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Facebook Messenger Gains Quick Reply Bar, Payment Links, and New Themes

Facebook has announced new features for its Messenger app, including a quick reply bar, QR codes, and new chat themes. The new quick reply bar can be found in the Messenger media viewer, and aims to make it easier to chat about media posted by friends without needing to go back to the main chat thread. Users can tap on a photo or video and send a response via the quick reply bar, which lives at the bottom of the screen, then swipe up to exit the fullscreen media viewer to return to the main ...
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Facebook Messenger Limits Message Forwarding to Cut Spread of Misinformation

Facebook has announced a new forward limit on its Messenger chat platform so that messages can now only be forwarded to five people or groups at a time. The limiter was revealed in a Facebook Newsroom blog post explaining that the new rule has been introduced to provide users with "a safer, more private messaging experience," particularly amid the ongoing global health crisis and in the run up to major elections in the United States. Limiting forwarding is an effective way to slow the spread...
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Facebook Messenger Introduces 'App Lock' Feature With Support for Face ID and Touch ID

Facebook today announced enhanced privacy and security features for Messenger on iOS, including a new "App Lock" feature. With this enabled, Facebook Messenger will require Face ID or Touch ID authentication before it is opened. The company hopes that this will let users feel more comfortable when letting someone else borrow their phone, preventing anyone else from viewing private Messenger chats. Facebook said that the user's fingerprint or face data is "not transmitted to or stored by Faceb...
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Facebook Messenger iOS App Gains Screen Sharing Feature for Video Calls

Facebook today announced that a new screen sharing feature is now available in the Messenger app on iOS and Android. The feature was first available on the web version of Facebook, and on desktop apps. On iOS, you can share a live view of your iPhone screen with a friend or family member. When video calling someone, you can tap to expand the bottom menu and find the "Share Your Screen" option. After it's selected, you can then navigate to your Photos app to share pictures, browse Instagram w...
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Facebook Launches Messenger Kids in Dozens More Countries, Makes it Easier for Parents to Connect Kids With Friends

Facebook has announced the launch of Messenger Kids in over 70 more countries as well as several new features for parents to help their children connect with friends and family during the global health crisis. The new features include Supervised Friending, which gives parents the option to allow their kids to accept, reject, add or remove contacts. When a child takes a friending action, parents will be notified through Messenger and can override any new connections made by going to the Paren...
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How to save a video from Facebook Messenger on your iPhone or Android phone

You can save a video from Facebook Messenger on your iPhone or Android phone in just a few steps.  You cannot save videos that were originally uploaded on Facebook — only videos that were uploaded directly onto Messenger can be saved on your phone.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Photos and videos are shared online every day, and you may want to save some of these moments on your phone.  Maybe your brother sent you a funny video of the family dog, or your mom found a cute...
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Facebook plans to integrate Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp messaging

Facebook will integrate its messaging services — WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger by the end of this year or by early 2020, according to the latest report by The New York Times. These service will have their underlying messaging infrastructure unified but will continue to operate as stand-alone apps after the integration, according to the report. This will require thousands of Facebook employees to reconfigure how all these messaging services work at their most basic levels and wi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, News, Blogging, Facebook Messenger, New York Times, Rumors, Facebook Messenger This, Messenger Instagram, Facebook Messenger Instagram WhatsApp


Facebook Messenger Chatbot Marketing: The Definitive Guide (2019)

This is a comprehensive guide to Facebook Messenger Marketing using chatbots in 2019. We know that the idea of using a chatbot can be a little intimidating, especially for startups and small businesses. But the truth is that chatbots can improve marketing and make marketers’ lives easier. To create this guide, we partnered with Larry Kim, the CEO of MobileMonkey, a popular Facebook Messenger Marketing platform used by millions of users worldwide. If you want to supercharge your marketing and ac...
Tags: Facebook, Marketing, Sales, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Eu, Cta, Ppc, Facebook Messenger, Gartner, Kim, Tommy Hilfiger, Sephora, HubSpot, Intercom, Facebook Marketing


Facebook Messenger Chatbot Marketing: The Definitive Guide (2018)

