Our portfolio Kik announced last week that they plan to decentralize their messenger app and monetize via a cryptocurrency called Kin. Here’s a video they put together explaining how it will work and why it is important:
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deal we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Membership – $59.00 + 3 EXTRA FREE Months! –Logitech Harmony Smart Control with Smartphone...Show More Summary
Are you there, New Prospective Date/Girlfriend? It's me. The Ex-Wife. I'm not sure if you exist yet fully, but to all the women looking to get romantically involved with my ex, I figured I would send out the messenger pigeon. New Prospective Date/Girlfriend: I know you were hoping to not hear from me. Show More Summary
(L-R) Top: Brandy Clark, Hiss Golden Messenger, Turnpike Troubadours (L-R) Bottom: Charley Crockett, Deer Tick, Bettye LaVette Continuing the stellar tradition of being the preeminent roots music event of the year, the Nashville-based Americana Music Association has released its first round of artists slated to perform at this year’s 18th annual Americana Music Festival & […]
These days the number of millennial working in offices has gone up. But they are not comfortable with the age long modes of working and communication. They would rather work independently and remotely. But does that mean that they do not need to communicate with the bosses? That is definitely not the case. Even if...
Esther Longhurst and Jessica Messenger of the improv group Sense and Spontaneity salute Jane Austen’s number one dreamboat, Fitzwilliam Darcy.
Plum is one of a number of fintech startups reimagining how we manage our finances online, in the form of an AI-driven or ‘smart’ chatbot. However, unlike competitors that exist primarily as standalone apps, the London startup (for now, at least) has decided to bet big on Facebook Messenger. Read More
Facebook owned social networking site, Messenger and Instagram are possibly all coming together with the integration of notifications. This means that the notification center of these three applications is going to be clubbed into one. Show More Summary
You can now check your Facebook, Messenger and Instagram notifications in a single go.
PRESS RELEASE: Nerdify, a leading educational platform that connects students and personal assistants, is excited to announce the launch of Nerdy Bot - a new educational project on Facebook Messenger. Nerdy Bot will help students speed up their...
Last November, Facebook announced an integrated inbox for businesses, allowing them to see their notifications from their Facebook, Messenger and Instagram accounts in a single location. Now the social network appears to be testing the same concept for non-business users. Social media analyst Mari Smith shared the screenshot pictured above and below from earlier this...
Facebook has announced a new set of navigation and notification options for Messenger.
NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury has released an updated ACT-QuickMap tool with new 3-D navigation capabilities as illustrated by this "fly around" view of the Caloris impact basin. This update was among the new and improved products released by the agency's Planetary Data System (PDS), an organization that archives and distributes all U.S. planetary mission data.
Joining the ranks of fellow end-to-end encryption messengers WhatsApp and Signal, Telegram has announced it has now added support for short video messages. In addition to the ability to record short clips, the company is also launching...Show More Summary
Facebook's quest to get humanity to spend every waking moment in a Facebook-owned app has ruined Messeger lately. Right now, Messenger is far more about Stories and photos than it is about communicating with specific people, which is dumb. Even worse is that Facebook does make a good Messegner app. Show More Summary
Telegram Messenger is one of the most popular messaging apps on iOS and today it received a major update, bringing it to version 4.0. The update includes three major features: video messaging, bot payments, and Instant View… more…
Telegram Messenger today announced a series of new features, most notably the ability to make orders and purchases through a bot, and share one-minute long video messages. “Currently, most of the payments are handled by Stripe, but Telegram Bot Payments are a platform for payment providers all over the world,” read a Telegram blog post. […]
GUEST: As you no doubt have experienced, a new market of conversational devices and services has emerged. From Amazon Alexa and Google Home to Facebook Messenger bot and intelligent assistants, we’re surrounded by conversation. (Between us, when was the last time you checked the weather on a device other than Alexa or Google Home?) While those […]
Facebook’s family of apps are moving in together. Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are each testing a feature that shows notification counters from the other apps and lets you instantly switch between them. Read More