Technology Amazon is reportedly working on a messaging app called Anytime

11:36  17 july  2017
11:36  17 july  2017 Source:   The Verge

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Amazon .com is reportedly working on launching its own messaging app called Anytime , according to a report from AFTV News. The retail giant has begun to survey its customers about potential features, although it’s not clear what form the final product will take.

According to a new report from AFTVnews, Amazon is working a messaging app called Anytime that carries a strong focus on group communication. more… Source link.

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Amazon.com is reportedly working on launching its own messaging app called Anytime, according to a report from AFTV News. The retail giant has begun to survey its customers about potential features, although it’s not clear what form the final product will take.

AFTV News explains that Anytime appears to be “an all-in-one feature rich service that could even rival social networks,” with a focus on messaging, voice and video calls, and photo sharing, with users able to apply filters to pictures and videos, @mention other users, use sticker and Gifs, and play games. Users would be able to call (audio and video) other individuals or groups, contact businesses to order products or make reservations. According to the images taken from the survey, the service be secure and encrypted, and would work on a variety of desktop and mobile devices. 

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Amazon is reportedly working on a new messaging app called Anytime , it would allow people to connect to each other without knowing their phone numbers.

The online retailer is working on its own stand-alone chat app called Anytime , according to Amazon Fire TV News. Amazon has reportedly started surveying customers about a new messaging service to see what features are most important for people.

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Amazon has already made inroads into the messaging and communications market in recent months. Earlier this year, it announced Chime, a video conferencing app for its business users, designed to compete with existing services such as Skype for Business or WebEx. Amazon also recently added voice calling and messaging features to its Alexa-equipped devices. Anytime appears to be a more ambitious product, one designed to compete against messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp. We’ve reached out to Amazon for comment, and will update if we hear back.

Amazon launches shopping social network Spark for iOS .
Spark, which is currently only available for Amazon's premium paying Prime members, encourages users to share photos and videos, just like popular social media platforms Instagram and Pinterest. The new feature publicly launched on Tuesday for use on mobile devices that use Apple's iOS operating system.Spark users can tag products on their posts that are available on Amazon and anyone browsing the feeds can instantly find and purchase them on the platform. Users can also respond to posts with "smiles," equivalent to Facebook's "likes.

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