instant messaging

Google Sends Allo To The Scrapheap

Google Sends Allo To The Scrapheap

Google announced, in late 2017, that it was planning to shutter Allo, its messaging service that never quite resonated with users. Today is the day when Allo bites the dust. If you’ve been relying on Allo, it’s time to swing your Plan B into operation and to download your chat…

Facebook Owns Online Messaging

Facebook Owns Online Messaging

Facebook has two messaging platforms – Messenger and WhatsApp. While imagine many people would have accounts with both services, figures released in parallel with Facebook’s quarterly earnings report revealed that WhatsApp boasts over a billion users each day. Messenger has over a billion monthly users.