Tag Archives: messaging

Will Messenger Become The New Facebook?

This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. I must confess a habit of mine with you, Data Sheet readers. Every day, while I tap away on my laptop in Fortune’s San Francisco bureau, one tab in my browser remains constantly open: Facebook.com. It’s not to see the new…

http://fortune.com/2016/06/17/facebook-messenger-redesign/

Snapchat’s Ultimate Goal Isn’t Just Chat—It’s Total Media Domination

It can be difficult to get a handle on Snapchat sometimes, and not just because of its notoriously user-hostile (at least for old people) design. It’s also a slippery target because it keeps changing so rapidly–the Snapchat you thought you knew six months or a year ago isn’t the same Snapchat you’ll be using tomorrow.…

http://fortune.com/2016/03/31/snapchat-domination/

Messaging Bots May Soon Invade Your Inbox

If messaging software startups like Slack and Kore have their way, bots will become far more common in the not-so-distant future for organizing and prioritizing workplace communications. Only the messages won’t just come from other humans–they’ll be generated by software applications and Internet-connected machines that need to share important updates. Chat “bots,” simple apps programmed…

http://fortune.com/2016/03/29/messaging-bots-slack-kore/