business messaging

A 15-post collection

Chinese messaging app Bullet bumps WeChat from App Store

In a Cinderella story that Bloomberg is calling “David vs. Goliath — with emojis,” a new chat app is shaking up the Chinese messaging world. Bullet reached 5 million users only two weeks after it debuted in August, temporarily bumping messaging giant WeChat from its perch in China's App Store. Although...

Thread's Raises $20 Million to Sell Clothes via Chat

Since 2015, the term “conversational commerce” has been bandied about to describe everything from the WeChat phenomenon in China to the rise of voice assistants like Alexa. But one startup is taking the concept to a whole other level. According to TechCrunch, London-based Threads has raised $20 million to sell...