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
  • It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

    … and videos to their Facebook Stories, which are visible for 24 hours, and that content does not appear in News Feed or on users’ Timelines. Friends can reply to Facebook Stories with direct messages, and selfie filters and geofilters (sound familiar?) are also available. Heath also pointed out that much like Instagram, the new feature is appearing…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 35 readers -
  • WhatsApp Adds Offline Message Queueing to iOS App

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 25, 2017 - 11:05 AM The most recent update to WhatsApp’s iOS application brings with it the ability to queue messages for sending while offline. Version 2.17.1 of WhatsApp for iOS also includes a revamped storage usage screen that allows users to clear storage space on their devices by removing certain types…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 30 readers -
  • Facebook Messenger Integrated With Android Auto

    … or built-in vehicle displays. The social network said: Here’s how it works: if you have Messenger installed on your Android device, you’ll be able to listen to and respond to messages through the Android Auto mobile app or supported vehicle display. Android Auto will play your messages for you; simply touch the speaker icon to hear the message read…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook, Messenger, Instagram in a Single Inbox for Businesses

    … receive nearly 5 billion comments, messages and posts by visitors each month, adding: If you actively manage communications for your business across Facebook, Messenger and Instagram, you can save time with the updated inbox by responding to all inquiries within a single app. You’ll be able to quickly scan all three channels for new updates and feel…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Jobs Tab on Pages

    … with information from their public profiles. Pages receive completed applications as Facebook messages. Constine speculated that Facebook’s test of profile tags in 2015 was conducted with an eye toward potential new features such as the jobs tab on pages. Readers: What are your thoughts on Facebook’s test of a jobs tab for pages? Screenshot courtesy of Josh Constine, TechCrunch. …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 17 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- 14 readers -
  • Too Many Promotional Brand Posts Drive Users Away (Report)

    … by brands using slang and jargon, 34 percent disliked a lack of personality, 32 percent disliked forced humor and nearly 25 percent were annoyed when brands didn’t respond to messages sent by the user. 46 percent of respondents said they unfollow brands for posting too many promotional messages, 41 percent unfollowed because of irrelevant…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 22 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- 10 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- 22 readers -
  • WWDC 16: Apple Unveils iOS 10, Swift Playgrounds, More

    … During its WWDC 16 keynote Monday, Apple unveiled iOS 10, the next version of its iOS operating system. Apple described iOS 10 as “the biggest iOS release ever,” and it will include updates for a number of Apple’s apps, including Maps, Photos and Messages. Here are some of the updates Apple unveiled: The Messages app will be updated…

    AllTwitter- 21 readers -
  • Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans?

    … is trending heavily to private messages over public wall posts. Dutch airline KLM has been an early pioneer in using Facebook Messenger for business. KLM goes full-force on social, with a 200-employee team ready to respond to queries in 13 languages. In the first quarter of 2016, KLM handled roughly 35,000 private messages and 5,000 wall posts. But even…

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 36 readers -
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