Tag: Messaging

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

WhatsApp Adds Video Messages to Enhance Your Chats

July 27, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

WhatsApp has added another connection option with video messages, which, like voice messages, enable you to insert video clips into your WhatsApp chats. As you can see in this example, WhatsApp video messages are displayed in circles within the app, […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

11 New Social Networks for 2022

November 29, 2021

Via: Practical Ecommerce

Here is a list of new and emerging social networks to explore in 2022. There are networks for developing professional relationships, messaging in real-time, sharing experiences in audio, and exploring augmented reality. Several of these networks offer ad-free environments with […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Pinterest’s new ad format automates personalized messaging

January 20, 2021

Via: Mobile Marketer

Pinterest’s rollout of dynamic creative ads aims to make it easier for marketers to customize their messaging on the platform, whose user base grew 13% to 98 million in the U.S. and 37% to 442 million worldwide in Q3 from […]

Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

SMS Marketing: 5 Things You Should Be Doing and 3 Things You Should Avoid

December 5, 2019

Via: CMSWire

We’ve already covered how SMS marketing is making a comeback, as more B2C and B2B brands find success communicating with customers directly through text messaging. But organizations will need to update their outdated strategies to succeed via this medium. That’s […]

Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

How RCS Chat Will Impact Marketing

August 16, 2019

Via: CMSWire

More than three in four mobile devices are running Android, yet the operating system doesn’t have a default SMS alternative like iMessage. With Google taking over the rollout of RCS for Android users, the future of this SMS replacement looks […]


Verizon to Pay $4.8 Billion for Yahoo’s Core Business

July 25, 2016

Via: NYTimes Tech

Yahoo was the front door to the web for an early generation of internet users, and its services still attract a billion visitors a month. But the internet is an unforgiving place for yesterday’s great idea, and Yahoo has now […]

Apps & Sites

Hands-on with Spaces: Everything you need to know about Google’s new chat app

May 17, 2016

Via: itCurated

In case you haven’t heard, Google today released a new messaging app called Spaces. Or is it a Pinterest competitor? Maybe it’s the future of Google+? Truth be told, we’re not really sure what Google wants it to be, but […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Wire messaging app now lets you share any type of file with end-to-end encryption

April 28, 2016

Via: itCurated

Wire, a minimalist messaging app created by old Skype team members, is rolling out encrypted file sharing to all its users. The update follows the app’s adoption of encrypted messaging; Wire was was the first major messaging platform to roll […]

Platforms, Technology

Facebook reaches 50 million business pages and releases new messaging tools

December 15, 2015

Via: itCurated

It’s been a good year for Facebook with the number of business pages jumping by more than 10 million since April 2015, and is now at 50 million. Facebook pages have had the ability to send and receive messages for […]


Cola, a New Start-up, Introduces Ways to Do More in Text Messages

November 13, 2015

Via: itCurated

For better or worse, text messaging is the app people spend more time using than any other on their smartphones. A new start-up, Cola, believes it can make it a bit better. The start-up, based in San Francisco and staffed […]


Snapchat reportedly pulls plug on original content channel

October 13, 2015

Via: itCurated

Snapchat appears to have had second thoughts about producing its own original content. The Venice, California-based startup behind the popular messaging app of the same name told Deadline it has decided to shut down its Snapchat Channel, part of the […]

Advertising & Marketing

For Mobile Messaging, GIFs Prove to Be Worth at Least a Thousand Words

August 4, 2015

Via: itCurated

Lucy Dikeou, a 21-year-old senior at Stanford University, has long used English and the pictorial images known as emoji to text on her iPhone. A few months ago, she started messaging in a third language: GIFs. When Ms. Dikeou recently […]

E-payment & Security

TigerText secure messaging for BYOD and enterprise mobile users

March 25, 2015

Via: itCurated

TigerText offers secure messaging for mobile users while maintaining compliance with HIPAA, FINRA and other compliance standards. TigerText is an encrypted and real-time messaging app for enterprises. The company focuses on the healthcare market, pharmaceuticals, and the financial industry where […]

Advertising & Marketing

Opera and Ericsson Partner for Operator Marketing Solutions

March 13, 2015

Via: itCurated

Opera Software has partnered with Ericsson to deliver expanded marketing services to mobile network operators, utilising Opera’s newly launched Rocket Marketer, which was revealed last week at Mobile World Congress. The partnership will see Rocket Marketer integrated with Ericsson’s Media […]

E-payment & Security

Lua: Secure enterprise messaging for the mobile workforce

February 12, 2015

Via: itCurated

The Lua Business Communication iOS app is a secure and user-friendly enterprise-messaging app for mobile users. Messaging and communications requirements are evolving at a heavy rate with the advent of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Choose Your Own Device (CYOD), […]