Short Message Service (SMS) is a text messaging service component of phone, web, or mobile communication systems, using standardized communications protocols that allow the exchange of short text messages between fixed line or mobile phone devices. SMS text messaging is the most widely used data application in the world, with over 3.7 billion active users, or 74% of all mobile phone subscribers. The term SMS is used as a synonym for all types of short text messaging as well as the user activity itself in many parts of the world. SMS is also being used as a form of direct marketing known as SMS marketing.
Posts about Messages
  • Too Many Promotional Brand Posts Drive Users Away (Report)

    … Without an audience, a business’ social media presence is nothing but a waste of time. We spend a lot of time focusing on retention and engagement but rarely think about the behaviors that drive users away. A survey from Sprout Social explores how social media users feel about brand posting habits, and ultimately why they unfollow. Sprout…

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  • Twitter Adds Message Button for Websites

    … button. Now people can easily slide into your DMs from your website. Get yours now! — TwitterDev (@TwitterDev) August 24, 2016 The addition of the Message button for websites is likely aimed at encouraging Twitter users to send direct messages to businesses, rather than tweeting businesses or sending tweets with businesses…

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  • WWDC 16: Apple Details Game Center Changes in iOS 10, Introduces Sessions

    … During WWDC 16 last week, Apple unveiled a number of changes coming to Game Center in iOS 10. Game Center is Apple’s social gaming platform, which allows developers to add achievements, leader boards and multiplayer functionality to iOS games. With this update, Game Center will support Messages-based invites for multiplayer matches…

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  • WWDC 16: Apple Unveils iOS 10, Swift Playgrounds, More

    … that will scan a user’s photos and videos and create collections related to specific events. Each Memory will contain a Memory Movie, an automatically created movie with theme music, titles and cinematic transitions. The Apple Music app will be redesigned to make it easier for users to navigate and discover new music. The Library, For You, Browse and Radio…

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  • How Facebook, Twitter Updates Improve Customer Service

    … for continual support. Promoted responsiveness: Pages now allow brands to promote how responsive they are to messages. Companies that respond to 90 percent of inquiries within five minutes can add a “Very Responsive” badge to their page. Additionally, administrators may opt, instead, for a badge that states the average response time explicitly. Not only does…

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  • Report: Ignore Customers on Social at Your Own Peril

    … dialog. A total of 90 percent of the 1,000 consumers surveyed have used social sites to communicate with a brand in some way. What’s more, consumers reach out on social before all other methods, including phone or email, when they have a problem with a product or service. Messages requiring responses also increased 18 percent over the [ast year…

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  • Updated Checklist for Social Media Managers (Infographic)

    … indicators: Your KPIs are what prove whether or not you’re hitting your social media goals. If you change your goals, you’ll have to change your KPIs accordingly. For instance, if your new goal is to drive site traffic instead of boosting branding and awareness, you may change your KPIs from “reach” to “clicks.” Gauge team capacity and needs: Based…

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