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Instagram rolls out new messaging features for business profiles, expands action buttons to more third-party apps

Instagram has expanded its booking and payments feature so that users can make dinner reservations, buy tickets or book a service without leaving the app. Amy Gesenhues on May 8, 2018   Instagram is rolling out new ways for businesses to interact with their followers and is expanding the booking and payments feature it began … Continue reading Instagram rolls out new messaging features for business profiles, expands action buttons to more third-party apps

Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps In Chrome Web Store

Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps In Chrome Web Store by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 2, 2018 Google, as of Monday, will no longer accept extensions that mine cryptocurrency in the Chrome Web store, and by late June will remove all extensions that contain mining functions. Extensions with blockchain-related purposes other than mining will continue to … Continue reading Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps In Chrome Web Store

Retailers with shopping apps now see majority of e-commerce sales from mobile

E-commerce is now a truly cross-device experience. Greg Sterling on February 21, 2018   For many retailers, mobile traffic equals or exceeds desktop traffic. Now, according to Criteo’s latest commerce report (Q4 2017), mobile sales represent the majority of total e-commerce for retailers with successful shopping apps. Retailers that have both mobile sites and apps … Continue reading Retailers with shopping apps now see majority of e-commerce sales from mobile

Gamification to Make Mobile Retail Web Apps Even More Engaging and Effective

Georgi Todorov — December 8, 2017 Follow @GeorgiTodorovBG — December 8, 2017 Gamification is emerging as a favored tool for boosting customer engagement. Gamification combines “game mechanics” – such as point-based award systems and other non-traditional incentives – to build relationships and to drive sales. As of 2015, 87% of retailers were already using some … Continue reading Gamification to Make Mobile Retail Web Apps Even More Engaging and Effective