This is a comprehensive guide to Facebook Messenger Marketing using chatbots. We know that the idea of using a chatbot can be a little intimidating, especially for startups and small businesses. But the truth is that chatbots can improve marketing and make marketers’ lives easier. To create this guide, we partnered with Larry Kim, the CEO of MobileMonkey, a popular Facebook Messenger Marketing platform used by millions of users worldwide. If you want to supercharge your marketing and accelerate...
Tags: Facebook, Marketing, Sales, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Eu, Cta, Ppc, Facebook Messenger, Gartner, Kim, Sephora, HubSpot, Intercom, Facebook Marketing, Larry Kim


Gaming Is Coming Back to Facebook With Instant Games Developer Program Launch

Facebook is giving games another shot: The social network officially opened up its Instant Games platform to all developers Wednesday, allowing them to build and monetize games for the Facebook news feed and Facebook Messenger. This comes after Facebook first launched the platform in closed beta in late 2016. Facebook’s Instant Games are essentially HTML-based […]
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Facebook To Fight Revenge Porn by Letting Potential Victims Upload Nudes in Advance

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: Facebook is testing new technology that is designed to help victims of revenge porn acts. It works on a database of file hashes, a cryptographic signature computed for each file. Facebook says that once an abuser tries to upload an image marked as "revenge porn" in its database, its system will block the upload process. This will work for images shared on the main Facebook service, but also for images shared privately via Messenger, Facebook's IM ap...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Messenger This, Messenger Facebook, Catalin Cimpanu


iOS 11: The best new features in one handy list

iOS 11 is one of the biggest updates to Apple’s mobile OS yet, especially for iPad users. Now that it’s available in a public beta, here’s our rundown of the best features so you can decide for yourself whether to install. Spoiler alert: you probably should. Apple Pay takes on Venmo and Facebook Apple Pay now allows you to make person-to-person payments, for one. It’s integrated directly into iMessage, which should make it seamless to send money to your iPhone-toting friends. Though Venmo is lik...
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Will Banks Survive? Inside Financial Tech’s Disruption of the Way You Fund Your Business

“My six-month-old baby daughter is probably going to open her first bank account, not with an HSBC or a JP Morgan, but rather with a Facebook or Apple.” Financial technology (fintech) aficionado Henri Arslanian believes that in the future, banks will be obsolete. Instead, people will turn exclusively to solutions such as Facebook or Amazon for their financial needs. He reasons that people are willing to trust Facebook with pictures of their children. And they trust Amazon to provide their daily...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Silk Road, Finance, Sales, Bitcoin, Hsbc, Jp Morgan, Square, William Gibson, Fintech, Wells Fargo, Facebook Messenger This, Arslanian, Inside Financial Tech, Henri Arslanian


The Music Business And The Quest For Consumer Data [Bas Grasmayer]

In this edition of Projecting Trends, Bas Grasmayer delves into the ways in which the music industry has been working to obtain and analyze the data of its consumers over the past several years, and what purpose that data is serving. _______________________________ Guest post by Bas Grasmayer from Synchblog “Data is the new oil.” One of the key points media futurist Gerd Leonhard would underscore as our society started undergoing the transition from ownership to access models...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spotify, Music, Netflix, Guest Post, Music Business, Music Tech, Don, Universal Music Group, Consumer Data, Doug Morris, Gerd Leonhard, Facebook Spotify, Bas Grasmayer


5 Ways Socially Mature Brands Deliver Great Customer Experience

Image via Unsplash Social customer service is the wave of the future. In just a few years, customers have gone from begrudgingly waiting on phone lines, hoping to finally hear the sound of a human voice, to simply posting questions and expecting to be answered within minutes. Technology has raised the bar in terms of customer expectations. With everything moving faster, you have to be on the ball with regards to your communication strategy, branding, and customer interactions. In addition, you ...
Tags: Facebook, Seo, Customer Experience, Customer Service, Social Media Marketing, Customers, Facebook Messenger, Customer Support, Hyatt, Social Media Strategy, Facebook Twitter Instagram, Social Customer Service, Facebook Messenger This, Because Facebook


5 Ecommerce Trends in 2016 that Will Help Boost Your Sales

Based on the trending ecommerce tactics, tools, and platforms throughout 2015, online marketers were able to predict the trends that will play a major role in the ecommerce world this 2016. By adapting to these trends, marketers are able to keep up with competition while improving sales and boosting the growth of their businesses. If you want to stay competitive and push your business toward ultimate success, then you should adapt to these 5 trends in the ecommerce industry that can maximize you...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ecommerce, Business, China, Marketing, Guides, Facebook Messenger, Shopify, Small Commerce, Facebook Messenger This