Messenger

  • 6 Ways Retailers Are Using Messaging Apps for Marketing

    … and enterprise leaders are eager to embrace. Nearly half (47%) of consumers say they’ve purchased something because they saw it on social media, according to a survey by Sumo Heavy, a digital commerce strategy and development firm. Messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Viber, WhatsApp, and others offer yet another avenue for retailers to use…

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  • When to Ban Social Media Trolls and Prevent Harassment

    … @Wendys, may choose to engage humorously with less vicious trolls. If you plan to be irreverent and commit to this course, be aware that your replies will be retweeted and will become screenshots and shared—widely. While on Facebook Messenger, it’s become a game for trolls to bait brands like kids used to prank call stores and ask if they sell Prince…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 38 readers -
  • Twitter Phasing Out Buy Button?

    … support team at support@shopify.com if you have any questions. Lunden reported that Twitter’s donate button will not be affected by the change. The Twitter buy button debuted in September 2014 with Fancy, Gumroad, Musictoday and Stripe as launch partners. The social network announced in September 2015 that Shopify, Bigcommerce and Demandware were integrating the feature. Readers: Did you ever use Twitter’s buy button, either as a seller or a customer? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 29 readers -
  • The Rise of Chat Bots and Their Implications for Social Media

    … of a messaging platform can lead to big money in the future. In the past year, Facebook opened up its Messenger platform–with its more than 1 billion monthly active users and Facebook’s 1.79 billion MAUs–to third-party chat bots. Upwards of 45,000 developers are now using Facebook’s Wit.ai chat-bot-building tool to create chat bots for Messenger. Other major…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
  • Facebook Corrects Bug That Caused Messenger to Drain Batteries

    … issue was isolated and fixed server side. If you restart Messenger the problem should be gone now. Very sorry. — David Marcus (@davidmarcus) January 10, 2017 Marcus suggested in another tweet response that users currently on beta versions of Messenger should use the standard version. Readers: Have you noticed any battery issues on your devices due to Messenger? Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 32 readers -
  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … opportunities for the platforms. Apple is a huge underdog in this space because people don’t necessarily include it when they talk about Facebook and Snapchat, but Apple has something that competes with them at every level. It has iMessage, one of the biggest messaging applications with features similar to Facebook Messenger; it has one of the biggest…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 33 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … that it was built on the data-center technology it used for its Wedge 100 top-of-rack switch, and it was able to transmit Ethernet traffic at 200 gigabits per second over a single wavelength. Messenger was also a frequent topic during Facebook’s hackathons, and the social network said in its blog post: Hackathons often aren’t long enough to create…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 41 readers -
  • How Ad Testing Can Combat Facebook’s Slow Ad Growth

    … be cautious. As Facebook has hit its optimum ad load, its focus is turning instead to alternative sources of revenue like video ads, bots for its Messenger application and its audience on third-party apps and websites. What Facebook’s changes mean for advertisers Digital marketers, take note: Zero growth in ad load means that it’s more important than ever…

    Inside Facebookin Facebook How To's- 55 readers -
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