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.
Mark Zuckerberg, deleted Facebook Messenger conversations and an “Unsend” controversy
Several sources say the Facebook CEO’s messages have been deleted from the app. This prompts the company to go public with a new feature, but it misses a huge point.
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 Kids lets children chat with pre-approved contacts in total safety
Facebook has a new children-friendly instant messaging app available as a preview on US iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches, aptly named Messenger Kids.
You now have seven minutes to delete WhatsApp messages ‘for everyone’
With the latest version of WhatsApp for Android, iOS and Windows Phone, it’s possible to delete embarrassing messages within seven minutes of their sending.
Facebook CEO casually announces 2 billion people actively use his social network every month
Both figuratively and (almost) literally, it seems the whole world is on Facebook these days. 2 billion people a month, every month, to be exact.
Facebook gets with the times by adding global GIF support for social network comments
Finally, fi-na-lly, Facebook comments on your mobile device and desktop, Android, iOS and Windows, are fully GIFable.
Facebook Messenger Day is the latest Snapchat Stories copycat for Android and iOS
Frames, effects, stickers, easy photo and video sharing, all available for just 24 hours. This Facebook Messenger Day thing sure sounds familiar.
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.
Facebook channels Google’s Material Design guidelines for Messenger’s new look
There’s an all-new Facebook Messenger Material Design look headed out to the Android app today.
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.
Facebook app accidentally reveals today’s F8 dev conference announcements
See what a premature notification has done to spoil today’s Facebook F8 announcements.
Do you hate Facebook Messenger?
Many people hate Facebook Messenger especially now that it’s being forced upon them. What can you do about it?
Oneplus One watch, a waterproof One M8, & signing away your rights to Facebook | Pocketnow Weekly 107 (Hangout)
Ominous Facebook contracts meet new HTC devices, a svelte new Oneplus One watch, crazy giveaways and a special guest on episode 107 of the Pocketnow Weekly!