In Context

The next-generation communications blog from Nexmo

Category: User Acquisition

The GDPR: What It Means for Customer Communication

November 14, 2017 Published by // // // // //

Everything in customer communication changes on May 25, 2018. That’s the day the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, and it has serious implications for how companies communicate with their customers. How serious? Up to €20 million or 4% of your company’s global turnover (i.e. revenue) for non-compliance. Read on […]
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BitQuick Significantly Decreases Fraudulent and Illegitimate Transactions with Nexmo

October 6, 2017 Published by // // // // //

BitQuick, the leading cash-for-bitcoin marketplace, provides highly secure and convenient online peer-to-peer transactions via cash deposit in a matter of hours. To purchase bitcoins on BitQuick.co, a buyer deposits cash into the seller’s account, and the bitcoins are sent shortly after uploading an image of the deposit receipt. The Challenge of Fraudulent and Illegitimate Transactions […]
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2FA Login with Laravel and Nexmo

July 26, 2017 Published by // // //

This post originally appeared on michaelheap.com before Michael joined the Nexmo team! I recently wrote about bootstrapping Laravel with user authentication and how easy it is (seriously, it takes less than 5 minutes). That provides us with a great starting point for our applications, but then I stumbled across this post about integrating two factor […]
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99.co Leverages Nexmo APIs to Secure App Registrations and Increase User Engagement

April 19, 2017 Published by // // // //

Despite having a population of just 5.4 million, Singapore is one of the top 10 real estate cities in the world. To help alleviate the pain of finding a suitable property, Singapore’s fastest growing property portal 99.co provides renters, buyers, and property agents with a powerful map-based property search engine to provide a fast and […]
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Get Complete Caller Data with New Nexmo Number Insight Feature

March 21, 2017 Published by // // // // //

Plagued by outdated databases and limited coverage—especially for mobile phone numbers—traditional Caller ID Name solutions have delivered unsatisfactory results for businesses. Recognizing these caller data challenges, Nexmo has released a Caller ID Name feature for U.S. phone numbers that works with the most accurate and up-to-date databases available. Available now in the Number Insight API (NI), Nexmo’s […]
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Top 6 Reasons to Use Mobile Phone Verification for Your Business

March 9, 2017 Published by // // // //

Companies are seeing an increase in security breaches due to spammers and scammers. These breaches can result in a poor customer experience and may lead to a decrease in customer retention, or worse, they could negatively affect your brand and result in legal and financial repercussions. To decrease the potential for compromised security, a great […]
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Journey of an SMS: Global SMS Messaging in a Complex World

February 16, 2017 Published by // // // // //

SMS engagement rates are over 94 percent, dwarfing most other communication channels. The personal, direct nature of SMS makes text messages nearly impossible to ignore. Think about it: when was the last time you ignored an SMS? You may have 1,136 unread emails and 47 unread Facebook Messenger IMs, but you likely have 0 unread messages […]
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A U.S. Patent for Phone Verification Done the Nexmo Way

January 25, 2017 Published by // // // //

Vonage has been issued a U.S. patent (Pat. No. 9,516,480) for Verify, the Nexmo phone number verification API, thanks to the innovative, conversion-focused solution it offers customers. Yes, Verify enables reliable user authentication — sending a PIN code to a prospective registrant who then enters the PIN into an app or web service — but that […]
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