Messenger

  • 6 Ways Retailers Are Using Messaging Apps for Marketing

    … Popular consumer-facing apps like Viber, Kik, and WhatsApp, are pushing hard to become known as more than just messaging services, and one of the ways they’re doing that is by beefing up their social commerce capabilities. Social commerce combines the best parts of e-commerce and social media, and it’s become an area that multichannel retailers…

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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?

    … Twitter appears to be waving bye-bye to its buy button. E-commerce platform Shopify was one of several sites to launch the feature in October 2015, and Ingrid Lunden of TechCrunch reported that merchants using Shopify are being notified that Twitter is “pivoting away” from its e-commerce focus. TechCrunch reader Brody Berson shared…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 27 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

    … the purchasing experience with their pop-up vending machines. Co-founder and CEO Nikhil Sethi: More of these companies that were pure platforms will begin to build hardware. We’ve already seen this with Spectacles and Oculus. Pursuing hardware creates new formats and more types of experiences for people, which will ultimately create more advertising…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 33 readers -
  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … How much progress has Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made in fulfilling his New Year’s resolution for 2016? Zuckerberg said in a Jan. 3 Facebook post that his personal challenge for 2016 was to use artificial intelligence to create a personal assistant, which he described as his own version of Jarvis from Iron Man. On Monday, he…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 31 readers -
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