Vanish mode
Disappearing messages will soon be a part of Messenger and Instagram
It is already available on Messenger in the US and a handful of other countries.
Instagram chat update brings cross-platform messaging experience with Messenger
Instagram now lets you share disappearing messages, reply to a specific message in a conversation and forward messages to up to 5 people.
Messenger Rooms now lets you broadcast live on Facebook
You can now go live alongside up to 50 people directly from Messenger Rooms.
Facebook Messenger can now protect your chats behind Face ID or fingerprint pattern
App Lock will is currently available on the Messenger app for iPhone and iPad, and will also arrive on the Android ecosystem in a few months.
Facebook Messenger brings screen sharing support on its Android and iOS apps
To share your screen activity with more people, head over to Messenger Rooms to let up to 16 people view your phone or tablet’s screen.
Facebook testing Face ID or Touch ID locking for Messenger
Facebook is reportedly testing a feature that would allow Messenger users to lock their inbox and keep prying eyes away.
Facebook Messenger will show warnings to keep you safe from scammers
The safety warnings on Facebook Messenger first started appearing in March, but a wider rollout will commence next week on both Android and iOS platforms.
Facebook’s new Kit app for Apple Watch lets users communicate with just a tap
The Apple Watch-exclusive Kit app requires users to have a Facebook Messenger account because all communication is routed through it.
Facebook launches a new Messenger app for Windows and macOS
The new Messenger app for PC and Mac brings seamless chat and call syncing across mobile and desktop, and also has a dark mode.
Faster, smaller, simpler Facebook Messenger coming to the iPhone
Facebook announced a that a faster, smaller, simpler version of its Messenger app will be coming to the iPhone in the coming weeks.
Facebook Messenger Dark Mode
Here’s how to enable Facebook Messenger Dark Mode on Android
Facebook Messenger Dark Mode on Android is now available to all users, though you have to uncover the feature, as it’s an Easter Egg for now. Here’s how!
Facebook Messenger unsend feature is rolling out, has a 10-minute limit
The feature, officially titled “Remove for Everyone,” lets Facebook Messenger users delete their own messages from the entire conversation.
Facebook-Instagram-WhatsApp messenger amalgam won’t come until at least 2020
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company has its eye on simplifying the direct messaging systems, but it would be a long game.
FTC starts private investigation into Facebook privacy concerns
Among many of them is the fact that Facebook collected the metadata of Android users’ phone calls and text messages. The company says it was an opt-in procedure, but screenshots make the practice more vague than it seems.
BlackBerry wants Facebook to pay for alleged infringement of messaging app patents
BlackBerry Limited is on a suing spree, and the Canadian company’s latest target is also its most high-profile yet. Facebook doesn’t seem willing to settle either.
Facebook Messenger Lite is just 10MB
Facebook is keeping it light for Messenger Lite to keep those with older, slower, tightly-packed Android smartphones connected to other users.
Now you can use Facebook Messenger without a Facebook account
New users get can get now started with Facebook Messenger registration without creating a full-fledged Facebook account.
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