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Spotify Introduces Group Playlists For Facebook Messenger

06/21/2017, Instant messengers these days are starting to offer up much more in terms of features besides just chatting. For example Apple’s Messages app now supports apps of its own where users can expand upon its functionality, and the same can also be said for...

Facebook Messenger Now Supports Sending GIFs From Gboard

02/16/2017, The ability to send GIFs within Facebook Messenger isn’t new and it has been available for users since last year. However if you’re a user of Google’s Gboard app, you’ll be pleased to learn that Messenger will now support users sending GIFs from...

Facebook Testing Out Ads Within Messenger

01/25/2017, Over the past few years, Facebook has made efforts to try and get its users to migrate to its Messenger chat app, where instead of being able to chat within Facebook’s app, you’ll have to download a separate app. Even on the web version of Facebook,...

Facebook’s Inbox Replaced With Web Version Of Messenger

01/19/2017, On mobile, Facebook has pretty much moved all of its users over onto its dedicated Messenger app. If you click the icon in the app, it will launch the Messenger app or at least prompt you to download it if you don’t have it already. On the web it is a...

Facebook Launches Unified Inbox For Facebook, Messenger, Instagram

11/15/2016, While Facebook does own Instagram, both apps still exist separately. While there is some integration, for the most part if you did not know, you would not think that Facebook and Instagram were somehow related. A good example would be messages where...

Visabot Is A Chat Bot That Helps You Apply For US Visas

11/15/2016, It wasn’t too long ago that Facebook Messenger started to support chat bots. So far we’ve seen it used for all kinds of things, like booking restaurants, flights, and so on. However it seems that there is a new bot in town called Visabot, and as its...

Facebook Messenger Gets Public Chat Groups In ‘Rooms’ Feature

11/13/2016, It is clear that Facebook wants more users to use its Messenger app. This is why the company has pretty much killed off any in-app chatting via the Facebook app, thus forcing users to download the Messenger app in the process. Now it seems that we could...

eBay Unveils Shopping Bot For Facebook Messenger

10/20/2016, Earlier this year, Facebook announced that its Messenger platform would be getting chatbots. For those unfamiliar with chatbots, basically these are bots that you can converse with in natural language to make inquiries regarding restaurant bookings, the...

Facebook Launches Messenger Lite For Markets With Slow Internet

10/03/2016, Not everywhere around the world has fast and stable internet. This is why companies such as Google have launched apps such as YouTube Go which are being aimed at emerging markets where internet might be slow and unstable. Facebook also wants in on the...

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...