How's Your Weather? The first bubble from The Weather Channel lets you see what conditions are like wherever your friends are.
Cola Bubbles are simple, interactive messages that work seamlessly with texting. One Cola Bubble is all it takes to do the job of dozens of texts or multiple apps. All of this without having to leave your conversation. Text with Cola Bubbles, and spend less time typing tapping, and more time getting things done.
Currently, Cola comes with the following 6 Bubbles, and there are more on the way!
Get everyone on the same date.
Figure out everyone's ETA.
Add photos & videos to your chat.
Get everyone in the thread to vote.
Delegate and assign items.
Have access to your device camera.
Today, the popular messaging app, Cola, launched a new weather bubble that includes hyperlocal weather data provided by The Weather Channel. Now users can easily share their current conditions, hourly, and five-day forecasts with contacts to plan outdoor activities without having to toggle between multiple apps.
The Weather Channel – May 12, 2016
The Weather Channel released a “How’s your weather?” interactive bubble on the nascent Cola mobile messaging platform. These measures provide a glimpse at the differences between chatbots and SMS, and may also hint at new forms of interactive communication where a broad range of information is dynamically pulled into our everyday conversations. Think sunny, breezy with a strong chance of interactivity.
VentureBeat – May 12, 2016
Virtual assistants like Siri and Google Now are useful, but they’re limited in functionality, and not everyone likes talking to their phone. Smart messaging services solve this problem by giving you an assistant who’s just a text message away.
Cult of Mac – May 12, 2016
Each year, it seems, SXSW serves as the launchpad for one app to go super viral — if only briefly so. Twitter, Foursquare and Meerkat were all breakout apps the festival in years past, but what’s in store for SXSW 2016?
Mashable – March 11, 2016
Cola is the world's first Messaging OS engineered to bring new interactive experiences into text conversations and to extend the functionality of existing products and services into the Cola universe without ever leaving the app. The company is working with third parties to expand on this vision with the ultimate goal of serving as a platform for developers to create their own Cola Bubbles, providing a massive list of interactive tools for users to incorporate into their text streams.Learn More About the Cola SDK