News & Reviews: Messenger
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2020
Based on a statement by The Verge, it seems that Facebook has recently pushed out an update which allows users to have both their Messenger and Instagram chat to be combined together, allowing you to chat with users on either platform. While not much is known in regards to which Facebook-owned social media platform they plan on merging next.
Last Updated: Jul 07, 2020
"A cross-platform between Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, you say?" Yes, it looks like this is going to happen and it's currently in development as we speak. This was discovered by @Alex193a, a reverse engineer when he was checking out some codes inside Messenger, showcasing many "whats_app" files.
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2020
If you're paranoid about your Facebook inbox messages being seen, then you'll probably like what the company is currently testing. Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature that lets you add some security to the Messenger app. Specifically, it's said that the company is working on allowing you to add another layer of protection over your inbox.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2020
It seems that Facebook has recently unveiled a new feature called Messenger Rooms, which allows up to 50 participants to video call at the same time. But that’s not all, Facebook has also highlighted that participants who are keen on joining the Messenger Room do not necessarily need a Facebook account in order to join.
Last Updated: Apr 03, 2020
With the on-going Movement Control Order, Facebook have announced some good news for all the people working at home. If you happen to use Facebook Messenger a lot, the company are launching a Messenger app for both macOS and Windows users. But hold on, what's the difference between this Messenger app and the browser?
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2019
When Facebook Messenger was first introduced, it allowed users to sign up for an account by using their phone number. Surprisingly, Facebook has made changes to Messenger, which now requires new users to have a Facebook account in order to sign up for the service based on a statement by venturebeat.
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2019
Facebook has announced that they will be introducing several Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker-themed features, on Facebook Messenger from today onwards. The new features allow you to express yourself via limited edition chat theme, reactions, stickers and more.
Last Updated: Jul 04, 2019
If you were wondering why Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger couldn’t load, here’s why. According to DownDetector, the services were down at around 8PM last night and it seems like the outage was global.
Last Updated: Mar 06, 2017
Are you a fan of Facebook Messenger? It looks like you would soon be able to react to individual messages on the popular app. The feature, which is already available on Facebook’s News Feed, is currently being tested by random users. There’s a total of 5 reaction emoji(s) and another 2 others, which are thumbs up and thumbs down, which meant you could now dislike or disagree to a message. The 5 reaction emoji includes expression of love, funny, shocked, sad, and frown.