News & Reviews: Messenger
Jul 02, 2023
Twitter users are ironically taking to the platform to express their frustrations at Elon Musk’s recent decision to aggressively limit how many tweets users can view per day. Allegedly implemented temporarily to address “extreme levels of data scraping”, verified accounts are now limited to 6000 posts per day, unverified accounts to 600 per day and new unverified accounts to 300 per day.
The latest in a flurry of changes to the platform since Musk’s takeover, many have expressed willingness to switch to a competing app. Well, Meta may take this opportunity to expedite the release of its Twitter competitor, Threads. In fact, the app briefly appeared on Google Play yesterday.
Jun 22, 2023
There's been a recent spate of high-profile cases where the history of social media, Internet browsing or even chats have been used to expose the wrongdoings of certain individuals. While we'd be the first to recommend, if you don't want to get caught doing bad things, then DON'T DO BAD THINGS in the first place, but... your social media, internet browser, and chats can all contain a lot of personal information.
If you're concerned about your privacy, or if you just want to start fresh, you can clean up your data by following these steps. Check out our guide on How to Clean your Social Media, Internet Browser and Chats below.
Mar 08, 2023
Today, Facebook released a new statement about its performance this first quarter of the year. Besides talking about AI algorithm discovery, creators and monetization, the company also shared that it may bring back the Messenger app into Facebook like before.
Mar 02, 2023
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that the company is in the midst of testing AI-powered tools for its products. These would include AI-powered chats on its messaging platforms, WhatsApp and Messenger.
Feb 17, 2023
Meta has announced a new feature on Instagram that should be familiar to Telegram users. Essentially Meta’s take on Telegram channels, Instagram users can expect to see a “broadcast channels” feature on the mobile app soon.
Sep 14, 2022
Facebook and Messenger recently announced the introduction of Community Chats, a feature that allows group organisers to create curated live Messenger chat groups similar to Discord. Through the feature, users can browse chats organised by announcements, topics, events and more instead of just relying on feed posts and comments.
Nov 22, 2021
Sadly, Meta has announced that the rollout of end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Messenger and Instagram will get postponed to 2023. Therefore, it looks like there's still a long time to go before we get the highly demanded feature for the messaging services.
Nov 14, 2021
For most WhatsApp users, the Multi-device feature was the one that's worth noting in 2021. But business users are all hoping for a way to monetise the platform, and the company has been working on that for months. Now, we have some hints on ad creation for the platform.
Mar 24, 2021
Based on a tweet by Twitter user @alex193a, it seems that Facebook is currently working on Live Audio and Audio rooms which could be Facebook’s answer to Clubhouse. With that in mind, it may soon be possible for users to host their own private audio rooms similar to Clubhouse in the near future.
Feb 19, 2021
Update: Facebook, FB Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram were down for an hour. It seems that all is good now
If you are experiencing horrible Internet experience on Facebook, you're not alone. It appears that Facebook is not functioning properly since 10 AM this morning and many people from around the world are reporting the same thing.