Facebook Messenger Adds Handful of New Features to Celebrate 10 Years
Facebook's Messenger is officially 10 years old, and the company is celebrating the occasion with a handful of new features and updates.
Facebook Brings Back Polls in Messenger With New Look and Feel
Polls are now also available on the Messenger desktop app for both macOS and Windows.
Facebook Unveils AI-Powered Messenger Feature to Help Users Spot Malicious Actors
The company will use artificial intelligence to help identify these potential bad actors and provide safety notices to users about messages from shady accounts.
Bug in Facebook Messenger Kids Allowed Group Chats with Unapproved Strangers
The Facebook spokesperson would not give an exact number of children impacted, except to say it was somewhere in the thousands.
Facebook Messenger Impersonators Target Ministers, MPs Ahead of Federal Election
The impersonators used false accounts to start conversations with constituents and ask them to apply for federal financial grants.
Facebook Messenger Redesign Brings Simpler Layout, Adds ‘Dark Mode’
Facebook Messenger is getting a redesign that simplifies the app, reduces the clutter, and introduces a brand-new "dark mode."
Facebook Launches ‘Messenger Kids’ For Under-13 Users
Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents.
Facebook to Monetize WhatsApp for Business Users
Facebook will soon start monetizing its WhatsApp messaging platform, leveraging its relationships with businesses to help them stay in contact with customers.
Facebook Messenger Launches Custom Canada 150 Camera Art
In order to showcase Canada's 150th birthday, Facebook launched custom camera art.
Apple’s ‘Business Chat’ in iOS 11 to Bring Customer Service via iMessage
Apple is set to release a new feature called Business Chat in a direct bid to compete with customer service messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger and Twitter’s DM support.
Facebook Developing Teen-Friendly Chat App Called ‘Talk’: Report
Facebook is preparing to launch a new teen messaging app that will seemingly allow parents to monitor who their children are in contact with, and will be closed to strangers trawling the internet.
Opera Software Announces “Reborn” Browser With Messenger and WhatsApp Functionality
Opera Software has announced that its desktop browser has been "Reborn," this time featuring brand-new functionality with built-in Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp integration.