Meta Adds Messaging Interoperability For Whatsapp, Messenger

Meta turns on interoperability for Messenger and WhatsApp, to comply with EU digital markets act (DMA), but only if Signal…

4 months ago

Meta Deploys End-To-End Encryption Across Messenger, Facebook

Despite resistance from authorities, Meta begins roll-out of default end-to-end encryption for Messenger, Facebook

8 months ago

Meta To Deploy Broadcast Channels For Facebook, Messenger

Because social media really needs more ways to spread information. Broadcast channels are coming soon to Facebook and Messenger

9 months ago

UK Urges Meta Not To Add End-To-End Encryption

Government minister urges Meta not deploy end-to-end encryption on Instagram and Facebook Messenger, after passing of Online Safety Bill

10 months ago

Twitter To Launch Encrypted Direct Messaging

Elon Musk reveals Twitter is to launch encrypted direct messages on Wednesday, and voice and video chat are to follow

1 year ago

Facebook Tests Default End-to-End Encryption For Messenger

Privacy move. Platform tests secure storage of people's chats on Messenger, in a move sure to provoke pushback from law…

2 years ago

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Suffer Global Outage

As CTO departs, a major global outage rocks the Facebook platform, as well as its WhatsApp and Instagram platforms on…

3 years ago

Facebook Adds Encrypted Calls Option To Messenger

Facebook adds option for end-to-end encryption for voice and video calls, following on from encrypted chats, as pandemic sees surge…

3 years ago

Facebook Fixes Glitch That Took Services Offline Worldwide

Facebook fixes 'technical issue' that caused Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and other services to go offline globally for about an hour

3 years ago

Facebook, WhatsApp And Messenger Services Crash In Europe

Significant outage for a number of Facebook services including Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram on Thursday for thousands of users

4 years ago

Facebook Flaw Allowed Kids To Join Unauthorised Chats

Facebook quietly fixes design flaw with Messenger Kids app that allows kids to join unauthorised chats

5 years ago

Facebook Messenger App To Be Ditched, Researcher Claims

Messaging service may be incorporated back into main Facebook app, after trial was spotted by researcher

5 years ago

Facebook Simplifies Messenger App

Redesigned to make mobile app more streamlined with a simplified user interface

6 years ago

Facebook May Use Data From Portal Video Device To Target Adverts

Facebook says Portal was designed with privacy in mind — but that's not necessarily so for the Facebook Messenger infrastructure…

6 years ago

Facebook Splashes Out On AI Startup To Boost Messenger Assistant

Facebook will look to make use of Ozlo's knowledge graph that reportedly contains over 2 billion entities

7 years ago

Facebook Bakes Natural Language Processing Into Messenger Platform 2.1

Developers will be able to make better use of smart service capabilities in Messenger

7 years ago

Why Bots Aren’t Ready To Replace Mobile Apps

Everybody's hyping bots as a solution to out-of-control mobile apps. Don't believe the hype

8 years ago

Facebook M Is Your New Social Media Virtual Assistant

Siri-esque service will live inside Facebook Messenger and help answer life's tricky questions

9 years ago

Facebook Developing Digital Assistant

‘Moneypenny’ should make sure your Messenger usage never gets shaken or stirred

9 years ago

Criminals Target Windows Live ID Accounts

New scam uses Windows Live ID as bait to catch personal information stored in user profiles on services like Xbox…

9 years ago

Facebook Adds Video Calling To Messenger

Looks to take on the likes of Skype with new addition

9 years ago

Facebook Hello Wants To Make Phone Calls More Social

Facebook Hello app will let users see extra information on their contacts, but what does it mean for Whatsapp?

9 years ago

Facebook Messenger Now Lets Companies Contact Customers Directly

Messenger for Businesses unveiled at F8 conference in San Francisco

9 years ago

Facebook Has Its Big F8 Plans Leaked Early

Social network’s new initiatives revealed ahead of F8 conference

9 years ago

Facebook Opens Up Messenger Payments Service

Payments service will roll out over next few months for Visa and Mastercard users

9 years ago

Facebook Messenger For iPhone And Android

Facebook Messenger service for smartphones extends one-to-one and group Messages beyond the desktop

13 years ago

RIM Blog Hacked After Police Offered BBM Access

As London burned, Team Poison hacked RIM's Inside BlackBerry blog to protest against company helping police

13 years ago

BlackBerry Messenger Faces Up To Apple iMessenger

RIM's BlackBerry Messenger 6 supports social apps and faces a challenge from Apple’s upcoming iMessenger

13 years ago