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Facebook Messenger for Android received a number of new features today, including the ability to pin conversation shortcuts to your home screen. The release also brings free calls, allows you to create groups for the people you message most, and adds message forwarding.


BlackBerry today announced its latest BBM update for Android and iOS. In addition to adding stickers, the release supports larger file attachments, and the ability to share photos in group chat.


In an effort to keep up with Google Hangouts on Android, Samsung has baked SMS and MMS integration into the latest version of its ChatON messaging app. The service will now roll your instant messages and traditional text messages into one conversation, so you only need to keep up with one thread.


Facebook is hard at work on delivering a much-needed redesign to its Android app, and we have an early glimpse at what the new design will look like thanks to these leaked screenshots. It’s much “flatter” and cleaner than the existing design — a lot like the new Facebook Messenger app — and it makes the app look much more likes its counterparts for iOS and Windows Phone.


Twitter hopes to compete with instant messaging services like WhatsApp and Line with a new app that’s dedicated to direct messaging, AllThingsD reports. The company hopes the move will bring “the long-buried feature to the forefront” and place a new emphasis on its private messaging capabilities.

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