It's big with fickle teens, but that's a poor indicator of success.
Thursday’s update makes the app available on a wider range of devices and also brings more options for finding friends through the service.
Users don't have to be Facebook friends to message each other with the new app.
The new Hangouts aims to be Android's all-encompassing messages portal, but it's still got a few kinks to work out.
Can 20 million new BlackBerry Messenger users really be wrong? Yes, if a cross-platform BBM can't offering uniquely compelling features.
A close look at Apple's iMessage system shows the company could easily intercept communications on the service despite its assurances to the contrary, researchers claimed Thursday at a security conference.
The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp Messenger has a major design flaw in its cryptographic implementation that could allow attackers to decrypt intercepted messages, according to a Dutch developer.
Do you really want your Google+ pals to be able to text you?
A new, non-Apple-sanctioned Android app claims to let you chat with iOS users via iMessage, but there are too many questions swirling around to trust it.
BlackBerry's messenger app for Android and iPhone will not roll out this week as the company struggles to block an unreleased version of the Android app that affected its system.