GameOn Technology and Indiana Pacers Team Up to Launch Official Chat Application on Facebook Messenger

Deal to Bring Personalized, Conversational Experiences to Pacers Fans Ahead of the NBA Draft The Indiana Pacers and GameOn Technology, the industry-leading conversational applications platform, announced that the official team chat application is now available on Facebook Messenger, ahead of the upcoming NBA draft. The service allows Pacers fans to chat real-time with their brand, getting news and insights directly from the team they love. Marketing Technology News: Validity Adds Senior Vice President of Customer Success…

Yellow Messenger offers Free AI-Powered WhatsApp Virtual Assistant to Empower Businesses

In the wake of the pandemic, the 'Get AI Ready' campaign is powering enterprises of every scale with Virtual Assistants on WhatsApp Business accounts for free Gartner states that by 2025, customer service organizations embedding AI in their multichannel engagement platform will elevate operational efficiency by 25% Brands gearing up for the festive season will have the opportunity to use Conversational AI and optimize their D2C channels with Yellow Messenger chatbots in 120+ languages In an effort to help businesses…

Messenger API Support for Instagram Extended to ManyChat

ManyChat, the leading Chat Marketing platform, announces its early access to the Messenger API support for Instagram to power Chat Marketing and customer support messaging for growing eCommerce and direct-to-consumer brands. ManyChat will leverage the API to automate and escalate Instagram Messaging conversations to live agents. Instagram chose ManyChat to be a key partner because of its deep experience in driving Messenger Marketing and support experiences for thousands of businesses worldwide. Almost 2 million…

Snaps Integrates With Messenger API

Snaps, the leading conversational automation platform for eCommerce brands, announced it has integrated Messenger API support for Instagram. Messenger API support for Instagram enables brands to forge deeper relationships with customers through 1:1 conversations and deliver more seamless online shopping experiences. Marketing Technology News: Deliveroo and Onfido Expand Partnership to Provide Streamlined Digital Identity Verification Online Shopping With Instagram By integrating Messenger API Support for Instagram…

Sprinklr Adds Advanced AI to the World Health Organization’s Health Alert Service on Messenger From Facebook

WHO can now provide faster, verified responses to queries; helping more people protect themselves from COVID-19 Sprinklr, the world’s leading Customer Experience Management (CXM) platform, announced new Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities for the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Alert interactive service on Messenger. WHO is now able to use AI to automatically reply to commonly asked questions via Messenger, significantly increasing the speed of delivery and accuracy of crucial COVID-19 facts. Marketing…

Naver, Leading Online Search Platform in South Korea and Creator of the LINE Messenger App, Deploys Bright Pattern

Naver search platform, the creator of LINE, Asia-Pacific's leading messenger app with over 600 million users, uses Bright Pattern Contact Center for remote workforce Naver, frequently referred to as 'the Google of South Korea' and creator of a top APAC messenger app, has deployed contact center software partner, Bright Pattern. Naver is the creator of the top messenger app in Asia-Pacific, used by over 600 million users including 25 million in the US. Naver is also the leading online search engine in South Korea, handling…

CallTrackingMetrics Launches an Omnichannel Integration with Facebook Messenger

This new integration empowers agents to reply directly to messages from Facebook users within the CallTrackingMetrics app CallTrackingMetrics, a leading provider of call tracking and omnichannel communications software, announces today a brand new integration with Facebook Messenger. As one of the world’s most popular messaging platforms, Facebook Messenger is an essential part of the communications and advertising strategy for businesses globally. This new integration empowers agents to reply directly to messages from…

Directmail.io First to Merge Direct Mail with Facebook Messenger, Allowing Seamless Communication to Customers

New technology makes communicating immediately with advertisers on direct mail as easy as taking a picture from your phone DirectMail.io has always been at the forefront of new technology. They were one of the first innovators of the personalized URL on mailers. More recently they were the first to integrate Amazon Alexa with direct mail in their patented "Voice" feature, and now they've discovered a way to integrate Facebook Messenger with direct mail. Marketing Technology News: Fjorge and B2B Ecommerce Platform Znode…

ManyChat Partners with Messenger from Facebook to Help Scale COVID-19 Efforts

ManyChat offers its Chat Marketing software pro bono to help protect our global community ManyChat, the number one Chat Marketing platform, has partnered with Messenger from Facebook to connect the public to government health organizations and UN health agencies actively supporting COVID-19 response efforts. ManyChat is offering free Pro upgrades for the duration of the crisis and has built specific templates to help these health organizations effectively share timely and accurate information with citizens around the…

The COVID Pandemic Will Contribute Significantly to the $542 Billion Couriers and Messengers’ Market

The Business Research Company offers “Couriers And Messengers Market By Type (Domestic Couriers Market, International Couriers Market) Type Of Coverage (Couriers And Express Delivery Services, Local Messengers And Local Delivery) End-User (B2B, B2C, Others), And Region | Global Forecast To 2023” from its research database. The unprecedented outbreak of corona virus is boosting the couriers and messengers’ market globally. The virus, which originated in the Wuhan Province of China, later spread across the world. With…

