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Discord brings custom backgrounds to video calls, tests new account switcher

Discord is one of the most popular platforms gamers use to interact online. It's a feature-rich communication tool that allows users to socialize via text and audio/video calls. This powerful service also enables friends to watch YouTube videos together, join Clubhouse-like audio rooms, and listen to music as a group. You can use most of...

[Update: Back up] Spotify, Discord, Snapchat and others are down

It's always fun when a website or service you use starts to have issues loading, and you have to try to guess if your home internet connection is broken, or if it's not actually your fault. Today's string of internet outages definitely isn't the result of your router not working — Spotify, Discord, Snapchat, and...

Discord may soon let you switch accounts within the app

Discord for Android may soon let you sign in to multiple accounts, making it possible to switch between your different accounts on the fly. Right now, if you're signed into the Discord app and want to switch to a different account, you have to first log out from your current account. But it looks like...

Discord is rolling out native YouTube “Watch Together” integration

A few weeks ago, YouTube shut down two popular music bots on the Discord platform. Those bots allowed millions of users to listen to music from YouTube on the messaging and social platform. Discord is preparing to introduce a new "Watch Together" feature to help ease the pain of those shutdowns. As spotted by The Verge, Discord...

Discord is adding Slack-like threads to keep conversations better organized

Discord is a popular messaging app that can get quite messy in busy conversations, and the developers know it. Now you can reply to messages in threads, just like Slack, to help keep your conversations confined to a single space within a larger channel. a lot of you have been asking for a threads feature to...

These are the Best Messaging Apps: WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, and more!

Instant messaging has revolutionized the way the world works. Most of us got our first spin with it during the height of MSN Messenger from its launch in 1999. Now the rise of smartphones has changed the way instant messaging works again. However, there's not a single, one-size-fits-all solution for messaging just yet. There are...

Discord will be integrated into your PS5 next year

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a new partnership with Discord that will bring the communication service’s features to PlayStation Network. The integration is expected to be available early next year. The news comes after Microsoft reportedly failed to make a deal to acquire Discord. In a blog post on Monday, Jim Ryan, President & CEO of...

[Update: Halted] Microsoft is in talks to buy Discord for $10 billion

After acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion in 2018, Microsoft now has its eyes set on Discord, an instant messaging service widely used by gamers. Even though the instant messaging service has a large gamer-appeal, it has the potential to be widely adopted across topic segments, as many non-gamer servers already do exist on the platform. Microsoft...

Discord launches Stage Channels, its version of Clubhouse audio rooms

After hearing Discord was working on a Clubhouse-like feature, the company has introduced Stage Channels. The new feature has launched on all platforms where Discord is available, which includes Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, and the web. According to Discord, Stage Channels was developed after the platform noticed more people using voice chat in unique ways. “As...

Discord is making it easier to find and add your friends

Discord is working on a new feature for its mobile app that will make it easier for you to find and add friends. The messaging service is currently testing the feature, called Find Your Friends, with a small number of users. But the company has already shared how it will work once it rolls out...

Even Discord is working on its own version of Clubhouse

Clubhouse and the concept behind it have taken the world by storm. In a world that's currently enduring a harsh pandemic with no end in sight, Internet-based services have taken even more prevalence, and the public chatroom concept Clubhouse has pioneered has managed to attract a lot of users, lured by the concept of public,...

Discord is rolling out screen sharing on mobile devices

In September this year, we learned that Discord was planning to bring its screen sharing feature to Android users. At the time, we had spotted new strings highlighting the feature in a Canary release of Discord's desktop client. The strings revealed that the feature would allow users to share their Android device's screen with friends....