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[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Today Customers demand more than ever before from brands, including fast, personalised, reliable and free two-way communication. Organisations that have realised how important it is to reach their customers where they are and on a communication channel that they know and trust, are increasingly looking to WhatsApp Business API (Application Program Interface) as
WhatsApp finally has introduced a Dark Mode feature, after hinting at it several months ago. The messaging app, with more than 1.5 billion active accounts, has rolled out the feature for users on the beta channel – which means that anyone who updates their WhatsApp for Android to version 2.20.13 will have the chance to
An innovative mobile game on WhatApp known as the PREWIN Games, has been introduced in Nigeria. The mobile game comes in a trivia platform that educates and rewards players on different subject areas of interest. The platforms include WhatsApp, Web and Mobile App. The game comes in several knowledge categories such as sports, fashion, politics,
Retail giant, Makro has announced that shoppers at its 22 South African outlets and online store can now experience instant customer care and service by connecting with them directly via WhatsApp. Some of the features available in Makro’s chat include tracking orders, viewing current catalogues, accessing a digital store card, locating nearby stores, and having
Trace Mobile partners with Justpalm.com to launch the first of its kind AI WhatsApp Business Chatbot
Trace Mobile has brought multi award-winning marketing and reward agency Justpalm.com on board to launch its interactive WhatsApp Business chat line. This will enable the mobile network to interact with customers through real-time, two-way conversations, driving sales, attracting new customers and retaining existing ones in an increasingly competitive market. Trace Mobile also offers R1 WhatsApp
Global cloud communication company, Infobip has announced that it has enabled WhatsApp Business API for ChatFin, a fintech company who recently introduced their latest platform – ChatBack. This feature allows consumers to communicate with businesses over WhatsApp using the ChatBack application. Infobip enables WhatsApp Business API for ChatFin, thereby simplifying South African vehicle license renewals.
Private messaging platform, WhatsApp is reportedly working on an all-new Group Privacy Blacklist feature. The new feature will allow users to choose which contacts are allowed to add them to a group and which contacts aren’t. According to WABetaInfo, the latest update named ‘My contacts except…’ is set to replace the current ‘Nobody’ blacklist option
Guardrisk – part of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited – has partnered with Root, a Fintech start-up, to extend its CarSure product, which offers insurance to people renting cars. The latest chatbot offering provides excess buy down cover to protect against often astronomically high excess payments for car rental. CarSure recently unveiled an insurance WhatsApp chatbot
WhatsApp Business, a version of the messaging app that lets small businesses connect with their customers, is now rolling out worldwide on iOS. The free app launched on iOS last month but only in a limited number of countries. WhatsApp Business has been available on Android since last year. Unlike the standard WhatsApp messaging app,