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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 Messenger Testing Out Conversation Topic Suggestions

10/18/2016, There are friends that we talk to on a daily basis about all kinds of things. We’re sure that many of us have those kinds of friends where you can talk about anything and everything. However sometimes there are friends that we don’t talk to very...

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...

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...