Microsoft-owned messaging platform Skype has vowed to iron out problems with using the service across multiple devices
UpdatedBBM for the two systems was pegged to land June 27 in a tweet by T-Mobile, but BlackBerry says that date is wrong.
Chat apps and mobile IM have overtaken the trusty old SMS for the first time ever, but there's life in the old dog yet.
It's beginning to look a lot like Facebook will launch a mobile messaging app which destroys your communiques after a certain time.
Facebook has tweaked its Messenger app for iOS, allowing users to swipe to the left to see who's online.
FarmVille still sits astride the top of the Facebook app charts, closely followed by the recently launched Windows Live Messenger app from Microsoft.
Skype is a godsend for those families with members dotted all across the UK, or across the globe, in many cases, with the latest news that Skype is set to support video-calling for up to ten people at the same time sure to please many users.
Steve Ballmer announced today the next generation of Windows Messenger which promises better sharing and interactivity.
The US is set to allow instant messaging, web browsing and other communications tech in Cuba, Iran and Sudan, in a move to help promote freedom of speech.