Instant Messaging

Forum discussion tagged with Instant Messaging.
  1. G

    Meet the Emoji Class of 2019

    Expect to see figures with disabilities, more skin tones, new animals and food and more. Meet the Emoji Class of 2019 : Read more
  2. G

    It's Official! Google Is Killing Allo, Its Little-Used Messaging App

    The app will go offline for good after two years of operation, but Google’s other chat apps will use continue to develop its features It's Official! Google Is Killing Allo, Its Little-Used Messaging App : Read more
  3. Paul Wagenseil

    Facebook Fights FBI Over Encrypted Messages: Report

    Facebook is facing contempt-of-court charges over its refusal to decrypt Messenger voice conversations, according to a report. Facebook Fights FBI Over Encrypted Messages: Report : Read more
  4. Marshall Honorof

    Facebook Messenger Spreads Feared Ransomware

    If someone attempts to send you an SVG image file via Facebook Messenger, you should ignore it, or you may download dangerous ransomware. Facebook Messenger Spreads Feared Ransomware : Read more
  5. Paul Wagenseil

    Phone Network Hackers Could Steal Your WhatsApp Messages

    Security flaws in the global phone network affect secure messaging when adding new devices, which hackers can now do in your name. Phone Network Hackers Could Steal Your WhatsApp Messages : Read more
  6. Rayven2

    Taking the plunge and leaving FB.

    How many have you left FB to never return? I'd love to, however it's one of my main forms of communication. I'm still searching for a cross-platform to go between PC and Android/iPhone devices that's more revolved around privacy and encryption, no luck so far. TL;TR: How did you stop using...
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    How to Use Silent Text 2 for iOS

    Silent Text 2 for iOS is the latest version of Silent Circle’s mobile messaging app. It has been recently updated from Silent Text which is still available for both iOS and Android. Silent Text 2 includes new features and design updates.Silent Circle is How to Use Silent Text 2 for iOS : Read more
  8. exfileme

    BitTorrent Now Testing Secured Chat Client

    BitTorrent now has a pre-alpha chat client to test for secret chats. BitTorrent Now Testing Secured Chat Client : Read more
  9. G

    In-House Instant Messaging Solution

    Not sure of all of my options or the "best" solution here. The organization I work for has a lot of licensing with Microsoft so I looked into Microsoft Lync. Not sure if that's necessarily the best. Looked at some other solutions and opinions and I couldn't find lots of people talking about...
  10. exfileme

    Skype Accused of Reading IMs; Company Says it's Scanning URLs

    A security blog stated that Skype reads IM messages, but it's likely just SmartScreen inspecting embedded links. Skype Accused of Reading IMs; Company Says it's Scanning URLs : Read more
  11. exfileme

    Messenger Now Officially Retired, Merged With Skype

    Messenger is officially assimilated into the Skype collective. Messenger Now Officially Retired, Merged With Skype : Read more
  12. K

    Spark Crashes When I log in

    At my company we use Spark as an Instant Messaging service. Since the day I started here I could not get this to run. When I try to log in as my profile on our network the whole computer freezes. I cannot ctrl+alt+delete to get out. I have to manually restart the machine. I am trying to...
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    10 Instant Messaging Aggregators

    Access all your instant messaging networks with these IM aggregator clients! 10 Instant Messaging Aggregators : Read more
  14. S

    Asus pops on boot up

    Hello, recently my laptop began making a pop sound like instant messaging notifier sound on start up before windows starting logo appears any ideas on what it is and how to stop it? i suspect tracking cookie..noel
  15. JMcEntegart

    Facebook Security Hole Shows Your Friends' Chats

    Facebook has patched a security hole that inadvertently allowed users to see what their friends were instant messaging to other people. Facebook Security Hole Shows Your Friends' Chats : Read more
  16. C

    How do you turn sms instant messaging off

    How do you turn sms instant messaging off your phone?
  17. G

    Vtech Brings Text Messaging To Cordless Phones

    Vtech, is (to our knowledge) the first company to offer a cordless non-Wi-Fi phone that allows its users to connect to Microsoft's and AOL's instant messaging services. Vtech Brings Text Messaging To Cordless Phones : Read more
  18. M

    Business Instant Messaging

    http://www.tomshardware.com/2007/08/03/business_instant_messaging/index.html Instant messaging is providing a useful alternative to e-mail and telephone communications for more and more businesses. We give you the inside scoop on how things stand in the IM world...