Instant Messaging

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Match the Right Communication Type to the Occasion
Communications Strategies

Match the Right Communication Type to the Occasion

Select the correct method by weighing the task at hand, the recipient, a message's urgency and the potential risk of a misunderstanding.
Karen Lachtanski
New Messaging App 'Tap' Aims to Be Even Simpler Than 'Yo'
Apps

New Messaging App 'Tap' Aims to Be Even Simpler Than 'Yo'

A decorated tech inventor enters the context-based messaging service market, claiming his app is four times faster than the viral messaging app Yo.
Catherine Clifford
Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App
National Small Business Week

Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App

Serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber says you need this free, ultra-convenient mobile messaging app to seamlessly keep in touch with large groups at events.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
WhatsApp's Epic Fail Was a Rival App's Exponential Gain
WhatsApp

WhatsApp's Epic Fail Was a Rival App's Exponential Gain

Outage of Facebook's pretty penny acquisition sent a swarm of 4.95 million users to messaging app Telegram.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This App Lets Users Anonymously Spill Their Secrets -- And Do They Ever
Technology

This App Lets Users Anonymously Spill Their Secrets -- And Do They Ever

Pssst. Come a little closer. Let's dish about Secret, Silicon Valley's hottest and most liberating gossip mill.
Kim Lachance Shandrow