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MessageMe, the mobile application that offers free text, photo and video messaging between smartphones, announced Tuesday that it had raised a $10 million round led by John Lilly of Greylock Partners — who will join the board of MessageMe makers LittleInc Labs — with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, True Ventures, Social+Capital and others. The company said it currently has more than five million users on its service.
News Bytelaunched a messaging feature for users on Wednesday evening, along with a shop for users to purchase virtual goods like photo filters and “stickers” to give to friends. The news comes on the heels of Path’s recent CFO hire, Kim Jabal, who will focus on the company’s monetization efforts.