Category : Instant Messaging

Workplace Instant Messaging is Getting Hotter

Just like the internet, chat must be as old as it is. An old friend, we’ve been clinging to during our lonely days and nights. However, this simple boredom relieving technology specifically workplace instant messaging became one of the biggest things today. The year 2017 when Slack (a real-time messaging application that encourages collaboration) announced

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AOL’s instant messenger is back

According to Kens5, now called AIM Phoenix, the popular messaging application from the late 90s and early 2000s is back. But this time it’s not run by America Online. Though AIM uses the same software loyal fans grew up with, the reincarnated service is run by Wildman Productions, a non-profit gaming development team. Since it’s

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Google messaging app

According to Android Authority, since the launch of Google Talk in 2005, Google has emphasized the importance of people using the company’s services to communicate with one another. In fact, Google thinks it’s so important, that it made more Google-branded messaging platforms than it knows what to do with, each one offering similar functions with minor

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What is Instant Messaging

According to Search Unified Communication, Instant messaging, often shortened to IM or IM’ing, is the exchange of near real-time messages through a stand-alone application or embedded software. Unlike chat rooms with many users engaging in multiple and overlapping conversations, IM sessions usually take place between two users in a private, back-and-forth style of communication. One

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Messaging App popularity workplace

Canadian Business reported there’s growing chatter in North America about adopting right-to-disconnect laws to free workers from being tethered to their phones around the clock, but some labor experts say that while the digital demands of work in the 21st century need to be openly discussed, rigid regulations and fines may not be the solution.

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Blackberry sues Facebook

One of the most prominent smartphone makers, Blackberry, which exited the hardware business in 2016, is set to suing Facebook for patent infringement. According to Ars Technica’s report, Blackberry has a portfolio of broad software patents covering most basic features of modern smartphone messaging services. With this, the company demands Facebook to pay up. During

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Google’s RCS as the new SMS standard

Google revealed their upcoming plan for Mobile World Congress 2018. One of the outlines includes RCS. You may have heard this acronym before which pertains to instant messaging. RCS stands for Rich Communication Services. According to BGR, it is Google’s way to describe a better SMS texting than anything you have ever experienced. RCS reportedly

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Microsoft developed new messaging app ‘SMS Organizer’

Microsoft noticeably raises the quality of its services on Android over the last two years. Of course, this resulted in incomparable products such as Android Apps like Microsoft launcher and Next Lock Screen. Now, SMS Organizer is the latest masterpiece of Microsoft. It is a text messaging service from Microsoft Garage, an initiative within the

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WhatsApp new features

People who use WhatsApp Messenger continues to increase with 1.5 billion people sending instant messages through the platform. With this, the platform recently added an update to support Apple CarPlay, Tech Malak revealed. The new versions 2.18.20 allow users to interact with WhatsApp directly through the CarPlay user interface. How? This is by getting notified

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Using an Instant Messaging Application to Run a Business

An instant messaging application can be used to run a business. One way in which you can use an instant messaging application to run a business is where you, as the business owner, can get to communicate with suppliers through the application. This would lead to savings on money that would otherwise have been spent

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