Links to blogs and stories about BBC News and instant messaging plat- forms, Anonymous, 2015, http://bit.ly/BBCNewsChatApps.
B. Evans, “Messaging and Mobile Platforms,” ben-evans.com, 30 March 2015, http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2015/3/24/the-state-of-messaging.
M. Petronzio, “A Brief History of Instant Messaging,” Mashable, 25 October 2012, http://mashable.com/2012/10/25/instant-messaging-history/#on374 oUArEqo.
T. Livingston, “The Race to Become the WeChat of the West,” Medium, 27 November 2014, https://medium.com/@tedlivingston/the-race-to-become-the-wechat-of-the-west-3fe52c8db946#.x763pp7fk.
B. Sheth, “Forget Apps, Now The Bots Take Over,” 29 September 2015, http://techcrunch.com/2015/09/29/forget-apps-now-the-bots-take-over/.
J. Markoff and P. Mozur, “For Sympathetic Ear, More Chinese Turn to Smart- phone Program,” The New York Times, 31 July 2015, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/04/science/for-sympathetic-ear-more-chinese-turn-to-smartphone-program.html.
A. Carr, “Inside Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's Entertainment Empire,” Fast Company, 19 October 2015, http://www.fastcompany.com/3051612/innovation-agents/media-tech-and-advertising-to-snapchat-i-aint-afraid-of-no-ghost.
J. Cook, “Japanese Messaging App LINE is Blowing Up, and These Stats Prove It,” Business Insider, 3 March 2015, http://www.businessinsider.com/interview-with-jeanie-han-from-line-2015-3.
J. Trew, “Facebook Tests ‘Reactions,' a Like Button With More Emotions,” 8 October 2015, http://www.engadget.com/2015/10/08/facebook-tests-reactions-a-like-button-with-more-emotions/.
“Young Canadians' Hopes for a New Era Under Trudeau,” BBC News, 20 October 2015, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-34578079.