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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.
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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
Microsoft Ditches Lync for New Skype for Business Suite
Messaging

Microsoft Ditches Lync for New Skype for Business Suite

By merging Skype with Lync, its enterprise-specific messaging system, Microsoft looks to be gaining on Facebook Messenger.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Says 'Messenger' Has Reached Half a Billion Users
Facebook

Facebook Says 'Messenger' Has Reached Half a Billion Users

This just a few months after it was separated from the main Facebook app.
'I Am Not a Cool Person': Our 5 Favorite Takeaways From Mark Zuckerberg's First Public Q&A
Facebook

'I Am Not a Cool Person': Our 5 Favorite Takeaways From Mark Zuckerberg's First Public Q&A

The Facebook founder chats about Appletinis and explains why he forced people to download a separate app for Facebook Messenger.
Geoff Weiss
Zuckerberg: Facebook Has No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp
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Zuckerberg: Facebook Has No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp

Everyone will have to wait and see how 'Big Blue' can turn a profit on its recently acquired messaging service.