Build vs buy – How to Create a Messaging Application Like WhatsApp

What do you need to create a messaging application like WhatsApp? Mobile messaging has been a global phenomenon and hence, in-app communication has become a global trend. Now, the question of the day for industry-leading companies have been around how to create a messaging application or service with a messaging feature, in-house development or by integrating …

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Top 3 live video streaming apps using in-app chat api

Live video streaming apps of the year with SendBird The year 2016 has been a heightened year for the live video streaming industry. Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, and even Instagram have pushed forward their live video streaming services armed with in-app chat on top of the video content. For a majority of live content providers, platforms advancement …

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The Buzzword of the Moment is Chatbot, but Chatting is the Core of Human to Human Communication

Everyone is talking about chatbots these days. You already know what they are. Facebook opened up its Messenger platform to let chatbots in earlier this year. Twitter users trained Microsoft’s chatbot to say naughty things. While there’s a lot of talk about chatbots, many are missing the point. The true value is leveraging human-to-human communications. …

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Top 5 Mobile Service Areas for Chatbots and Conversational UI

Chatbots and Conversational UI are the Future: 5 Mobile Services That Are Ahead of the Curve Humans have had conversations since our brains developed the ability to express ourselves through language. Our thoughts, behaviors, and relationships are centered around the conversations we have in life. When building products, we discuss ideas and devise solutions with …

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In-app Messaging for On-demand Apps: Connecting Sellers and Buyers in Real-time

The e-commerce players have begun to communicate with their customers in real-time using customer support chat solutions like Intercom and Olark, but we are also witnessing customers wanting to message their on-demand service providers on mobile devices. Always-on and always-have nature of mobile devices, combined with real-time notifications and location-awareness, are transforming what used to be scheduled transactions (think car rentals and hotel reservations) into real-time transactions that gets fulfilled …

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