Video is a big deal for social networks, whether it’s recorded or live streamed, and companies like Facebook want to capitalize on the market in a big way.
One way to do that is to support group video chats, which Facebook Messenger now offers. While one-on-one video calling has been a feature supported ... Read More »
In early October, Facebook launched an Events-focused app for iOS, and now the app has finally arrived for Android users.
As the name of the app suggests, it’s entirely focused on making it easier than ever before for Facebook users to keep tabs on events happening around them. The app will also give ... Read More »
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Facebook Messenger is getting better and better with every major update. Though some dismiss it as another part of Facebook, it has become a very competent and fully-featured messaging app.
The latest update adds an unexpected feature: video games. The chat service is adding games that people can play together, even in group chats. ... Read More »
At the same time that Facebook is rolling out Messenger Lite in select countries, it’s also hoping to make it easier for its users to sell their stuff.
Facebook is launching what it calls Marketplace. It will find a permanent position in the Facebook app’s bottom row of icons; it’s actually replacing the standard Facebook ... Read More »
Not everyone has access to a stable, or high-speed data connection, but that doesn’t mean Facebook doesn’t want those folks to access its platform, or features.
That’s where Messenger Lite comes in. Facebook has made the new standalone app official, saying it weighs in at only 10MB but still offers all of the “core ... Read More »
While Facebook Messenger started with just text, it has quickly expanded to use a variety of different conversation methods, like stickers and GIFs. Video is just another element to be added to the mix.
Facebook has officially announced a new video initiative baked right into the latest version of Facebook Messenger. It’s called ... Read More »
In June of last year, Facebook officially announced that its Messenger app for Android had been downloaded more than one billion times. And in April of this year, the social network announced it had over 900 million active monthly users.
Fast-forward three months and Facebook is announcing yet another Messenger milestone: the ... Read More »
Facebook has reportedly been working on bringing end-to-end encryption to its Messenger platform for quite a while now, and it turns out they’re ready to start testing it ahead of a full public launch.
Facebook officially announced today that they’re testing end-to-end encryption within Messenger, locking down conversations so that even Facebook can’t ... Read More »
Facebook recently brought support for text messages on the Android platform to its Messenger app, but it looks like the changes aren’t stopping anytime soon.
Facebook today officially announced a brand new Home page, which will work as a new way to look at the inbox experience. Leading up to this point, the home ... Read More »