Technically speaking, Facebook Messenger has supported the ability to send and receive money for quite awhile. But if you prefer to handle your online transactions with PayPal, that base is now covered, too.
PayPal announced today that you can use Facebook Messenger to send money. To get it to work, Messenger users just ... Read More »
Facebook is no stranger to ads, but the mobile experience is about to get a few more. After a limited test in Thailand and Australia, Facebook plans to roll out ads on the Messenger app homescreen to everyone by the end of 2017.
These ads will be the run-of-the-mill kind that you ... Read More »
Today Facebook announced that it is rolling out support for group payments within Facebook Messenger. To start, the feature will be available to users in the United States, and it will be supported on desktop and in ... Read More »
For Instagram users, chatting with Direct oftentimes means having multiple threads open for just one user. That’s because Instagram Direct doesn’t support a single thread that offered text-based conversations and ephemeral photos and videos, which meant if you wanted to send a video or picture to that person you were chatting with, you had to open ... Read More »
Raising awareness for a cause, and also raising money to help that cause, is something Facebook wants to be a part of. The social network has unveiled personal fundraisers to help with that initiative.
Facebook says that personal fundraisers will initially be available in beta form, rolling out to users that are 18 years ... Read More »
Copying Snapchat is nothing new. The app brought us short 24 hour photos and videos as well as a private messaging system that allows one view before the content disappears, and everyone now aspires to be Snapchat.
Facebook Messenger is now being updated with a bunch of new features that are sure to be useful. Facebook has announced that the app will now have mentions and message reactions both in private chats and in group chats.
Mentions allows you to write an @ symbol and start typing a name to ... Read More »