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GIVEAWAY: Win a limited edition Mandela T-shirt

<b>It’s 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth and his legacy of hope, encouragement and wisdom still lives on!</b><p>To celebrate, we’re giving away 100 …

Nelson Mandela

When a number plate becomes a political statement

Freedom of speech or unacceptable insult?<p>One driver in Romania has turned his car into a political message by using as his number plate an obscenity paired with PSD – the acronym of the ruling Romanian Social Democrat party.<p>The registration plate, which roughly translates as “Fuck PSD” has …

Border Crossings

Gorillaz Murdoc Is In Prison: Talk To Him Now To Help Free The Bassist

The story of the Gorillaz goes way beyond the music. They have built intricate back-stories to characters that have become the face of their musical …

Gorillaz

Instagram Is Letting People Know When Their Friends Are Available to Chat on Direct

The corporate synergy between Facebook Messenger and Instagram keeps coming, as the latter introduced a feature that has been available on the former …

Social Media

Facebook Messenger can now sync Instagram contacts

Facebook Messenger can now fill out your contact list by syncing with Instagram.<p>You can find the "Connect Instagram" option under Messenger's "People" tab, and use it to sync up your profile with your Instagram contacts.<p>The addition -- first noticed by Twitter user @wongmjane and reported by …

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This New Love Island Contestant Was in a Raunchy Britney Spears Video, and WOW

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• Love Island<p>Love Island Paul Knops in Britney Spears Video<p>This New Love Island Contestant Was in a Raunchy Britney Spears Video, and …

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Facebook Messenger Users Can Now Import Their Instagram Contacts

Facebook confirmed the official rollout of a feature enabling Messenger users to import their contacts from Instagram.<p>Users with access to the …

Social Media

Instagram Shows Users When Friends Are Online

With a recent update to Instagram, the app will now show users when people they’ve direct messaged online.<p>This feature works like Facebook Messenger, …

Social Media

Facebook Messenger for Kids is now available in Mexico

Today marks Facebook releasing its Messenger for Kids app to our friendly southern neighbor. It doesn't have any Mexico-specific features, and unlike when it was released in Canada and Peru, it isn't part of a larger feature roll-out like a Spanish-language version, either. No matter, it being …

Spanish Language

How To Sync Your Instagram Contacts To Facebook Messenger

Image: Pexels<p>Keeping up with your friends on all the various social networks you share can be an organisational pain. Now, however, Facebook is …

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Facebook wants you to sync your Instagram contacts to Messenger, and some users are not happy

Facebook today is rolling out its latest feature to try to bridge the gap between its services and Instagram. As reported by TechCrunch, Facebook is now allowing users to sync their Instagram contact directly to Messenger, for better or for worse…<p>The option to sync your Instagram contacts appears …

Social Media

You Can Now Share Live Video Instantly Inside Facebook Messenger Conversations

Today, Facebook is bringing live video sharing to Messenger via a new feature called "Instant Video."<p>Facebook<p>Open Messenger in iOS or Android, start …

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HTML5 game publisher FRVR secures $3 million in funding

<b>Newsbrief:</b> FRVR, a game publisher that deals heavily in HTML5 titles, has secured a $3 million investment at the close of its seed funding round. …

Game Development

The 3 riskiest apps found in the enterprise

The Appthority Pulse Report for Q2 2018 found that messaging apps were risky across Android and iOS.<p>WhatsApp Messenger and Facebook Messenger are the …

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Facebook Messenger Is Launching a BTS-Inspired BT21 Sticker Collection

BTS ARMY, you get another bit of good news today!<p><i>Billboard</i> exclusively announced on Monday (July 16) that the Korean boy band is partnering with …

New Albums

Facebook Scrutiny Slows Approval of Messenger Apps

Leading up to the World Cup, GameOn Technology built a Facebook Messenger app for getting scores and game highlights. But as the World Cup kicked off …

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These Unicorn Smarties Only Cost £1, So Yep, I'll Take 10

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Nestlé<p>Unicorn Smarties Asda<p>These Unicorn Smarties Only Cost £1, So Yep, I'll Take 10<p>Shares<p>A post shared by givingitago (@givingitago1) …

Lifestyle (UK)

Facebook Messenger Just Launched BTS-Inspired Stickers

6 hours ago<p>Get ready BTS fans!<p>Posted by Billboard on Monday, July 16, 2018<p>Yesterday, it was announced that BTS is dropping another album next month …

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Facebook Messenger down for hundreds of users

Facebook Messenger is currently out of order, according to reports from some social media users this morning.<p>Hundreds of reports have been logged of …

Social Media

Facebook Messenger is DOWN in the UK as irate users report their entire message history has been DELETED

<b>Update, 3pm July 13:</b> Facebook says it has resolved the issue that was affecting Facebook Messenger.<p>“Earlier today (July 13) some people on Messenger …

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How to Build a Free Facebook Messenger Chatbot for Lead Generation by @virginianussey

This four-step tutorial will help you build an interactive chatbot using a free chatbot builder. No coding required!The post How to Build a Free …

Chatbots

Introducing Your New Best Salesperson: Your Facebook Messenger Bot!

Feature Shopify products and track revenue in automated Facebook Messenger conversations with Octane AI in-bot products.

Chatbots

11 Sunscreens That'll Last Through Even the Toughest Outdoor Workout

Due to how harmful the sun's rays can be — whether it's hot, cold, sunny, or cloudy — it's important to make sun protection part of your daily …

Lifestyle (UK)

Facebook Messenger May Follow Chinese Mobile Apps

6/03/2015<p>Related news<p>7:24 PM ET Stock futures. With U.S.-China tariffs kicking in Friday, investors have been selling chip stocks and global …

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A 5-Step Guide to Get Better Survey Response Rates Using Facebook Messenger by @virginianussey

Want higher survey response rates? Here's a five-step guide on how to do surveys with a Facebook Messenger chatbot.The post A 5-Step Guide to Get …

Chatbots

Tips for Creating a Facebook Messenger Subscription Opt-In Page

Mastering the Facebook Messenger subscription opt-in page is the first step in becoming a Messenger marketing ninja.<p>You use Messenger opt-in pages to …

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Gboard testing smart replies for Snapchat, WhatsApp, more

• Google is reportedly testing smart replies in the Gboard app, giving you suggested responses for a host of apps.<br>• It’s believed that Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, WeChat, and WhatsApp are just a few of the supported apps.<br>• The company has previously experimented with suggested responses via the Smart …

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Facebook Messenger Marketing 101

Today we launched the first webinar in our new series, getting started with Facebook Messenger marketing and chatbot building.<p>Watch the replay …

Marketing

Facebook Messenger Kids is expanding to Canada and Peru

Facebook Messenger Kids is Facebook's solution for letting young ones stay in touch with friends and family in a safe and secure manner, and starting …

Tech Trends

Facebook Messenger can now automatically translate Spanish-English conversations

San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Facebook Messenger can now automatically translate messages from Spanish to English and vice versa, media reports …

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