Facebook: Messenger

  • Ads in Facebook Messenger are officially here

    … to the people to decide whether they want to opt in. About The Author Tim Peterson, Third Door Media's Social Media Reporter, has been covering the digital marketing industry since 2011. He has reported for Advertising Age, Adweek and Direct Marketing News. A born-and-raised Angeleno who graduated from New York University, he currently lives in Los…

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  • Facebook adds new tools for local discovery and commerce to Pages

    Facebook wants to be the mobile solution for local businesses. It also sees itself increasingly as a local commerce platform for consumers. The company’s recent introductions of Marketplace and its Events app are indications of a full court press into local. Today Facebook is adding more tools for consumers and business owners: Booking and ordering for Pages Social recommend ...

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  • Twitter now lets brands say when they’re available to respond to tweets

    Twitter is playing catch-up with Facebook once again when it comes to becoming brands’ favored social platform for customer service. Businesses’ Twitter profiles can now display the hours that a company is available to respond to people’s tweets — such as “24/7” or “4am-11pm” — and feature a button people can click to send it a direct message.

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  • Facebook Messenger adds buy button, native payments and links bots to Facebook ads

    Facebook Messenger bots can now serve as standalone storefronts. On Monday Facebook Messenger made it easier for companies to sell products through their Messenger bots by adding a buy button, the ability to people to buy products from a bot without needing to leave Messenger and a way for brands to direct people from their Facebook ads to their Messenger bots.

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