'Over-the-top' services are used to disguise text spam campaigns by sending a few messages from many phone numbers.
They seem frivolous, but stickers have the potential to win back the coveted teen demographic and pull in some cash.
Keep Big Brother at bay with this surprisingly design-minded encrypted mobile app.
Peter Sunde, the co-founder of BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay, is working on developing a secure mobile messaging app and service that's intended to be safe from government surveillance and be user friendly at the same time.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent is rolling out a global marketing campaign for its WeChat messaging app in a bid to expand the product's reach across 15 different markets, and boost its popularity among users outside China.
Texting scams continue to increase, with scammers using come-ons similar to the phishing techniques used in spam email for years.
Over-reliance on digital communications may be impacting job happiness and performance.
A mechanical engineering student in Taiwan has found the messaging application called Line warns and stops users in China from sending certain politically sensitive keywords.
Google plans to shut down in June the Meebo Bar for receiving and sharing personalized content from websites in favor of Google+ tools for interaction between websites and users.
A large number of customers are migrating from SMS to free or cost-effective social messaging apps, but that's where the money is, says global analyst firm Ovum.