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Facebook Messenger Now Reminds Friends They Owe You Money

09/25/2016, So the other day we reported that Facebook rolled out a new feature to Messenger where it allowed users to create polls so that they could ask their friends questions and get votes to see which answer is the most popular. However it seems that isn’t all...

Facebook Testing A New ‘Add Contact’ Feature For Messenger

08/23/2016, Right now if you wanted to message someone on Facebook Messenger and if you guys aren’t friends, you’ll get a message request. This lets you chat with the other person without necessarily having to add them as friends. However Facebook appears to be...

Facebook Messenger’s Chat Bots Just Got Updated

07/01/2016, Back in July, we reported that Facebook announced that its Messenger platform would be getting chat bots. In case you’re unfamiliar with the concept, basically chat bots are meant to imitate an actual human in terms of customer service support, meaning...

Facebook Messenger Now Has A Redesigned Home Screen

06/17/2016, Facebook has been pushing for users to adopt its Messenger app. Its mobile app has more or less killed of the in-app messaging feature in favor of Messenger, and last we checked, Facebook was pushing for the same with its web app as well, and we guess to...

Facebook Messenger For Android To Get Quick Reply Option Soon

06/06/2016, We all receive notifications when we get a new message, but sometimes we’re in the middle of using an app and swapping out to another app could interrupt our workflow. This is why thankfully there are some apps that build in quick reply features, where...

Facebook Mobile Web’s In-App Messaging Could Be Killed Off Soon

06/03/2016, A couple of years ago, Facebook removed the in-app messaging feature of its mobile app, thus forcing users to download its standalone Messenger app in order to keep chatting with their friends. However this did not apply to the mobile web version of...

WhatsApp Found To Be The Most Popular Messaging App In The World

05/26/2016, In certain countries, there are certain messaging apps that users prefer. For example over in Thailand, messaging apps like LINE are more popular, while over in China, they might prefer WeChat. However generally speaking, a report from Similar Web has...

Facebook Messenger Could Be Getting Self-Destructing Messages

05/02/2016, Is there a message you’d like to send to your friend but you don’t want it to stick around in the chat history? For example it could be your phone number, address, or other personal information that you would prefer if other people did not see. If you...

Windows 10 Gets New Facebook And Messenger Apps

04/28/2016, You might not remember that back in October last year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that his company was “all in on Windows 10.” Facebook has created a couple of new apps for the operating system which have been under beta testing for a...

Facebook Messenger Launches Group Calling Feature

04/20/2016, Facebook already allows users to make calls to individual users, but what if you’re trying to organize some kind of conference call? The good news is that according to a recent post by Facebook’s David Marcus, it looks like the company has decided to...

Facebook Messenger Could Be Getting Chatbots

04/12/2016, We’re sure many of you guys have chatted with chatbots on the internet before. For those unfamiliar, chatbots are basically bots that are supposed to simulate conversations that you might have with a real person. This tool has been used for humorous...

You Can Now Share Dropbox Files Directly In Facebook Messenger

04/11/2016, Sharing Dropbox files from your phone isn’t that hard. You can launch the app, create shareable links and paste them in whichever chat you are in or in email. Granted this isn’t as efficient compared to being able to share the files directly, but the...