Falcon.io Announces It Will Provide Free Services to Global Health Organizations, Following an Initiative Led by Messenger

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Falcon.io will offer complimentary services Falcon.io, a Cision company, announced it will participate in a global initiative that Messenger from Facebook launched this week, in response to COVID-19. The program connects government health organizations and UN health agencies with developers that can assist them in leveraging the Messenger platform to more effectively share timely and accurate information, and speed up their responses to concerned citizens. Marketing Technology News:…

OneDash Launches Innovative Personal Shopping Messenger App

OneDash takes aim at tackling e-commerce cart abandonment by delivering personalized shopping experiences OneDash, an e-commerce marketing technology startup today announced that it has launched a groundbreaking chat-to-checkout service. OneDash’s new messaging platform allows online shoppers to perform direct, in-app, add-to-cart functions, with the option to check out in the very same chat. This new capability eliminates the need to exit a chat session in order to complete a purchase. The announcement took place today at …

Don’t Shoot the Messenger: How Chat Apps Became Political

During the recent protests in Hong Kong, organizers looking to avoid government surveillance turned to Telegram. The encrypted messaging app soon became one of the most downloaded apps in Hong Kong. Then its servers were hit by a cyberattack that its founder said came “mostly from China.” In the wake of Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings, the government blocked residents from accessing the country’s most popular social media and messaging apps, including Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, and Viber. According to officials, the…

Intercom Establishes Business Messengers As Key ABM Channel With New ABM Functionality

Intercom’s New Account Based Marketing (ABM) Features Allow Marketers to Engage with Target Accounts Through Personalized Live Chat Messages on Their Website so Teams Can Convert More Target Accounts to Real Sales Opportunities Intercom, the customer messaging platform that helps businesses grow through better relationships throughout the entire customer lifecycle, announced new ABM functionality that expands the ways marketers can use ABM to grow their business. Intercom’s new ABM functionality introduces business…

Springbot Adds Facebook Messenger to eCommerce Marketing Platform

Increasing Consumer Use of Messaging Makes the Channel a Priority for Retailers Springbot, a data-driven marketing platform for eCommerce retailers, launched Facebook Messenger Marketing as part of its all-in-one marketing automation platform. Retailers can integrate Facebook messages into automated marketing campaigns and manage them from their Springbot dashboard, a capability not readily available through traditional email marketing platforms. “More than 80 percent of adults and 90 percent of teens use messaging…

Alpha Group Unveils Pigeon – A Facebook Messenger App Experience for Merit-Based Content Sharing

Pigeon Exits Stealth with More Than 35,000 Users Who Have Shared More Than 60,000 Posts. Pigeon Users Spend an Average of Six Minutes per Session, Outperforming Other Top Social Media Apps With a commitment to creating an engaging social media experience that is based on the best content, not on identity or influence, Alpha Group, the in-house incubator for Advance Local announces its latest venture and unveils Pigeon. Pigeon is an anonymous, chatbot based Facebook Messenger app experience that transforms how people…

Limitless Unveils AI-Based LimitlessLiveMessenger™ to Provide World-Class Customer Service

The New Product Allows Customers to Route Their Queries to Crowd Service Ambassadors and Improve Customer Service Limitless, the UK-based inventor and provider of a SaaS platform offering crowdsourced customer service, has announced its latest product – LimitlessLiveMessenger™. LimitlessLiveMessenger is an asynchronous messaging product that can be easily deployed on any website and provides businesses with direct access to Limitless’ on-demand Crowd Service® platform. LimitlessLiveMessenger Could Cut the Typical…

LINE FRIENDS Launches ‘BT21’ Sticker and Camera Effects on Facebook and Messenger

'BT21' Characters Beloved by Millennials from All over the World, Is Now on Facebook and Messenger! LINE FRIENDS, one of the world's fastest growing global character brands, announced that it has launched BT21 sticker and camera effects on Facebook and Facebook Messenger. Following the launch, users will be able to enjoy a variety of sticker pack and camera stickers, frames, and AR effects featuring BT21 characters on Facebook and Messenger. The newly launched sticker and camera effects capture the features of 8 BT21…

MailTime Messenger Reaches Over 7 Million Downloads, US Customers Love Messaging Over Emails

With over 7 Million Downloads, MailTime Messenger Continues to Blur the Line Between Messaging and Emailing MailTime announced that two major US carriers will preload the application onto several top Android phone lines in the US This will bring the MailTime app up to 1 million US users. Named one of the Apple App Store's Best of 2015, MailTime has hit over 7 million downloads since debuting in 2014. Compatible with any major email service, MailTime is now available for free on both App Store and Google Play.…

Flyt Brings Messenger Payments to Hospitality with Facebook

Flyt Has Piloted the New Technology in the Uk at Wahaca's Charlotte Street Location UK tech company Flyt was recently showcased at Facebook's annual F8 Conference keynote, alongside an announcement that its award-winning Pay at Table solution is now available on Facebook Messenger, allowing consumers to pay through Messenger apps and web. This marks the first time this type of payment service will be available via Facebook and is the first payment enabled chatbot experience on Messenger in Europe, and amongst the first…