One of the benefits of not using Facebook much is that I see how Facebook entices occasional users back into the fold.
Here is a terrific collection of Slack hacks to get even more from Slack.
WhatsApp is dropping support for BlackBerry devices along with a number of older devices in 2016. No more WhatsApp on BlackBerry will likely only accelerate BlackBerry's demise.
The personified brand is a smart marketing tactic that plays on our preference to deal with human beings rather than some or other impersonal brand.
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