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Talk with your fellow makers directly inside Product Hunt 😺💬

Product Hunt's in-site messenger lets you chat with your fellow makers and friends across the community. While simple, Chat is quite robust. You can start a:

- Private 1-on-1 chat

- Private group chat

- Public group chat

Give it a shot and let us know what you think. 🤗

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Product Hunt
It's often said that every social network eventually adds messaging. Well, now you can include Product Hunt on that list. 😅 Once upon a time, Twitter didn't have DMs. It was a simple tool to broadcast your breakfast choices to the world, but there was no way to discuss your avocado toast choices in private.
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A simpler way to use Facebook Messenger

Messenger 4 is all about simpler and easier-to-use messaging. Focusing on simplicity, we are bringing a easy to use interface with new fun features like color gradient background to personalize your conversations even more.

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Mashable
Facebook is trying to clean up Messenger. The company showed off a new, redesigned version of the app, which is starting to roll out to users now. The reason for the redesign is what many users have known for years: Messenger, in its current form, is a bloated confusing mess.
Tom's Guide
Facebook is looking to simplifying your chat sessions. The social network giant's Messenger 4, announced today (Oct. 23), will streamline the look of the chat app, with an eye toward making it easier to navigate your way through messaging.
Variety
Spring cleaning started early at Facebook: The company unveiled a new version of its Messenger chat app Tuesday that cuts down on a lot of the clutter that had found its way into the app in recent years. The biggest change: The new Messenger version features just 3 tabs, as opposed to the previous 9 tabs.
WIRED
Only six social media apps in the world have a billion or more users, and four of them belong to Facebook. Tops is the eponymous flagship app, known as "Big Blue," followed by three apps all focused on messaging: Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger.
The Independent
Facebook has completely redesigned its Messenger app, taking away its old mass of features and aiming to make it more simple. The company has got rid of the nine tabs and variety of options that greeted users who opened up its chat app and has instead swapped them for just three tabs.
Mumbrella
Facebook Messenger has been relaunched with a simpler interface, the company has announced. The announcement: Say Hello to the New Messenger: Introducing Messenger 4 By Stan Chudnovsky, VP of Messenger Starting today, we're rolling out a new, simplified version of Messenger: Messenger 4.
Engadget
At an event in Facebook's new San Francisco headquarters, the company admitted that Messenger had gotten bloated over the years. "It's not as simple as the app was at the beginning," said Stan Chudnovsky, the head of product for Facebook Messenger. "We knew it needed to be simple again."
CNET
Facebook's messaging app is getting a new look and the tech firm wants to keep it simple. On Tuesday, the social media giant unveiled a new version of Messenger that the company said is easier for users to browse. Instead of nine tabs along the bottom, users will now only have three tabs -- chats, people and discover.
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Group video chat for live mobile games

Bunch is the first app that lets you play your favorite games with friends over video chat. Video and audio chat with your friends while playing HQ Trivia, Flappy Lives, and other mobile games.

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pocketgamer.biz
Mobile group video chat developer Bunch has raised $3.8 million in a funding round led by London Venture Partners. The Bunch mobile client allows up to eight users to voice or video call each other and launch multiplayer games together. The app doesn't require direct work on the part of developers and works natively with mobile games.
Crunchbase News
Bunch wants to make it easier for gamers to socialize. And to help it reach that goal, the startup has just raised $3.8 million in funding in a seed round led by London Venture Partners, with participation from Founders Fund, Betaworks, North Zone, Streamlined Ventures, 500 Startups, and others.
Medium
Today, we are excited to announce that we have raised $3.8M from amazing partners like London Venture Partners, Betaworks, Founders Fund, Streamlined Ventures, Northzone, 500 Startups - and more! Bunch is the first group video chat app for live mobile games. It allows you to FaceTime your friends, while playing your favorite games like Fortnite, Roblox, Spac… See more
VentureBeat
Bunch has raised $3.8 million in funding for its app that lets people play mobile games with friends over video chat. Bunch 's idea is to make games more social by letting people engage in video chat before, during, and after playing their favorite mobile games.
Engadget
Users can invite their friends to a party, pick their favorite game, and launch into a gaming session with the tap of a button. The app supports live voice and video chat for up to eight players and lets users play popular mobile games such as Fortnite, Roblox, Minecraft, and HQ Trivia.
TechCrunch
The best parts of gaming are the jokes and trash talk with friends. Whether it was four-player Goldeneye or linking up PCs for Quake battles in the basement, the social element keeps video games exciting. Yet on mobile we've lost a lot of that, playing silently by ourselves even if we'r...
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