Top Links for Monday – November 7, 2016 Guess how many platforms are copying Snapchat this week? Plus, Twitter’s chatbot brand play. #SMCurrent 1 WhatsApp is testing a clone of Snapchat Stories, called Status Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is experimenting with a new Status feature that lets users share mood-setting pictures and videos overlaid… 2 Twitter DM Bots Launch To Speed Up Brands’ Customer Service With Welcome Messages And Quick Replies Twitter’s chatbot game is heating up and brands can now use automated messages to better communicate with customers and speed up customer service. 3 Facebook Messenger is testing “Instant Games” like this one from King Facebook Messenger is preparing to launch a new “Instant Games” platform that will let people play lightweight games against friends.… 4 Now it’s Periscope cloning Snapchat with augmented selfie masks Periscope is following Snapchat and Facebook’s lead by creating its own animated augmented reality selfie masks. The first ones can… 5 Study says only 8 percent of shoppers using retailer apps, should they give up? No: they need a diversified strategy that includes third party distribution, mobile wallets and a renewed focus on the usability… 6 Secret Facebook group is giving Clinton supporters so much hope If you’re like many pundits who question whether Hillary Clinton has a devoted, passionate fan base, try checking behind closed… 7 Are You Paying Enough Attention to Content Design? The best content marketing initiatives in the world won’t convert if not deployed alongside a strategic content design.