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Did you know you can format text in WhatsApp?

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 March 2016

You may not have noticed, but WhatsApp added a few formatting features for text to its messaging platform. FULL STORY >

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Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

By Staff Writer 4 March 2016

Skype for Business product marketing manager, Chantal de Menezes, explains how the platform's Translator tools enhance communication. FULL STORY >

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Enabling the connected workforce through Skype for Business

By Staff Writer 9 February 2016

With productivity centred around conversations, Microsoft has recently integrated a new set of features to increase the collaborative capabilities of Skype for Business. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp passes the one billion user mark

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 February 2016

Just shy of two years since Facebook acquired it, WhatsApp passes the one billion user threshold. FULL STORY >

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PlayStation introduces new Instant Messaging app for iOS and Android

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 December 2015

Designed for its online gaming community, PlayStation has debuted a new instant messaging app for iOS and Android with specific PS-themed content. FULL STORY >

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Tumblr testing out instant messaging for its platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 November 2015

One of the more popular social media platforms aiming to cement its place, Tumblr has begun testing out an instant messaging feature, with plans to roll out in the future. FULL STORY >

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New emoji for iOS 9.1 revealed

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 September 2015

Forget about the 3D Touch elements of Apple's new iOS 9.1, we now get a preview of the new emoji that will be available. Finally, more than one dragon to choose from. FULL STORY >

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Standard Bank and WeChat partner to offer instant banking

By Ryan Noik 8 September 2015

Standard Bank has joined forces with instant messaging provider WeChat to offer a new service that combines speaking with a banker with instant messaging. FULL STORY >

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Traffic from Mobile & Online Messaging to Reach 438 Billion per Day by 2019 - Juniper Research

By Staff Writer 8 July 2015

New data from Juniper Research has shown that mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion per annum by 2019, up from 94.2 trillion this year. FULL STORY >

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Is South Africa facing a Text Neck pain pandemic?

By Staff Writer 1 June 2015

Although today’s digital age comes with many benefits, it also brings a new set of health issues. One of the biggest at the moment is ‘Text Neck’. FULL STORY >

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Facebook Messenger adding free video calling to rival Skype

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 April 2015

As Facebook aims to amp up the level of offerings for its Messenger service, the social media company just announced the rollout of free video calling to rival that of Skype. FULL STORY >

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Mimecast secure messaging helps employees share sensitive information safely over email

By Staff Writer 16 April 2015

A secure and private channel for confidential information to prevent risk of data leaks FULL STORY >

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Twitter adds group messaging and mobile video as new services

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 January 2015

After hinting at a number of enhancements a few months ago, Twitter has added direct group messaging and mobile video as it looks it enhance its app's overall functionality. FULL STORY >

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SA gets Instagram's Bolt first

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 July 2014

No longer designed for filtered selfies, Instagram has debuted its new one tap photo/video messaging app, Bolt for iOS and Android users. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp and WeChat go head to head with new updates

By Ryan Noik 7 August 2013

Both WeChat and WhatsApp have introduced a version update boasting new features that add to the capability of each of the apps. FULL STORY >

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