Maybe, she figured, she could pull in enough money to pursue her lifelong dream: to become a hair stylist.
It was a warm, sunny morning, and she was sitting at her desk in the company’s office, located above a pizza shop in San Mateo, an idyllic and affluent suburb of San Francisco.
Facebook’s Messenger app is about to undergo quite the transformation.
Secret chats and retail features will be added to the instant messaging platform.
In an email interview, the site’s interim CEO Jen Billock told Business Insider that “members are ...
Julie Mora-Blanco remembers the day, in the summer of 2006, when the reality of her new job sunk in.
Although the company has initiated a doubling down on mobile, the experience of users like Riccardo might suggest another path to profitability. The almost decade-old Couchsurfing, which is available in 100,000 cities across the globe, is becoming the go-to hookup app for a certain class of young world travelers.
The retail function will allow users to buy and sell things through Messenger, although it’s not yet clear if you will require a business account or if you’ll be able to flog things from your personal profile.
) The feature is easy to use: just click the video camera option in the top right corner when you have a chat window open, as in the picture above.
‘It’s perfect for sharing quick moments with friends who aren’t right by your side or making your conversations richer by seeing each other face-to-face when you are messaging,’ Facebook said.
Whereas Instagram is all about carefully curated moments, Snapchat is all about spontaneous creativity.
"What makes Snapchat unique is how much more fun and playful it is," says Alex Ditty, the director of client operations at SEEN Digital Media, a marketing company that pairs brands with top social influencers for campaigns.