Frequently asked questions about Messenger Communication

How many people around the world actively use messaging apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger? Can companies use WhatsApp in a privacy compliant manner? What are chatbots and how can companies successfully use them?

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WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger dominate the global messenger market. In addition, messaging apps such as WeChat, LINE and Viber dominate regional markets. Not to mention the pre-installed messengers like Apple’s iMessage (Apple Business Chat) for iOS devices and Android Messages (Google Chat) for Android devices.

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WhatsApp is the most popular chat app in a lot of countries like Germany, India, Brazil and Spain with a total of 1.6 billion active users! In the USA, Facebook Messenger is commonly used, just like in France! For a global overview, please see our up-to-date statistics and data.

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Yes, it is! Important: Customer communication via messaging app must be GDPR compliant. Companies must provide comprehensive information on how they process personal data and data from third parties and obtain the consent of their customers.

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With the WhatsApp Business API, WhatsApp offers an option for scalable and professional customer communication for medium-sized and large enterprises  that can be implemented in a customer-centric and data protection-compliant manner.

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The future of messenger marketing is becoming more diverse. From push communication through newsletters, customer service on messengers, and more dialogue-oriented two-way conversations, messenger marketing is as versatile as never before. With the latest trend of conversational marketing (supported by AI chatbots), we have now entered the into the third phase of messenger communication.

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Messaging apps master the everyday communication of people all over the world. In terms of customer service, too! All generations prefer a direct chat via WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or other chat apps instead of calling up a hotline or contacting an e-mail service.

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If you want to get more users for your messenger service, you should consider important aspects of promotion, such as optimizing the landing page.

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With their speed and effectiveness, Chatbots help to significantly improve customer experience while at the same time enabling customer service agents to focus on more complex tasks.

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BMW Munich, Women’s Best, Transgourmet or INTERSPORT Hübner – just to name a few big and small companies from all sorts of industries who rely on messaging apps in their customer service.

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Facebook Messenger? Threema? WeChat? Notify? Apple? Or Telegram? – which messaging apps are a valid alternative to the WhatsApp newsletter?

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The free App Notify informs users via notification about newly available content (special offers, tips from companies, etc.). Users have the choice of reading the news directly in Notify or accessing it via WhatsApp.

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The browser-based and mobile optimized Messenger Communication Platform is our SaaS solution for professional messenger communication. Once logged into the ticket system, you will see the clearly structured and intuitive dashboard.

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