Whatsapp Will Start Running Ads in 2019, But How Will Advertisers Respond?

Nov 16

It’s been a long time coming, but ads will be making their way into WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging platform. Starting early next year, in-app ads will be placed in the Status feature, as confirmed during the 2018 third-quarter earnings call in October. The move to put advertisements on the private messaging app was among Facebook’s plans to make money on...

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sprout social plus hubspot

Nov 15

Social media has evolved from a nascent marketing channel to an integrated part of all business functions. It’s become critical for businesses to develop a sophisticated approach for how they find, communicate with and support their customers on social. Gone are the days when brands could broadcast discounts, deals and product information and “go dark” when a...

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Reddit Co-Founder: Every Businesses is Going to Have to Be a Software Business

Nov 15

The co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, says that every business is going to have to be a software business. “Our beliefs still remains that every business is going to have to be a software business in some way, shape, or form,” Ohanian told CNBC. “For us to be able to make these investments on bright engineers building software solutions still feels like the...

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Zeus Living CEO on How the Startup is Reimagining Housing

Nov 15

The Zeus Living online platform is a new take on the $12 billion corporate housing industry, leasing unfurnished, privately-owned homes and convert them into ‘expertly appointed, convenient, and full-service corporate housing units’ for extended stay travelers. It feels like an Airbnb for extended stays whether it’s for business relocation or simply a new ‘lighter’...

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Siri Co-founder: I Would Have Liked to See Siri Evolve to Doing More Things

Nov 15

The Co-Founder & former CEO of Siri, Dag Kittlaus, says that he “would have liked to see Siri evolve to doing more things, greater capabilities to become a bigger part of your life.” Siri was acquired by Apple in 2010. In 2012 Kittlaus co-founded another AI company, Viv, an artificial intelligence platform that enables developers to create an intelligent,...

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