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FireChat hopes to tame trolls with make-your-own chat rooms

The second release of the growing anonymous, off-the-grid messaging app is giving you the power to control the conversation.

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You&Me is HowAboutWe’s take on messaging for the ‘modern couple’

The popular dating site is rolling out a Snapchat-esque app designed to keep couples close.

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Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass

iPhone users can soon have notifications for texts appear in their Glass displays.

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How FireChat is using an obscure iOS feature to change messaging

A new texting app is using peer-to-peer networking to take bad cell reception and Wi-Fi congestion out of the equation.

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Facebook Messenger update upgrades group chat features

Party-planning and family chat-fests get easier with a separate Groups tab.

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AT&T adds free international texting to Mobile Share plans

And cheap international calls are coming for people without a contract.

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What else could Facebook buy for $16 billion?

Sure, snapping up a popular messaging app is nice. But we think Mark Zuckerberg could have gotten more bang for his megabucks.

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What the future holds for Messenger, Facebook’s other chat app

Facebook was showing Messenger a lot of love just weeks before buying WhatsApp. What gives?

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With WhatsApp buy, Facebook wants to become the only network you need

When you send a text, share a photo, or read the news, you’re on Facebook. Just when you think you're out, it pulls you back in.

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