Twitter finally announced that it has removed the 140-character limit on Twitter Direct Messages. Great move, but is it too late to entice users who already use other private chat apps to switch to Twitter? https://twitter.com/twitter/status/631513207882907648 Last year I wondered if Twitter could become a strong contender for a primary messaging app but I doubt that…… Continue reading No 140-character limit on Twitter DMs; does it matter?
It is starting to seems like everyone is using Slack for internal comms within teams. I have at least two clients using it and I know of a couple other small teams using it too. (On a related note, the Slack referral program which gives you $100 in credit when you sign up expires at…… Continue reading How sandwiches switched from email to Slack
Lauren Hockenson has a great article on GigaOm about the new Path releases titled “Once again, Path proves why it has been trendy but not trend-setting”. Here is a snippet: The issue with Path is that it can’t resist hopping on a new social trend. The app takes cues from practically every other social media…… Continue reading Should Path be less, not more?
I just visited LinkedIn to publish my previous post and this stunned me. I installed WeChat on my phone a while ago, was pretty uneasy about it (I searched for information about the encryption it uses or other security features and couldn't even a hint and that troubled me) and removed it from my phone.… Continue reading What the heck is going on with WeChat?