All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Messenger’
It’s been a big year for Facebook Messenger, which continues its transition from a simple instant messaging app to a platform for business and more. A new partnership with Pro.com will now even let users tap Messenger to get instant pricing and appointment scheduling with home professionals. Pro.com announced the launch of a new mobile messaging service called Tex-a-Pro, which …
Businesses have new ways to improve their customer service efforts on Facebook, and should now be able to start doing a better job of responding to questions and concerns and just engaging with customers in a more helpful way. Do you intend to work on improving social media customer service or do you feel you’ve already been doing a good …
A lot of business have felt gamed by Facebook after the company gave them a free way to reach people by their pages, got them hooked on that, and then made it so they can only reach a much smaller amount of fans without paying for sponsored posts. It sounds like Facebook is going to try a similar approach in …
In June, Facebook said it was beginning to roll out a new way to use Facebook Messenger – a way to sign up with a phone number and only a phone number. Today, it goes global. As of now, everyone in the world can use Facebook Messenger without a Facebook account. Messenger’s David Marcus made the announcement today. “Excited to …
Facebook, currently on a mission to beef up its Messenger platform in a multitude of ways, may just give everyone a personal shopping assistant inside the app. The Information reports that sources familiar with the plans are talking about Facebook’s newest addition to the Messenger lineup – a personal assistant codenamed “Moneypenny” (a obvious nod to the James Bond character). …
Much of Facebook’s opening f8 keynote on Wednesday was about Facebook Messenger, which the company has now turned into a developer platform. The other major piece of Messenger news was that users will soon be able to interact with businesses. For businesses, this means a new, direct, and very personal way to engage with customers. Would you like to use …
Facebook just kicked off its annual f8 developer conference, announcing Messenger Platform and Businesses on Messenger. The former enables developers to build apps that Messenger users can take advantage of in conversations. The latter seems to be looking to take over email for business-to-consumer communications. Facebook is expanding the composer in Messenger to enable users to find more services (apps) …
In the future, it’s possible that you’ll be able to coordinate a ride to pick up you and your drunk friends using Facebook Messenger. Recode quotes sources familiar with the matter who say that Mark Zuckerberg has held preliminary talks with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about some sort of Uber/Facebook Messenger partnership. “It’s very conceptual, and nowhere near execution…but it’s …
The hypothesis that Mercury has abundant water ice and other frozen volatile materials in its shadowed polar craters appears to have been confirmed. NASA announced today that new measurements from its Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft provide “compelling support” for the water ice theory. The space craft measured the excess hydrogen at Mercury’s north pole, the …
I’ve stayed out of the Microsoft attempted merger of Yahoo so far. But EVERYONE seems to be talking about it from all sorts of angles.
Me? I take the user’s point of view and that’s one I haven’t seen discussed much yet.
Will Yahoo moving to Microsoft be a good thing for users? Let’s take a tour.
The announcement that Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger are partnering with Jet Blue to offer lightweight wifi services on flights is both extremely cool, and kind of sad at the same time for me.
Being that I’m traveling a lot now for work it becomes readily apparent when I’m in the air that it’d be nice to be able to connect to the web in order to get work done and communicate with colleagues, friends, and family.
Microsoft has confirmed that a new version of its Messenger instant messaging software will ship with and when Mac Office 2008 hits stores.
While we don’t know anything about features, or even if it’ll be named Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger (presumably the new name, though), at least Mac fans are getting a new version.
Wayne Crookes, a former campaign manager of the Green Party of Canada, is suing Google, Wikipedia and openpolitics.ca for libel. He is suing the sites for posting made by anonymous users on Google’s Blogspot, for an entry under his name on Wikipedia, and on openpolitics.ca, a political forum run by Michael Pilling a Green Party activist.
Today Microsoft and Reuters announce a deal which will bring Reuters News Alerts direct to consumers
Yahoo has started integrating Yahoo Messenger into Yahoo Mail, just like Google did with Gmail over a year ago. Because of Yahoo’s cool tabbed IM interface, the IM window is full size, supersized even, making for lots of room for avatars, rich text editing controls, and timestamps.
While no doubt Google’s simple and clean applications have been a hit with some users, I’m really impressed with what Yahoo is showing off in its new Messenger for Windows Vista.
Trying to fight your way through the mall for a picture of your kids with jolly old Saint Nick always end up the same way, with you knuckle-punching some rude soccer-mom in the throat for cutting in line, followed by the usual arrest, processing, and posting bail. Save yourself some grief thin 2006.
Yesterday’s announcement from Microsoft and Yahoo! on the inter-operability between their instant messengers is a good step forward in making it even easier for people to communicate via the net:
There are a number of ways to inform the public of your business. Two of the more popular ways being used by Internet-related companies deals with either a large online and offline marketing campaign, which is usually astronomically expensive. The second, and seemingly more preferred method uses more of a viral approach.
The Redmond based software monolith, Microsoft, announced they are expanding their MAC instant messaging software. The new tab viewing display will allow users to access both corporate and personal Messenger accounts and set a unique status for each user.
Many of you have probably already read some of the many articles about the latest release of Yahoo messenger which incorporates VoIP..
Interactive Networks Inc., announces the latest release of Instan-t 4.5 freeware, a mayor update to the public instant messaging service it offers. New features include voice and video chat compatible with AOL, MSN, ICQ & Yahoo Messengers.
MSN has begun rolling out the latest versions of MSN Messenger and MSN Spaces in markets around the world.
With new or improved web communication properties comes new advertising potential. At least, that’s the way Microsoft is approaching yesterday’s launch of MSN Spaces and the release of MSN Messenger 7.0.
Today, Microsoft raised the curtain on two services, the first being an update to the popular MSN Messenger, which has been updated to 7.0.
Cingular customers can now stay connected with the Yahoo! Messenger community through their phones.
You are familiar with the software applications that you run on your computer, but you may not be familiar with the dozens of programs running in the background on your computer. These programs, called “services” handle tasks like event logging, spooling files to the printer, and networking. One of these services, the Messenger Service, can be reconnoitered by spammers.
Monday, May 24, 2004 saw the beta testing period end for Yahoo’s newest version of its instant messenger. The new version, 6.0, features a great many bells and whistles in order to improve the quality of IM sessions. The messenger breaks its features down into 4 categories: entertainment, personalization, productivity, and communication.
A new very intrusive form of unsolicited advertising is sadly sweeping the internet by storm. If you are running Microsoft Windows 2000 or Microsoft Windows XP, your Computer could be vulnerable to the new form of spam from the Windows Popup messaging service. These types of ads are known as messenger Spam or web Popup.