Street Fight Daily: The Relationship Between Mobile Messaging and Commerce, GM Invests in Lyft

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… The Future of Mobile Chatting: Commerce (Wall Street Journal) David Marcus, a former PayPal exec who runs Facebook’s Messenger, says his team is studying how companies can keep in touch with customers over chat without being intrusive.Read the full article


  • The Future of Mobile Chatting: Commerce

    wsj.com - 4 readers - For growing numbers of smartphone users, once-simple messaging apps have become the center of their online activity, in some cases eclipsing social-media portals such as Facebook.

  • The Future of Mobile Chatting: Commerce

    wsj.com - 3 readers - For growing numbers of smartphone users, once-simple messaging apps have become the center of their online activity, in some cases eclipsing social-media portals such as Facebook.

  • What Marketers Need to Know About Cars as the Next Must-Have Mobile Devices

    adweek.com - 5 readers - Drive-time DJs and radio ad-sales folk must be shuddering at the thought of a world in which the self-driving car is a reality. As if music streaming apps weren't bad enough, stealing away all those listeners, drivers will soon be able to devote their time and attention to any number of diversions.

  • How John And Patrick Collison Built Stripe Into The PayPal Of The Mobile Era

    forbes.com - 6 readers - 30 Under 30 alums John and Patrick Collison (still just 25 and 27) have built Stripe into a $5 billion mobile payment juggernaut. Their real goal is to shape the future of digital commerce.