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Banking bots highlight conversational commerce trend

Western Union has built a chatbot that lets consumers wire money by conversing with a digital assistant in Facebook Messenger.

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How Facebook plans to bring Messenger to business

Speaking at the Collision conference this week, Facebook’s Stan Chudnovsky said the company remains committed to making Messenger a multi-purpose platform.

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How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

YouTube made its pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March.

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7 successful ways marketers battle and beat media burnout

Dial back some of your media consumption and avoid burnout with these seven suggestions.

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Twitter adds 9M new users, revenue beats low expectations

Twitter turned in an impressive quarter to kick off 2017, but 9 million new users and better-than-expected, but still declining, revenues won’t keep investors happy for long.

LinkedIn passes the 500 million registered user mark

On the heels of rapid improvements across much of the platform LinkedIn now has 500 million registered users on board, one analyst says it could double or triple its reach under Microsoft.

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3 foundational characteristics needed for social media success

Success depends heavily on the character of the one working behind the scenes. Here are three common threads that define a savvy expert in social media marketing.

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PR nightmares that were disasters waiting to happen

The recent Pepsi, United, Fox and Facebook PR crises could have been predicted if corporate morals and business strategies were better known and frankly, higher quality. The issue is not that these companies have communications...

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Facebook claims Workplace success

Workplace, Facebook’s social network for business, is gaining more large customers such Starbucks and Viacom. The service, launched six months ago, is also expanding third-party integrations for key enterprise features.

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LinkedIn aims to put messaging everywhere

Half of LinkedIn’s active users are using messaging every week, but many of those conversations happen in a silo. LinkedIn hopes to change that with a new messaging interface that follows you.

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Facebook's war on Snap borrows from its Twitter playbook

Snap's successful IPO has only caused Facebook to turn up the heat on the ephemeral messaging company. In doing so, the leading social network is employing tactics similar to those used against Twitter.

How tech activists harness purchasing power to bring about change

Activists launch collective actions with Twitter, Facebook, Google Apps and YouTube. Grab Your Wallet and SleepingGiant show how online campaigns can bring about change.

How to make fake friends and influence people politically with botnets

Botnets play a major role in political campaigns today. Chatbots are programmed to post and tweet automatically. They’re versatile and interactions appear human. These programs interact through a chat interface and respond based on...

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Why Facebook is giving Workplace away for free

The good news: Facebook is offering a free version of Workplace that removes a significant barrier to adoption. The bad news: It comes without administrative controls and key enterprise features.

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How Snap is caving in to post-IPO pressures

Snap is making itself accountable to shareholders by reprioritizing its decisions for growth. These changes impact company culture and the entire user experience.

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11 ways to sell on Instagram

Social media marketers and business owners share their top tips for showcasing products on the mobile photo and video sharing site.

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Will Facebook putting ‘Stories’ everywhere crack Snapchat?

Facebook has replicated a core feature of Snapchat and delivered a nearly identical version of Stories to all four of its major apps. Some call it copycatting. Others say it's just good business.

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3 innovative ways to boost blog engagement

Here are some steps to take if your blog is struggling to make a mark despite having a number of good posts.

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Building a strong web of trust in the machine learning age

Businesses must reconcile the promise of machine learning with user privacy.

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LinkedIn add news curation with ‘trending storylines’

LinkedIn is taking cues from its social networking counterparts and is releasing a separate feed of news articles and topics based on your interests and profession.

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