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MSN Messenger 2019 Edition is the messaging app you didn't know you needed

These days, if you want to chat with friends and family you probably do so through one of the many mobile messaging choices -- such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, or Snapchat. Before mobile communications really took off, Microsoft’s cross-platform MSN Messenger (later rebranded Windows Live... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-05-16 19:05:22 UTC ]
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Patterson Teams with Facebook for Interactive Novel

Teasing its forthcoming print release, an interactive edition of James Patterson's 'The Chef,' featuring between 85 and 100 digital assets such as photos and film clips, is now available for fee via Facebook Messenger. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson will preview his next novel in Facebook Messenger

James Patterson, the best-selling book factory in human form, is letting readers interact with the characters from his upcoming novel The Chef by speaking to them through Facebook Messenger. Starting October 30th, you'll be able to receive video and... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Deeper Look at David Marcus’ 6 Trends for Facebook Messenger in 2018

Facebook Messenger has come a long way since vice president of messaging products David Marcus left his post as president of PayPal to join the social network in June 2014. Marcus shared six trends that he believes will emerge for the messaging application in 2018 in a note published on Facebook... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s App of the Year Makes Sense If You've Been Paying Attention to the News

For a picture of what life was like in 2017, look no further than the apps, movies, books, and music that topped the App Store and iTunes charts. This week, Apple revealed the most popular titles that iOS users downloaded over the course of the year. In terms of media, the top choices weren’t... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Improve Chatbots, Brands Need to Combine Automation With Human Oversight

Sephora is becoming something of a chatterbox. The beauty retailer regularly converses with customers, whether that's by sharing prom tips with teens on the social media platform Kik, or helping shoppers book in-store appointments via Facebook Messenger. This type of interactive exchange--in... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook removes Instant Articles from Messenger

Facebook's self-hosted Instant Articles have been dropped from Facebook Messenger. The faster-loading, mobile-optimized versions of articles will still be available in the main Facebook app, just not in the company's messaging tool. While Facebook launched Instant Articles promising much,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Ways For Marketers To Succeed In Messaging

Sympler co-founder and CEO Ben Jenkins outlines how brands should be approaching the massive opportunity in messaging. With WhatsApp at 1 billion daily active users, and Facebook Messenger and WeChat not far behind, there is no question of the importance of messaging. In the last 12 months my... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Adds Book Recommendation Bots to Facebook Messenger

The publisher is using artificial intelligence to turn Facebook Messenger into an interactive book recommendation engine. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How brands and publishers used Facebook Messenger this holiday season

Facebook is bullish on the bot, and its partnering with early-adopting brands and publishers to begin to edge commerce inside of Messenger's four walls. For the holiday season, brands like Burberry and Estée Lauder used Facebook Messenger to extend holiday campaigns into interactive experiences... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why BuzzFeed, Time Inc. are bringing the holiday gift guide to Facebook Messenger

Publishers’ first messenger bots primarily served to send out the day’s news, but some are branching out. BuzzFeed and Time Inc. have both launched holiday gift guide bots on Facebook Messenger. For Time Inc., it's a way to see if there's an appetite for its vast library of lifestyle content on... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABC boss Michelle Guthrie muddles her answers – then wields the axe | Amanda Meade

Broadcaster’s managing director has a horror week marred by mixed messages. Plus Fairfax’s CEO muses on the ‘trade between accuracy and speed’ in his papersIt’s been the worst week for Michelle Guthrie since she started as the ABC’s managing director in May. At Melbourne University’s New News... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CNN will bring Anderson Cooper to the Amazon Echo

CNN has made a point of being everywhere its users are, pushing hard to be the first publisher on emerging platforms like Snapchat, Facebook Messenger. This month, it's bringing its TV broadcast to Amazon Echo, an emerging platform projected to grow substantially in the coming years. Instead of... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Marriott learned from its faulty Facebook Messenger chatbot

When Marriott made its first foray into Facebook Messenger in March 2016, it was a complete disaster. The hotel brand took its dynamic product ads to people’s Facebook inboxes, initiating automated conversations that asked them if they still wanted to book a room at the Courtyard Marriott... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Telegraph built a tool that auto-creates graphics of Premier League goals

The Telegraph has automated its data-visualization tool for sports, Robologger, in time for the Premier League. Each time a goal is scored an interactive graphic of the goal is published to the site. In the coming months this will extend to Twitter and Facebook Messenger. In time, more rules... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How CNN juggles different mobile chat apps to cover the Olympics

With mobile messaging app use exploding, publishers are all trying to figure out how to share their content with those apps' users. CNN, after launching an automated chatbot app on Kik and Facebook Messenger, is giving users an interactive, on-the-ground look at big events like the Republican... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What you need to know about messaging app Line in 6 charts

Japan’s popular messaging app Line has gone public. Mainly used in Asia, the funds raised will help with international expansion. Currently, 12 percent of people in the U.S. use Line, and it’s unlikely to ever reach the scale of Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp. It can differentiate by the range... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Protests from Apple and Microsoft mean there won't be a rifle emoji

With the unstoppable growth of chat apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and the like, emoji have become an incredible phenomenon. The Unicode Consortium is due to publish the Unicode 9.0 spec tomorrow, and it seems that objections from Apple and Microsoft means we're not going to see a... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Security researcher: Anyone can see links you share using Facebook Messenger

When you use a messaging service like Facebook Messenger, you have a reasonable expectation that what you say is private and secure. But due to a quirk in how Facebook handles certain pieces of information, just about anyone who knows how to use Facebook’s developer API can view links that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers rush to get their bots on Facebook Messenger

Publishers are getting chatty with Facebook Messenger. Facebook opened its anticipated Messenger platform today that lets publishers, retailers, brands and anyone build bots to interact with the 900 million users on the app. Publishers like CNN and Business Insider were ready with bot launches... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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