Facebook today announced that the built-in artificial intelligence assistant in Messenger is now capable of translating messages from Spanish and English. The feature works the other way around as well so users will be able to get their messages translated from English to Spanish as well inside the app. This feature has gone live for all users in the United States and Mexico starting today.
Ads in Facebook Messenger are nothing new, Facebook has long monetized its popular messaging service and now it’s kicking things up a notch in a way that may not sit well with some users. Facebook has reportedly started rolling out autoplay video ads inside Messenger which means that user will now see video ads next to their private messages.
Facebook has released a minor update for Facebook Messenger today which makes the app more useful for sending multimedia content. The app has been updated with support for 360-degree photos and HD videos. Facebook Messenger users can now send 360-degree videos through the ap as well as HD video up to 720p, but there’s a caveat.
To keep your Facebook inbox tidy, you will have to delete some messages permanently. Maybe the conversation includes some sensitive information which you do not want to be archived/stored. Whatever be the reason, in this article, we will guide you through the steps to permanently delete Facebook messages.
Facebook’s standalone Messenger service has made it easier for users to add more people to an ongoing voice or video call without having to hang up first. This is certainly going to make life easier for a lot of users who have ever had to go through the entire process of hanging up and then starting a call all over again with new participants.
Facebook launched Messenger for Kids last month. It’s a kid-friendly version of the company’s popular Messenger app with pre-approved contacts. Parents set up an account for their kids and they can then use the app to conduct one-on-one or group video chat with approved contacts. Child health advocates haven’t warmed up to the idea and they’re now calling on Facebook to shut down Messenger for Kids.
Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular messaging services on the market today so a minor bug can end up affecting quite a lot of people. Reports suggest that there’s a new bug that makes the Facebook Messenger app freeze up on some iPhones. Users report that the app freezes up after they type a few words. That’s not ideal because if you can’t type inside a messaging app, […]
Facebook Messenger is one of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services available today. What started out as an app that allowed Facebook users to stay in touch with each other now offers a plethora of features on top of its core feature set. It offers features that include Stories, a gaming platform, the ability to make payments, and chatbots. That makes the app feel a lot cluttered, though, and […]
Facebook Messenger Kids was launched in December last year. As the name suggests, it’s an iteration of the popular cross-platform messaging app that’s aimed at kids. It’s a standalone child-friendly version of the popular Messenger app that has enhanced parental controls which enable parents to supervise their kids’ use of the app. The Facebook Messenger Kids app is now available on Amazon Fire tablets.
As if websites trying to hijack visitors’ CPUs to mine digital currency wasn’t enough, a new report suggests that hackers have created malware that targets Facebook Messenger users in order to secretly mine the Monero digital currency. The malware is called Digmine and it was discovered by researchers at the Trend Micro cybersecurity firm. They claim that the malware is targeting as many machines as possible in order to mine […]
Facebook’s primary apps have been downloaded countless times despite the fact that they take up a lot of resources on the device and require a lot of data. Facebook released Messenger Lite in October last year. The lightweight app required less data and resources than its full-fledged counterparts. Facebook initially launched the app in emerging markets where it proved to be really useful. The company later expanded it globally and […]
Facebook has a habit of cloning Snapchat features for its services. Take the Stories feature for example. Facebook has added ephemeral messaging and stories feature to Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and even Facebook proper. It now appears to be cloning Snapchat’s streaks feature. The feature encourages friends to message each other daily to keep up their streaks.
Facebook Messenger is one of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services. It’s used by hundreds of millions of people across the globe daily to send messages, photos, and more. Facebook heard from the community that users would like the ability to send and receive high resolution photos in Messenger. It has followed through on the feedback and has now added support for up to 4K photos on Facebook Messenger.
PayPal previously integrated its service with Facebook Messenger to enable users to send money to each other using Facebook’s cross-platform messaging service. It’s expanding its partnership with the world’s largest social network to enable its users to send invoices through Facebook Messenger as well. PayPal today announced a chat extension for Facebook Messenger that enables invoicing.