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Facebook Messenger for Android and iOS adds group video chat feature

Facebook Messenger Group Video Chat
Facebook has rolled out Group Video Chat functionality on Messenger. The introduction of Group Video Chat feature comes in the wake of growing number of requests from users worldwide. To work with the newly introduced Group Video Chat, you need to open an existing running group...

Facebook Messenger for Android gets better with Data Saver feature

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Facebook is reportedly testing a unique data saver feature in its Facebook Messenger app meant for Android. According to reports from multiple users, they are now able to view a new option in the Settings menu of the Facebook Messenger app for Android. This...

Facebook Messenger opens up for businesses before WhatsApp

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Facebook has introduced an online payment system on its messenger app, to allow businesses to transact. The statement said, “we’re now actively building capabilities for brands and businesses to be discovered on Messenger.” This gets the Facebook Messenger slowly moving towards becoming an open E-commerce...

Facebook Messenger hits milestone, records 1 billion monthly active users

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Facebook has officially announced that its standalone Messenger app has reached a whopping 1 billion monthly active users. As a part of celebrations, Facebook Messenger now has a floating balloon gift. All you need to do is send a balloon emoji to any of your...

Facebook Messenger adds Instant Articles support on Android

Facebook has integrated Instant Articles feature to its mobile Messenger app on Android. With the help of this feature, you will be able to load content in a separate Messenger window itself, instead of a third-party browser, which will, in turn, save not only valuable...

Facebook Messenger introduces 3D Touch support on iPhone 6s

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Facebook has added 3D Touch functionality to version 79.0 of its mobile Messenger on iOS. The new 3D Touch feature enables users on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to preview contacts, messages, images, videos, stickers, links, and locations while using the app. For...

Facebook Messenger to soon get end-to-end encryption just like WhatsApp

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Facebook Inc (FB.O) has announced that it has started the trial of end-to-end encryption on the Facebook Messenger application to ensure better privacy protection. The company is now testing this feature on a limited number of devices. When made available in full-scale, end-to-end encryption will...

Facebook Messenger for iOS revamped with new ‘Home’ tab interface

Just a few days after Apple made breaking announcements at the WWDC 2016, Facebook has unveiled major updates to its Messenger app for iOS platform. The latest update brings in a refreshed new home screen, which indicates the most recent sent and received messages...

Facebook shuts down Notify news notification app to integrate with Messenger

Within seven months of its release, Facebook has delivered push notifications with the information that the company is shutting down Notify. Dubbed as a news notification app, the app was initially released only for iOS users. According to a statement released by Facebook to a...

Facebook Messenger now let you send ‘Virtual Flowers’ & Stickers on Mother’s Day

Facebook announced on the 4th of May that it would add a new feature to its messenger application for Mother’s Day. The new feature will allow users to decorate either their texts, photographs, GIF’s among other media with floral designs and virtual bouquets. The said...

Things Facebook Messenger Chatbots can do automatically

Things Facebook Messenger Chatbots can do automatically
Facebook finally revealed its plan to allow businesses to build bots for Messenger. Announced at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco, developers present at the conference had an opportunity to experience a sneak peek at how these bots actually work. However, Facebook has...

Facebook Messenger Beta for Windows 10 launched, yet to be available

Facebook Messenger beta for Windows 10 is reportedly listed on Windows Store. However, there is no official confirmation about its availability, revealed Windowsblogitalia.com. However, the app is only available for PC and tablet devices with no word about the version for smartphones. The site also posted screenshots...

Facebook Messenger update brings integration with Spotify music features

An updated Facebook Messenger app brings integration with Spotify music features. Facebook had earlier announced Messenger would now integrate music features from Spotify. Facebook started rolling out the updated version of the software to iOS and Android users. It will be the first messenger...

Facebook to push Ads on Messenger app starting Q2 2016

Come Q2 2016, Facebook will allow brands to advertise on Messenger. Although the source has been kept anonymous, the details were found in a document that Facebook sent to its advertisers. Brands will now be able to market ads over messenger but it wont...

Facebook Messenger app for Mac reportedly in development process

Facebook is reportedly working on developing Messenger app for Apple Mac. The statement was supported by an eyewitness report and photographic evidence that showed a Facebook employee using its pre-release version. According to the image surfaced online, the app dock had Messenger logo as the...

Facebook Messenger app crosses 800 million monthly active users

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It has emerged that Facebook is on its way into meeting its mission of giving messenger users a fantastic experience. The effort in keeping this mission alive can easily be explained by the more than 800 million users that are currently using Facebook Messenger...

Facebook Messenger brings Photo Magic update with new color and customization options

Facebook Messenger introduces Photo Magic
Facebook has upgraded its Messenger app with support for Photo Magic, which makes use of facial recognition to search, find and tag your friends in photos. The Messenger automatically recognizes your Facebook friends in the photos you capture. It will then create a group...

Facebook gets into transporation business, partners with Uber for ride-hailing service via Messenger

Facebook gets into transporation business, partners with Uber
Facebook has partnered with an American international transportation network company, Uber to enable users to book their rides from within the Facebook's Messenger app without leaving the conversation or downloading additional application in their smartphone. The service is currently in testing and will be available...

Facebook users in India now able to use new photo sharing app ‘Moments’

The Social Networking giant, Facebook announced on Wednesday, the release of an app, claimed by the website as their ‘standalone app’, called “Moments” in India. As per them, this app would make photo sharing among friends not just an easier but a fun-to-do task. The...

Facebook Messenger reaches the milestone of 1 billion downloads on Google Play Store

Facebook’s strategy to annihilate messaging capability from the Facebook app and forcing users to use the Facebook Messenger app has paved the company to get into the billion downloads club. Company’s leader David Marcus announced Facebook Messenger has now been downloaded over 1 billion times...

Facebook Messenger for Android and iOS now supports in-app Video Calling

Facebook has added video calling feature to the Facebook Messenger. The HD Video calling feature would bring Facebook Messenger in direct competition to Apple Facetime, Google Hangouts and Skype. The feature has currently Go-Live for iOS and Android app in limited Geographies in US,...

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