This week Kate reviews the latest digital news including developments for messaging apps such as Apple iMessage’s new app store and Google’s launch of Allo. She also discusses Snapchat’s change to Snap Inc. and the launch of their new Spectacles product. As usual she ends with some examples of brand activity and a discussion around utility brands and content.

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