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Polls Bring Democracy To Facebook Messenger

09/22/2016, Do you and your friends struggle to agree on where to go for dinner? Democracy is always the best option when different people are presenting different options and that holds true for deciding where to go for dinner as well. The process of voting will be...

Facebook Messenger Bots Can Now Accept Payments

09/12/2016, It hasn’t been long since Facebook launched a bot platform for Messenger. Thousands of bots that help users do a variety of things are now available in Facebook Messenger, and today the company revealed that it’s making them even more useful....

Facebook Messenger Gets An American Express Bot

09/11/2016, Facebook Messenger now has a proper bot platform which businesses can use to interact with their customers. We’ve already seen airlines, banks, retailers, and other businesses take advantage of this platform and now American Express is jumping in as...

Facebook Messenger Gets Snapchat-Like Live Video Feature

09/01/2016, Snapchat has a video calling feature which enables users to share a live video stream from inside a conventional text chat. Facebook has now created a similar feature for its Messenger app. The standalone app already lets you chat and share stuff with...

Facebook Messenger’s ‘Secret Conversation’ Feature Shows Up

08/01/2016, Facebook owns two of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services on the planet. WhatsApp is one and arguably the most widely used service, it now offers end-to-end encryption. Not too long after encryption went live for WhatsApp, it was...

Facebook Messenger Now Has Over One Billion Users

07/20/2016, Facebook today announced that its standalone Messenger app has reached a major milestone. Facebook Messenger is now being used by more than one billion people across the globe. It also happens to be the most popular iOS app after Facebook itself....

Facebook Messenger Gets Instant Articles

07/14/2016, Facebook introduced Instant Articles earlier this year. It’s a new program that publishers can sign up for to have their articles hosted on Facebook itself, this makes them load very quickly to readers who click through to those articles from the...

Facebook Messenger Gets 3D Touch Support On iPhone 6S

07/13/2016, Facebook first updated its main application with support for the 3D Touch feature of the iPhone 6S. It had said back then that it would take some time for similar functionality to arrive for Facebook Messenger, which is now an important service in its own...

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Book An UberPool

07/10/2016, Facebook Messenger is now capable of doing so much more than just helping you stay in touch with your friends and family. The world’s largest social network has made considerable improvements to the features that it offers and continues to improve...

Facebook Messenger Gets Secret Conversations

07/08/2016, Facebook just announced that its FB Messenger app now supports “secret conversations” as a beta program. It means that messages will be encrypted from device-to-device, also called “end to end encryption” or E2EE. This technology aims at...

Facebook Messenger Has A Hidden Soccer Game

06/16/2016, The team of Facebook seems to have developed a habit of hiding games inside Facebook Messenger. These are called easter eggs and they’re a delight to find. Back in March it was discovered that a basketball mini game was hidden inside Facebook...

You Can Now Use Facebook Messenger For Texting

06/14/2016, Facebook today announced that it has added a very big feature to its standalone Messenger app for Android. The app is now capable of sending and receiving text messages, meaning Android users can now use Messenger instead of a native or any other text...

Facebook Wants To Improve Messenger Security

05/31/2016, Facebook Messenger has morphed into much more than a standalone app for chatting with your friends. It’s a robust platform which offers a wide variety of features. Naturally, security for users is of paramount important, and it appears that Facebook...