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Facebook brings Messenger to web browsers

Apr 09, 2015 - 3:14 PM

The arrival of Messenger as a web based application lets users chat with Facebook without the distraction of Facebook itself in front of them

MESSENGER ON THE WEB. Screen shot from Messenger.com

WhatsApp adds messaging from Web

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Whatsapp s new web client acts as an extension of your phone s conversations allowing you to chat using your Whatsapp account on a Chrome browser

WHATSAPP. Background image from Whatsapp Web client

Facebook Messenger reaches 500 million users

Nov 11, 2014 - 3:06 PM

Facebook marks an exciting milestone with over 500 million people now using Facebook s Messenger application

MESSENGER. Screen shot from Facebook.

Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to FireChat app

Sep 30, 2014 - 4:59 PM

Student leaders tell followers to download FireChat which allows phones to communicate even when the Internet is down thanks to Bluetooth connectivity

FIRECHAT. Screen shot from FireChat website.