Messaging Apps

Cybersecurity

How Secure Is Your Messaging App?

Here's how to tell whether your private messages could be hijacked or whether they're safe from prying eyes.

The Evolving Role of Social Media in Ecommerce

Private messaging is emerging to reach your market 24/7.

3 Ways Messaging Will Transform Marketing

Messaging is about to transform marketing in ways you probably don't expect.

How to Get Your Startup #convcomm Ready

Messaging apps are taking over and, as an entrepreneur, you have to give customers what they want.

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.

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