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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...

Facebook Just Launched A Bot Platform For Messenger

04/12/2016, Facebook has made no secret of the fact that it wants to transform Messenger into a full-fledged platform where it’s possible for companies to provide customer service and airlines to provide boarding passes. Messenger started off as a way to keep...

Scannable Profile Codes Now Available On Facebook Messenger

04/07/2016, Facebook already owns one of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services on the planet, WhatsApp, but it’s also positioning Facebook Messenger as the perfect service for keeping in touch with friends and family. It’s giving all...

Facebook Messenger Could Integrate Apple Pay

03/28/2016, It looks like the hugely popular Facebook Messenger app might do a whole lot more than just helping you keep in touch with one another, as the social network giant might be exploring the possibility of an in-store purchase model via its mobile app, and...

Lyft Opens Up API To 3rd Party Devs

03/07/2016, It looks like Lyft is following Uber’s footsteps, or should I say tracks, when it comes to the opening up of its API to third party developers. As for one of the first few third party developers to take advantage of this move, it would be Facebook...

Facebook Messenger For Android Gets An Overhaul

03/07/2016, If you regularly use Facebook Messenger for Android you’re in for a surprise today. The company has completely overhauled the app and the user interface is in line with Material Design elements that you’ll find on lots of Android apps now. It...

Spotify Integration Comes To Facebook Messenger

03/03/2016, Facebook is gradually integrating more services within Facebook Messenger. It started with the Transportation hub with Uber and now it’s all about music. The world’s largest social network has announced today that Spotify integration is now...