Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook is reportedly has plans to integrate the messaging services of WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger. All three will remain as standalone apps, but the underlying messaging functions of each will become intertwined. Work to create a unified messaging infrastructure has begun and expected to be complete by the end of the year or in […]

Fetch Manchester Helps Greggs Give More with New Gifting Bot

Fetch Manchester Helps Greggs Give More with New Gifting Bot

Fetch, the award-winning mobile-first agency, part of Dentsu Aegis Network, has announced it has developed, (in collaboration with Autosermo) the first ever UK transactional Gifting Bot within the QSR space.  Fetch is helping Greggs bring the joy of giving to everyone this festive season. The Gifting Bot will allow the customer to purchase Greggs goods […]

Facebook Messenger begins rolling out unsend feature

Facebook Messenger begins rolling out unsend feature

Earlier in November 2018, reports suggested that Facebook was planning to introduce an ‘unsend’ feature on to Messenger that would give users 10 minutes to delete a message that they gave send before it is read. And now nearly a week later, word is that the social media giant has started rolling the update to […]

KFC Launches its First Ever Facebook Game

KFC Launches its First Ever Facebook Game

KFC has launched its first ever Facebook game – Dirty Lou’s Sauce Mania – and the aim is to get as dirty as possible. With KFC’s Dirty Louisiana available in restaurants until 18 November, this highly addictive, sauce-tastic new arcade game features the burger’s three epic sauces Black Pepper Mayo, Supercharger sauce and BBQ. In […]

Byron Offers Facebook Messenger Payment in its Restaurants

Byron Offers Facebook Messenger Payment in its Restaurants

British restaurant chain Byron is the first to launch a Quickpay bot allowing customers to pay for their bill using Facebook Messenger. The payment technology, created by hospitality platform Flyt, gives diners the chance to pay for their meal as soon as they order as well as split the bill. Diners can choose the hamburger […]

Facebook launches video chat devices for the home

Facebook launches video chat devices for the home

Facebook is launching video-calling devices for the home in its latest attempt to diversify beyond traditional social media. The Portal devices, which use Facebook’s chat platform Messenger to make and receive calls, also feature Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant. They will go on sale in the US in November, at a price point of $199 (£152) […]

LEGO unveil Messenger chatbot to ease Christmas shopping

LEGO unveil Messenger chatbot to ease Christmas shopping

This holiday, the LEGO Gift Bot, Ralph, is here to make sure every wish clicks into place! We’ve all been there… every year Christmas pops up and surprises us! Next things you know, the gift buying rush begins and we feel drowned in indecision. What gifts to buy? What will your sister’s eldest want this […]

Facebook Messenger’s Personal Assistant M Available for UK Users

Facebook Messenger’s Personal Assistant M Available for UK Users

Facebook is upping the usefulness of its Messenger chat service by integrating its personal assistant M for users in the UK. The feature is expanding beyond the USA, touching down with UK users to aid them with its artificial intelligence-driven suggestions, dropping into conversations to suggest stickers, polls, birthday celebrations, group gatherings and location sharing. Furthermore, […]

Line will top 50 million users in Japan in 2017 according to eMarketer

Line will top 50 million users in Japan in 2017 according to eMarketer

Messaging service Line will total 50.2 million individuals in Japan this year, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast, increasing 10.3% from 2016. By the end of 2021, that user figure will reach 58.5 million. The homegrown service is the largest chat app in Japan, with 92.8% of the country’s mobile phone messaging app users regularly accessing […]

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