• United States October 8, 2019 7:40 am

    Need Someone to Talk to? California Launches Mental Health Hotline for Calls or Instant Messaging

    California residents in need of non-emergency emotional help can now call or instant message people at a hotline that debuted statewide Monday, just ahead of World Mental Health Day.

  • NBC NEWS April 5, 2018 9:40 am

    Update to Slack Privacy Policy Allows Employers to Read DM's

    The instant-messaging work tool Slack has announced new changes to its privacy policy that will allow employers to download and read direct messages sent between co-workers, NBC News BETTER reported. Previously, Slack customers who purchased its premium “Plus” plan had the ability to download and read communications in Slack through a “Compliance Export”. The report could not be done in...

  • Twitter October 6, 2017 12:43 pm

    'Goodbye': AOL's AIM to Sign Off for Good

    Internet service provider AOL will shut down its once-ubiquitous instant messaging service AIM in December, the company announced on Twitter Friday. “All good things come to an end. On Dec. 15, we’ll bid farewell to AIM. Thank you to all our users! #AIMemories,” the company tweeted, including a link to a press release announcing the the end of the service....

  • Facebook September 6, 2017 6:13 pm

    Here's How WhatsApp Plans To Make Money

    Do you use WhatsApp to talk to your friends? The free instant messaging app is used in 109 countries, or 55.6 percent of the world. But with no advertising in the app and no charge to use it, many people wonder how WhatsApp makes money.

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