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Exploring Livestream Chat UX: Threads and Replies

Throughout its regular season, Major League Baseball selects a “game of the week” to broadcast live on YouTube. Along with streaming the game, viewers can participate in or read the accompanying chat. Slow-moving by nature, baseball produces its share of lulls, and it is those ti…

7 UX Best Practices for Livestream Chat

In its simplest form, livestream chat is a real-time message board whose participants are communicating in the moment. The practice has gained significant popularity over the last several years — and is accelerating during the last six months —with apps like YouTube, Facebook, In…

In-App Chat Messaging UI/UX Impact

Adding chat to your application has traditionally been a rather complicated process. Most of the early direct messaging with chat were handled by dedicated third party applications like AOL Instant Messenger. The internet thrived early on because it made messaging your friends, r…

Chatbots: The Future of Customer Service

Chatbots provide an automated conversational interface that can positively impact your business. Imagine a customer calls a support center, and they’re stuck waiting to get a simple question answered. Not only do customers get frustrated, but having human beings respond to each c…