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Kik Is Now Letting Users Interact With More Than One Chatbot in the Same Conversation

Kik has a new way for users to interact with multiple chatbots.

Can These 5 Messaging Apps Catch Up to Snapchat?

Messaging apps more and more are trying to swipe Snapchat's mojo, rolling out an assortment of updates that reflect the wildly popular app's panoply of polychromatic filters and face-altering effects, […]

6 Mobile Apps Hillary and Trump Should Use to Win Over Young Voters

The 2016 presidential election is drastically different from previous races when it comes to courting young voters, primarily because of the many popular mobile apps out today that didn't exist four years ago. And millennials, the most frequent users of such apps, are a demographic that can't be ignored.

Kik Is Launching a Way for Users to Share Chatbot Invites With Their Friends

Kik is launching a way for users to share chatbots with friends by allowing them to "invite" other users to try out various games, news organizations and brands on the the messaging app.

Infographic: Kik Reveals That Users Spend More Than an Hour a Day on the App

How much time do users spend in messaging apps? At least an hour a day on Kik alone, according to the messaging app.

Yahoo Enters the World of Chatbots With a Weather Bot, a News Bot and a Weird Pet Bot

Yahoo has launched its first trio of chatbots, making the internet pioneer the latest to join the craze with its weather bot, news bot and something it's calling a "pet bot."

Paramount Is Launching a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Chatbot on Kik for the New Movie

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are ditching their nunchucks and katana swords for smartphones.

Why AwesomenessTV Wants Marketers to Stop Grouping Gen Z and Millennials Together

"Gen Z and millennials is not a thing, they're two things," exclaimed AwesomenessTV CEO Brian Robbins during the multi-channel network's NewFronts presentation Wednesday evening. "These life stages—late teens who are breaking away from freedom vs. these young adult couples are very, very different."

Will Facebook Messenger’s Updated Platform Cause a Rise in Chatbots?

Yesterday, Facebook unveiled a major update to its Messenger app, that allows developers to create chatbots for brands through its chatbot API.

Kik Is Launching a Shop for Users to Interact With Chatbots From Brands

Kik has launched its own chatbot shop, further opening the floodgates to users who want to engage with messaging apps from brands and publishers arriving on the Canadian messaging platform.