B2C communications on WhatsApp? The Online world reacts


All of us know that making money Online is still something that even biggies like Twitter have still to get the hang off.
Last week, an observation by Facebook’s Chief Financial Officer David Wehner set the Online world abuzz. He said Facebook Inc. was toying with the idea of allowing businesses to contact users through WhatsApp. Which means, 1 of the ways WhatsApp was contemplating earning revenue was through B2C chat. 
“We think that enabling that B2C messaging has good business potential for us,” David Wehner, Facebook’s chief financial officer, said at a JPMorgan technology conference Monday in Boston. 
While it’s still early on whether WhatsApp will ultimately adopt the B2C chat, the remark had a lot of reactions coming in from players Online. Will it be good for customers? Or will it be another annoyance for WhatsApp users? We reproduce some of them below.

B2C messaging on WhatsApp: A mobile marketer’s dream – VentureBeat

http://news.google.com May 28, 2015

Last week, David Wehner, Facebook’s chief financial officer, revealed the social network is exploring business-to-consumer (B2C) interaction in WhatsApp, the mobile messaging…

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 WhatsApp infographic reveals interesting facts about the messaging app – Phone Arena

http://news.google.com May 27, 2015 

Did you know that messaging app WhatsApp has spent a total of $0 on marketing? The fifth most downloaded app on Android, the company has just 55 employees. …

 

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B2C on WhatsApp Platform Soon as Facebook Opens up to Novel Business Ideas – Microfinance Monitor

http://news.google.com May 25, 2015 

Because of this, Facebook might be mulling over B2C concept for WhatsApp where it charges businesses for access to users. Combined with WhatsApp’s global re …

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Facebook Might Consider Business-to-Consumer Chat for WhatsApp – Bloomberg

http://news.google.com May 18, 2015 

“We think that enabling that B2C messaging has good business potential for us,” David Wehner, Facebook’s chief financial officer, said at a JPMorgan technology conference …

 

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 Facebook’s WhatsApp may include a B2C chat function – InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

http://news.google.com May 18, 2015 

B2B e-commerce is larger than retail e-commerce in transaction volume. Read key data on industry sales, trends in marketing and web content, …

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