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How to use iMessage on iOS 10

One of the biggest changes in iOS 10 is the new and improved iMessage app. It now offers animations, GIFs, music sharing, and even its own app store. Here's how to make the most of Apple's latest set of messaging features.
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Apple may be further along with iMessage for Android than previously thought

It seems as though the rumors that Apple is developing an iMessage for Android aren't dead yet. In fact, the company may have even made mockups of the app for Android, according to recent reports.
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How to turn off the ‘Seen’ function in Facebook Messenger, iMessage, and more

Sometimes, you'd rather not let someone know that you've seen their message. So how do you prevent those pesky "seen" notifications? Our guide will show you how to disable read receipts in iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and elsewhere.
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Apple appears to be storing a log of the numbers you enter into iMessages

Apple stores detailed logs of all phone numbers entered into iOS's Messages app -- and potentially others -- for a minimum of 30 days. That's according to law enforcement documents obtained by The Intercept.
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Messaging Showdown: WhatsApp vs. iMessage vs. Facebook Messenger vs. Allo

Apple's overhauled iMessage is finally here, as is Google's latest message app, Allo. But how do they pair compare with Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp? Check out our quick-hit comparison for a closer look at each platform.
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Tumblr’s new iMessage app lets you create and share your own GIFs

Tumblr’s new iMessage app is a GIF lover's dream. If you enjoy creating and sharing GIFs, you can now do so using just your iPhone. The easy-to-use extension also offers a range of fun, Snapchat-style, customization options.
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Tinder ditches dating for squad interactions on new iMessage app

Tinder Stacks is the new iMessage app from the popular dating service. It combines Tinder's focus on social interactions with its popular swipe interface to create a visual polling tool for Apple's messaging platform.
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Own an iPhone 7? Try these 15 iMessage apps, sticker packs, games for iOS 10

The official version of Apple's iOS 10 is finally here, and that means you can download all the iMessage apps, stickers, and games that you want. Here are our top 15, and we'll continue to update this list as the iMessage app store…
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Apple explains why iMessage is unlikely to ever land on Android

There was talk last week that iMessage was about to land for Android users, but it wasn't to be. And now an Apple executive has explained why its messaging software is unlikely to ever land on Google's mobile operating system.
Mobile

Look out, Facebook! Apple’s iMessage is now a platform

Apple has announced some pretty big changes to iMessage, perhaps the biggest of which is making the app a platform and following Facebook Messenger's lead. Not only that, but the QuickType keyboard has been redesigned.
Social Media

Is Apple about to announce iMessage for Android?

Besides Apple Music and a couple of others, Apple has never really gone in for offering its own apps to Android users. A report Thursday, however, suggests it could be about to announce its iMessage chat service for Google's mobile…
Business

Patent troll VirnetX demands shutdown of Apple’s FaceTime and iMessage

A patent troll called VirnetX just won a $626 million patent dispute with Apple, however the company is now trying to have the offending apps, iMessage and FaceTime, shut down. VirnetX is also seeking an extra $190 million in damages.