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Twitter Adds Desktop Notifications for Direct Messages
Twitter

Twitter Adds Desktop Notifications for Direct Messages

The notifications will be available for all by the end of the week.
Human + A.I. = Your Business Future
Artificial Intelligence

Human + A.I. = Your Business Future

A wave of startups are part of a new trend that promises to radically simplify our lives by making it harder to determine whether we're communicating with a person or computer code.
Nir Eyal
Why Twitter's New DM Character Limit Could Be a Game Changer for Business Users
Customer Service

Why Twitter's New DM Character Limit Could Be a Game Changer for Business Users

The social networking site just amped up its utility as a real-time customer service center.
Geoff Weiss
How Famed Tech Analyst Mary Meeker Foresees the Future of the Internet
News and trends

How Famed Tech Analyst Mary Meeker Foresees the Future of the Internet

Keep an eye on user-generated content, messaging apps and drones, according to the 20th annual Internet Trends report.
Geoff Weiss
The Future of Social Is Messaging Apps, But How Do Brands Fit In?
Messaging apps

The Future of Social Is Messaging Apps, But How Do Brands Fit In?

The explosion of mobile computing has led to one particularly important outcome for our discussion – chat apps have grown at an even faster pace than mobile.
Brian Honigman
Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.
Emoji

Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.

Don't take it personally.
Arjun Kharpal
How to Engage Your Email Subscribers From the Moment They Sign Up (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Engage Your Email Subscribers From the Moment They Sign Up (Infographic)

First impressions are a one-shot deal. For email marketers, they only come once in an inbox. Here's how not to blow that all-important initial email contact with fresh subs.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Tim Riesterer.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Tim Riesterer.

Our expert this month is looking to take your questions on business messaging, marketing communications and branding.
Andrea Huspeni
This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking
Instant Messaging

This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking

Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.
Catherine Clifford
Why Your Emoji Habits Could Cost You
Mobile

Why Your Emoji Habits Could Cost You

Emoji use on older Samsung phones could account for mysterious phone bill charges.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Testing a Feature That Will Turn Voice Clips Into Text
Facebook

Facebook Testing a Feature That Will Turn Voice Clips Into Text

The idea is to make it easier for users to get audio messages when they are in situations that make listening to a recording inconvenient.
Laura Entis
Taco Bell Pleads: 'America Wants a Taco Emoji. America Needs a Taco Emoji.'
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Pleads: 'America Wants a Taco Emoji. America Needs a Taco Emoji.'

The popular Tex-Mex chain is petitioning for a taco emoji on Change.org.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Taking Another Shot at Snapchat, Facebook Gives Its Slingshot Messaging App a Makeover
Facebook

Taking Another Shot at Snapchat, Facebook Gives Its Slingshot Messaging App a Makeover

Facebook isn't ready to vanish from the evaporating messaging game, but will users take the bait?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Snapchat for CEOs? Anonymous Messaging App Launches.
Messaging

Snapchat for CEOs? Anonymous Messaging App Launches.

With messages that self-destruct in 24 hours, this new app is aimed at the business elite.
Arjun Kharpal