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Nov 2016

Please read: Permanent service shutdown Dec 23

We regret to let all our users and supporters know that Class Messenger and OnTrack will be shutting down permanently on December 23rd. The company has not been able to transition to a business model that allows it to continue to develop and maintain a strong product offering. We know this will adversely effect tens of […]

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1
Nov 2016

Why is Class Messenger being sold?

We have tried to be a pretty open company since we introduced Class Messenger back in 2013.  With that in mind, there have been some rumors out there about Class Messenger being acquired by a variety of other companies so we wanted to set the record straight:  Yes.  The owners of Class Messenger are looking […]

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10
Aug 2016

“Always free” doesn’t mean ‘freemium’.

As Class Messenger enters it’s fourth ‘back to school’ our business goals have changed.  We’ve seen a lot of things happen in the ‘portfolio’ and ‘edtech messaging’ area over the past four years.  There’s got to be one big thing coming though…eventually, someone is going to have to pay for all of this stuff.  Teachers […]

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10
Feb 2016

Instant push notifications versus text messages

It seems that the word ‘text’ and ‘texting’ is used to cover off anything that comes to a smartphone instantly.  Some of our users have been confused thinking that our removal of the expensive and unreliable SMS messages means their students and parents can only use email.  While we understand that this can be confusing: it […]

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18
Jan 2016

Why we need to remove old SMS/text technology

Today we are announcing that as of February 1, 2016, we will be dropping the option to send messages via SMS (texting).  This information as well as instructions for Members on how to create an account is available as a PDF download at the end of this article. Popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and […]

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