WhatsApp Messenger is a proprietary, cross-platform instant messaging subscription service for smartphones that uses the internet for communication. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, video, and audio media messages as well as their location using integrated mapping features. The client software is available for Google Android, BlackBerry OS, Apple iOS, selected Nokia Series 40, Symbian, selected Nokia Asha platform, Microsoft Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10. WhatsApp Inc. was founded in 2009 by Americans Brian Acton and Jan Koum (also the CEO), both former employees of Yahoo!, and is based in Mountain View, California. The company employs 55 people.
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    • Studying the Hidden World of Dark Social Engagement

      There’s a hidden world of social sharing that often gets overlooked. For every tweet, pin, and Facebook link, there are certain shares that people have struggled to measure for years. As brands and publishers push for better engagement and tangible ROI, unlocking this data has never been more important.

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  • 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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  • WhatsApp Adds Offline Message Queueing to iOS App

    … of messages, such as videos, as well as the ability to send up to 30 photos or videos simultaneously. The What’s New section on WhatsApp’s iTunes App Store listing reads: You can now tap send on messages when you don’t have a connection. Messages will be queued up and sent when your phone regains a connection. Redesigned storage usage screen lets you…

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  • WhatsApp Adds GIF Search, Triples Image Sharing Limit

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 11, 2017 - 3:35 PM WhatsApp quietly introduced two new features: the ability to search for GIF files and to share more images. Manish Singh of Mashable reported on the new features, saying that they are live on iOS and are currently available via WhatsApp beta v2.17.6 for Android, likely meaning an “official” launch…

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  • WhatsApp: 63 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve

    … Featured Jobs Audience Development Manager LADDERS New York City, New York Zeppelin Hall Beer Garden Social Media Strategist Grand Street Property Management Downtown Jersey City Digital Marketing Manager Peanut Butter & Co. New York City, New York (US) Research Associate Investment Research Firm New York City, New York (US) Art Director…

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  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    …. There is a lot of fraud going on at the moment, and we can expect to see the government get involved to start cracking down on this because it does hurt the consumer in many ways. This fraud will ultimately have a positive effect on the world of paid social as it will move dollars toward environments that are more transparent. Transparency…

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  • WhatsApp Ceases Support for Older Operating Systems

    … Singh added that the following operating systems are heading for WhatsApp’s chopping block in June: BlackBerry 10 OS Nokia S40 Nokia Symbian S60 WhatsApp announced these steps in a blog post last February, writing at the time: When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people’s use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple iTunes App…

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  • WhatsApp Adds Video Streaming to Android App

    … Featured Jobs Editorial Director, Audience Development and Engagement Dance.com New York City, New York Social Media Coordinator Victoria King Public Relations Los Angeles, California Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Urban League New York City, New York Media Sales Executive Progressive Business Media East Coast Media Relations…

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  • WhatsApp to Launch Video Calling

    … on Vimeo. WhatsApp also announced that it now has 160 million monthly active users in India, its most popular market, topping parent company Facebook’s total of 155 million MAUs in the country. Manish Singh of Mashable reported that WhatsApp vice president Neeraj Arora made the announcement at a media event introducing the new video calling feature, adding that the app now supports more than 10 local Indian languages. Readers: Will you try out video calling on WhatsApp? …

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