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    • Are text messages a binding contract?

      Are text messages a binding contract? A story is making the rounds about a man out of Colorado who was selling some car parts online who may be sued by someone he promised the parts to over text messaging. Instead the seller was offered more money for the parts by someone with cash in hand. The buyer who lost out is now threatening to sue the seller.

      Greg's Corner- 29 readers -
  • Instagram’s Jim Squires Shares 7 Predictions for SMBs in 2017

    … like Hyperlapse and Boomerang allow anyone to create engaging and relevant videos in just minutes. SMBs will deepen customer relationships: Customers crave real-time engagement with brands, as do small businesses with their customers. SMBs will continue to make strides in 2017 to connect directly with their customers, be it through calls, texts…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Mobile Facebook- 17 readers -
  • The Top 6 Ways to Grow Your App

    … Tech pundits scream: “The app-ocalypse is near! The end of applications is here. Long live chat bots. The app boom is over.” Who will win the race to become the WeChat of the West? Yes, the consumer internet space is shoulder-to-shoulder. Yes, the “grow now, monetize later” pitch is a less palatable to investors that it was maybe five years…

    AllFacebookin Affiliate Social Google Facebook- 25 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources Community Cellular Manager

    … Facebook announced the open-sourcing of a solution aimed at furthering its mission of connecting the world. Software engineers Kurtis Heimeri and Steve Muir and infrastructure strategist Shaddi Hasan announced in a blog post last week that the code for Community Cellular Manager is available via GitHub. They described CCM as a software…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • How to Build an Authentic Brand With a Remarkable Voice

    … into a joke. It’s very difficult to convincingly come across as something you’re not; more often, it just looks like you’re trying too hard. Language shortcuts: Are emojis appropriate? Emojis have come a long way since their “birth” in the 1990s, when they were more commonly known as smileys or emoticons. Originally used in chatrooms and text messaging…

    AllFacebookin Social How To's- 20 readers -
  • Businesses: Take a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity

    … Every business and organization needs to take a holistic approach to cybersecurity. To that end, providing resources and training staff members to maintain good security practices should be a top priority. We interviewed Alex Heid, chief research officer at SecurityScorecard, and gained some insight into how companies can improve their digital…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 10 readers -
  • Americans Still Prefer Email to Social Media (Infographic)

    …, almost one-half of the survey participants still preferred email. Interestingly, 22 percent of the participants preferred direct mail. None of the other methods of communication–texts, social media messages, phone calls and company mobile apps–broke 10 percent. For more details, check out the infographic below. …

    AllFacebookin Social EMail- 24 readers -
  • Pinterest Now Lets You Turn Off ‘Picked for You’ Recommendations

    … of Pinterest. That is, when users tap the share button on a Pin, board or profile, they’ll now be able to share the Pin through Facebook, email, text message and more, depending on the apps they have on their devices. Finally, users now have the option to turn off “Picked for You” recommendations, which will stop Pinterest from showing “Picked for You” Pins in their home feeds. Readers: What do you think of these changes? …

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook: No SMS Charges for Account Kit Until August 2018

    … Facebook announced that developers using its Account Kit, initially introduced at F8 in April, will not be subject to SMS charges until August 2018. Software engineer Calvin Mak said in a blog post that when August 2018 rolls around, standard SMS rates will apply for apps with more than 100,000 confirmation messages per month, adding…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 10 readers -
  • High-Risk, High-Reward: Snapchat’s Advertising Revolution

    … Mobile advertising requires striking what can seem like an impossible balance: attracting users’ attention without interrupting whatever else they are doing. The trick is to be interruptive through engaging, well-placed advertising without interrupting. Although mobile advertising has evolved over the past 10 years away from SMS messages…

    AllTwitter- 18 readers -
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