Facebook was unreachable briefly after the social network made a change to part of its infrastructure dealing with routing traffic to its online address.
It's been an especially fruitful week for rueful lamentations about "kids today." Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the text message. Along with it came the predictable chorus of bellyaching about the demise of literacy, ...
The British software engineer who sent the world's first text message 20 years ago said on Monday that he is amazed at how the technology has developed.
(AP)—Kakao Talk, a popular mobile messenger in South Korea, will launch an online music and electronic book shop next year as it continues to grow beyond its original mission to provide a simple messaging service.
BlackBerry users will be able to make free voice calls over a Wi-Fi network using the popular BBM messaging service.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent on Wednesday posted a third quarter net profit increase of 32 percent, benefiting from the popularity of its instant messaging services and online games.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced that recently-acquired Skype will replace its Messenger online chat service.
(AP)—In Romania, where many people travel overseas in search of work, the government has launched a text message service to advise citizens about nations that it considers too dangerous to visit.
Global telecom operators are expected to have lost $23 billion in SMS revenues by the end of 2012 as smartphone users shift to free messaging applications, an industry report said Thursday.
Facebook Monday denied reports that it displayed some users' old private messages in public "timelines" at the social network.