Messaging provider textPlus said in an FCC filing that the company soon plans to create a bounceback message for users who attempt to send messages to 911. The news is notable considering the FCC is working to ensure that messages sent to 911 are received by emergency personnel.
WhatsApp is introducing its first-ever dedicated instant messaging button via Nokia's new social-themed Asha 210 handset.
BlackBerry will shutter its cloud-based BBM Music service in June, less than two years after the music discovery initiative rolled out to consumers.
Roughly a month after Facebook added free VoIP calling to its standalone Messenger application for Apple's iOS, the social media giant is expanding the voice service to its flagship iOS app.