Messages

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
    • Facebook, Messenger, Instagram in a Single Inbox for Businesses

      Facebook announced that businesses on the social network can now link their Facebook, Messenger and Instagram accounts and receive all communications from those channels in a single inbox. The social network said in a Facebook for Business post that the new inbox will roll out to brands using the Pages application “in the coming weeks,” with other devices to be added soon.

      David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
    • Facebook Testing Jobs Tab on Pages

      Does Facebook have LinkedIn in its crosshairs? A new Jobs tab showed up on TechCrunch’s Facebook page, and the social network confirmed to Josh Constine of TechCrunch that it was part of a test, saying: Based on behavior we’ve seen on Facebook, where many small businesses post about their job openings on their pages, we’re running a test for page administrators to create job postings and rece.

      David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
    • Facebook Messenger Integrated With Android Auto

      Owners of cars equipped with Android Auto no longer have to be off the Facebook Messenger grid while they are on the road. Facebook announced that Messenger is now integrated with Android Auto, an interface that provides drivers with voice command-enabled access to features such as navigation, music and messaging via mobile applications or built-in vehicle displays.

      David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Pinterest Revamps Inbox

    … Pinterest tweaked its notifications and messages section, eliminating its You tab and moving those notifications to its News tab. The social network also combined pin likes into one notification, rather than several individual notifications, and those notifications were made much more visual. Pinterest product manager Seth Weisfeld said…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 7 readers -
  • 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…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 13 readers -
  • Twitter Adds Message Button for Websites

    … By David Cohen on Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM Twitter Wednesday rolled out a button for websites that will allow visitors to send private messages to the individuals or companies behind those sites. The social network announced in a tweet that the new Message button is now available here for use on all websites: Announcing our new Message…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 7 readers -
  • 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…

    AllTwitter- 13 readers -
  • WWDC 16: Apple Unveils iOS 10, Swift Playgrounds, More

    … with larger emoji, message animations, handwritten notes and more. Users will be able to send animated text bubbles, as well as messages with full-screen animations, such as balloons and confetti. Users will also be able to send messages with “invisible ink,” which hides messages until recipients swipe over them. In addition, users will be able…

    AllTwitter- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter How To's- 17 readers -
  • Report: Ignore Customers on Social at Your Own Peril

    …-relationship-management provider Sprout Social examines just how much businesses are losing by not engaging with customers. The report notes: While brands view Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as broadcast outlets for pumping out promotional content, consumers recognize these social channels for what they truly are: powerful portals for two-way…

    Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 11 readers -
  • Updated Checklist for Social Media Managers (Infographic)

    … to expose your brand to new audiences, a way to drive traffic to your website or just a platform to grow relationships with your current and prospective customers, you’ll need to start by building a strong social presence. Many new — and sometimes very established — brands simply take to social media to schedule promotional messages jam-packed…

    AllTwitterin Social EMail Facebook Twitter- 42 readers -
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