger last April,
Another billion-user milestone for Facebook: the company now has over 1 billion messaging users, after today announcing that it has passed 500 million monthly active users for Messenger, on top of the 600 million active users that Facebook-owned WhatsApp now has.
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TL;DR: Sign up to a comprehensive Norton Secure VPN service for under £20, saving 50 percent on list price.When it comes to keeping your private information safe, you need the best in protective technology. Passwords, bank details,
Before deepfakes and alternative facts, the online world was already telling us fibs. In our series Lies the Internet Told Me, we call 'em all out.In the classic teen comedy Clueless, new-girl Tai arrives in Beverly Hills, and popular Cher Horowitz puts herself in charge of helping Tai fit in.
Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.Ryan Jacobs Flores has been publicly supporting the transgender community since he was a teenager,
TL;DR: The latest Apple iPad Pro is on sale for just £1,050 on Amazon, saving you £469 on list price.When it comes to great deals, it's not always about last year's model or an outdated design. Sometimes, the best deals are on the latest models.
Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.Several years ago,
TL;DR: The elegant Nespresso Citiz coffee machine is on sale for under £79.99 on Amazon, saving you £70 on list price.The coffee machine market is pretty crowded, with a lot of devices to consider. Some of these come under £100, and others can cost thousands. Naturally,
Vine cofounder Colin Kroll announced via Twitter that he is stepping down from his position as Vine's general managerKroll, who cofounded the app that Twitter acquired in late 2012, did not specifically say he is leaving Twitter, but rather stepping away from his day-to-day role.
Your mobile-phone bill may finally be shrinking.The industry's fight over prices, ignited last year by T-Mobile US Inc.,is beginning to have a noticeable effect even for consumers who haven't switched carriers. As they jockey to match or beat each other's discounts for new customers,
It was a rough day at work for one unlucky FedEx employee.Security camera footage from Columbia, Tenn. shows a FedEx van doing what all delivery trucks do — driving any and all nearby dogs totally crazy.
Disrupt NY 2014 kicks off in less than a week, and we’re thrilled to announce that Brendan Iribe, Oculus VR founder and current CEO, will join us for a fireside chat to talk about Oculus’ future now that the company has been acquired by Facebook. Brendan is scheduled to talk on Monday,
现在正在把玩 iPhone 6 的朋友们，你们知道使用这款新机有哪些非官方注意事项吗？在这里我们就来向大家介绍几条 iPhone 6 使用注意事项吧。这些可都是目前经过测试之后得到的结论，是“血”的教训。
威锋网讯，最近两天我们已经陆续看到有国内用户晒出了他们新购买的 iPad Air 2 和 iPad mini 3，这也意味着两款新的 iPad 在中国大陆已经正式通过了审核，并于早前几天就开始分别发货了。
在Build 2016大会期间，微软透露正计划在Windows 10年度更新中对开始菜单进行调整。微软已经在最新的Sway投票中提供了新的方案给Insider测试用户选择。微软尝试对开始屏幕和开始菜单做出调整，开始菜单新的方案中，最近常用的应用和所有的应用程序都会直接显示，无需点击任何按钮。设置和账户选项也都被隐藏了，点击新增的汉堡式菜单才会出现。
用过 Promise，但是总是有点似懂非懂的感觉，也看过很多文章，还是搞不懂 Promise的 实现原理，后面自己边看文章，边调试代码，终于慢慢的有感觉了，下面就按自己的理解来实现一个 Promise。 已将每一步的代码都放在了 github 上，方便大家阅读。如果觉得好的话，欢迎star。 想要完