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3 Ways Messaging Will Transform Marketing
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3 Ways Messaging Will Transform Marketing

Messaging is about to transform marketing in ways you probably don't expect.
Peter Friedman
Kik Launches a 'Bot Shop,' Because Bot Shops Are the New App Stores
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Kik Launches a 'Bot Shop,' Because Bot Shops Are the New App Stores

'This is the first time we're putting a stake in the ground and creating a specific experience with bots front and center,' says the messaging app's CEO.
Erin Griffith
WhatsApp

WhatsApp Becomes First Messaging App With 1 Billion Users

Its user base has more than doubled since Facebook bought it back in 2014.
WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses
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WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses

While the service has long vowed to remain free of third-party apps and spam, its latest pivot could pave the way for a Facebook-like monetization model.
Geoff Weiss
10 Tips for Creating Marketing Messages that Work
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10 Tips for Creating Marketing Messages that Work

Add these tools to your marketing utility belt.
Robert W. Bly
Being All Things to All People Is a Marketing Dead End
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Being All Things to All People Is a Marketing Dead End

There are universal problems but customers are skeptical when you promise a universal solution.
Dixie Gillaspie
Soon, You Could Receive a Facebook Message That Disappears Before You Read It
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Soon, You Could Receive a Facebook Message That Disappears Before You Read It

Facebook is testing a strange, new ephemeral feature in France.
Laura Entis
Facebook Is Working on a New Ad-Type Called 'Click to Message'
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Facebook Is Working on a New Ad-Type Called 'Click to Message'

This feature will play a huge role around Pages and could provide vital consumer feedback for businesses.
Jillian D'Onfro
LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool
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LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool

The professional networking service is more chat-like, complete with emoji and GIFs.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Twitter Adds Desktop Notifications for Direct Messages
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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
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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
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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?
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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