Quick poll: how many apps do you have on your phone? (I have 86...I just counted!)
Text messaging and messaging apps are trending up as more and more people, especially young people, get smartphones and use them to communicate with one another and the world at large.
Messaging has both great breadth, in terms of the vast audience it reaches, and great depth, in terms of how engaged and responsive recipients of messages are. Consider:
- The number of users on messaging applications has exceeded the number of users on social media. Check out Business Insider's report showing the rapid expansion of messaging:
Welcome back to Founders' Keepers, the semi-regular blog about AdmitHub from the perspective of its co-founders, Kirk and Drew. First, a couple of announcements:
- Our chatbot, Oli, is now available on Facebook Messenger. Give Oli a try here.
- We’re happy to announce two new partnerships with Allegheny University and Cooper Union. Chompers and Cooper Hawk will be arriving this fall!