Tag Archives: Slack

Facebook Workplace Gets More Businesslike

Facebook on Tuesday added a new tool to help companies tie Workplace, its social network for businesses, with other applications that they already use. The move is another sign that Facebook fb , which claims more than 1.1 billion active users of its free social network, wants to branch out from its dependence on advertising…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/06/facebook-workplace-business/

Facebook at Work Could Be Reporting for Duty Soon

Facebook at Work is about to report for duty. The social networking company’s long-awaited foray into business applications will formally debut in London on October 10, according to tech site TechCrunch. The news site further noted this would be Facebook’s first major product launch to take place outside the United States. Thus far, Facebook is…

http://fortune.com/2016/09/29/facebook-at-work-debut/

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/

Giphy Says It’s Worth $300 Million Because It’s a Real-Time Media Platform

Three years ago, Giphy was just two weeks old, having just been launched by co-founders Alex Chung and Jace Cooke as a hacked-together search engine for animated GIFs–something they created as a side project within the New York-based tech incubator Betaworks. On Tuesday, the company announced a $55 million financing round that values Giphy at…

http://fortune.com/2016/02/17/giphy-platform/