HOW JOMSOCIAL AND BUDDYPRESS SITES CAN LEVERAGE CHAT APP
When social networks came on board, it was seen as the best invention for communication of the century, this is due to the opportunity it afforded people to locate and contact people they know as well as meet new people. It has served a lot of purposes that has drawn a lot of users to it including social, political and economic benefits, in fact, when it newly emerged, not belonging to any social network was seen as a taboo.
This article focuses on the effect of chat app on social network sites and tries to look into solution for social network sites such as Jomsocial and Buddypress specifically through leveraging, migration and integration with chat app
This new challenging development is a wake up call for social network especially Jomsocial and Buddypress site owners to reinvent themselves into the much needed chat app just as Facebook has done when it discovered a threat to its popularity by making huge strides in the chatting space with the acquisition of Whatsapp and including Messanger in the Facebook app. This way, Facebook has shown that rather than being challenged by the threat of chat app, social networks should see the platform as leverage. Social networks such as Jomsocial and Buddypress can leverage on the benefits of chat app in so many ways.
Already, Quartz, a news site has shown a strategic way of leveraging chat app by experimenting with a standalone app. So at the core of quartz app its not the news but the chat app. It allows user to do chat on news article and engage users.
Basechat – Whatsapp clone script can help you integrate chat app with your existing social network powered by jomsocial or buddypress.