Messenger is an instant messaging program. The English word messenger is derived from the message. The stress in both words on the first "e", well, you understood the message .
The first widely known online messenger was the now forgotten ICQ ( ICQ ), then Skype became the dominant messenger market, largely due to the introduction of support for voice and video calls.
The market of instant messengers for smartphones and tablets today won powerful and almost free WhatsApp and Viber , with which while unsuccessfully trying to compete, Telegram is the offspring of the creator of VKontakte by Pavel Durov .
Almost every large Internet company and social network today has on its site a small and annoying messenger, which always pops up in the lower right corner of the screen.
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