Messaging The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Messaging en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:49:00 GMT Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature Chat away, pinners. Pinterest may be late to the game, but it's finally jumped on the messaging bandwagon. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:49:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Pondering Facebook's Future, Zuckerberg More 'Excited' By Messaging Than Photos 'There are only so many photos you're going to want to share with friends,' the CEO said during an earnings call. 'There's just a lot more people want to express.' Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:56:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 8 Ways to Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out Your customers are exposed to thousands of marketing messages every day. Here's how you can get yours the attention it deserves. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT Al Lautenslager Viral App 'Yo' Hires Its Hacker The founder of the ultra popular messaging app says it was ‘lucky’ the hack came at an early stage and the company is now working with the developer who hacked it. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Your Customers Can Now Direct Message You on Yelp The new direct-messaging tool aims 'to ensure people never have to leave Yelp to find all the info their hearts’ desire,' the company said. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:49:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor The new ephemeral messaging app is a familiar concept with an interesting and risky twist. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:52:00 GMT Laura Entis Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App Looking to take on Snapchat, the new feature makes sharing text, photos and videos more seamless than ever. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:16:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin New FCC Program Lets You Text 911 in an Emergency Though not yet nationally available, text-to-911 could change how we ask for help. Thu, 15 May 2014 19:12:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Someone New Wants to Chat With You: Your Refrigerator Customers in South Korea can now purchase LG's smart fridges, ovens and washing machines equipped with a social messaging system called HomeChat. Wed, 07 May 2014 18:04:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Snapchat Adds Texting, Video-Chat Capabilities As the mobile messaging space heats up, the disappearing-image platform has unveiled two new features aimed at enriching conversations. Thu, 01 May 2014 18:22:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Want to Chat on Facebook? Soon, You'll Need a Second App for That. Users might not be happy about needing another app, but the move could ultimately make Facebook Messenger a much more powerful tool. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:50:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Good Content Marketing Starts With Knowing Your Customers Small businesses should get to know their clientele when crafting their strategy. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:30:00 GMT Jim Joseph BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:05:00 GMT Kiran Moodley What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting? With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind? Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:00:00 GMT Kiran Moodley Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT Andy Craig and Dave Yewman Is Your Marketing Message Getting Muddled? When entrepreneurs formulate their marketing strategy, it is imperative to have a clear focal point while providing an authentic message. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT Debra Kaye Twitter Pulls Plug On Allowing Users to Direct Message Anyone Last month, Twitter changed its direct-messaging options. It has now decided it wasn't such a good idea and is reverting back to its old ways. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:37:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni