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Topic: facebook messenger

Two of the Most-Used Apps at CES This Year? Tinder and Grindr

Looking for new romance as well as new tech

While the Consumer Electronics Show is all about the latest in tech innovation, even geeks are on the lookout for love connections. Especially geeks, perhaps.  This week, Vector Media offered CES…

Facebook's Messenger App Quadrupled in Under 2 Years to 800 Million Monthly Users

Fastest-growing of last year

Facebook today said that more than 800 million people were using its Messenger app on a monthly basis at the end of 2015. Since being released in August 2011, Facebook Messenger…

Now You Can Hail an Uber Ride From Facebook Messenger

Partnership brings mobile transportation to the masses

             Facebook Messenger is getting into transportation services.  The mobile messaging war continues to heat up, and Facebook Messenger is betting that its size will make it everyone's all-in-one app. The Menlo…

Facebook's Business Pages Are Getting a Mobile-Centric Overhaul

Making a case for in-app marketing

Practically every brand and small business has a Facebook Page set up, but chances are, they look like every other page out there. Today, Facebook is revamping business Pages for the…

As the Mobile Messaging War Heats Up, Kik Tries to Win Over Marketers With GIFs

Bots serve pithy clips to different users

Twentieth Century Fox wants to talk to teens the way they do with their friends, so it's using GIFs to chat with them on mobile messaging app Kik. The film studio…

Facebook Just Shared Insane Q4 Mobile Numbers and Ad Sales

Its smartphone promos alone did $2.5 billion

Facebook's mobile sales continue to skyrocket, now accounting for 69 percent of its advertising business, according to results it shared today. During the 2014 fourth quarter, Facebook did $3.6 billion in…

Ad Prices at Facebook More Than Doubled Last Quarter

Brands compete to be seen

Facebook News Feed is getting more expensive. The price of an ad on the social network more than doubled last quarter, Facebook said today after delivering second-quarter results that impressed…

The Top 10 Messaging Apps by User Base and Revenue

Still big marketing opportunity though

A new report from Forrester Research gives marketers an interesting perspective on the quick growth of messaging apps in the past year. Whether or not that translates into solid revenue…

PayPal's David Marcus Will Lead Mobile Messaging at Facebook

Social giant's messaging app claims 200 million monthly users

PayPal president David Marcus has left to steer mobile messaging at Facebook. Facebook claims that its standalone messaging app, called Messenger, is now used by more than 200 million people monthly.…

The Top 3 Social Messaging Apps Among Smartphone Users

And a look at who's actually using WhatsApp

Facebook paid a staggering $19 billion for WhatsApp. While it trails Facebook as a messaging app in the United States, WhatsApp dwarfs Facebook in terms of monthly active users. Below,…

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