Facebook’s newly released update to the Messenger Platform includes new functionality, improvements to existing tools, while also deprecated legacy endpoints. Changes to the platform impact Click-to-Messenger Ads and provide new tools to encourage user engagement.
Cisco announces a $150m Spark fund to fuel development on its Cisco Spark Platform, which provides a communication platform that combines messaging, call and meeting features. The service is similar to Slack with a focus on the Enterprise market. All 3 services are currently available in the US.