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Lyft now lets you hail a car from within FB Messenger, Slack, and more

Lyft now lets you hail a car from within FB Messenger, Slack, and more

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Not to be outdone by Uber, Lyft has announced that Facebook Messenger users can now hail a car from them instead of Uber. Since December, anyone has been able to hail an Uber car from within the Messenger app. We explained here how exactly that works,... >>

Facebook Messenger now lets you hail an Uber: Here's how it works

Facebook Messenger now lets you hail an Uber: Here's how it works

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Facebook and Uber have just teamed up to integrate the ride-hailing service into the Facebook Messenger app. While at first you might think "whatever", it's actually a neat setup. For instance, say you're using Messenger to chat with a friend who is about... >>

This is M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing inside Messenger

This is M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing inside Messenger

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It's been rumoured Facebook is working on a Siri r Google Now or Cortana-like product, and now the company has confirmed the speculation by announcing it's testing a personal digital assistant inside Messenger. The Information first claimed that Facebook... >>

Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account: Here's how to sign up

Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account: Here's how to sign up

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Facebook Messenger is truly a standalone messaging app now. It is no secret that Facebook wants its messaging feature to become an independent thing. It was never more evident, for instance, than when the social network launched a dedicated Messenger... >>

Facebook Messenger might soon let you challenge friends to a game

Facebook Messenger might soon let you challenge friends to a game

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It looks like you'll soon be able to open Facebook Messenger to, well, game. Two months ago, Facebook launched the Messenger platform. It can be used to create and share content as well as enhance conversations - all without leaving the Messenger app... >>

Facebook Messenger now has a desktop site, separate from Facebook

Facebook Messenger now has a desktop site, separate from Facebook

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You can now access Facebook Messenger on the web - on a site that's different from Facebook.com. Facebook has launched a new version of Messenger that complements the service's standalone apps. Facebook hasn't ditched the old, familiar way of chatting... >>

Facebook gives Messenger holiday-inspired features and launches an app just for stickers

Facebook gives Messenger holiday-inspired features and launches an app just for stickers

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Facebook has a few Christmas gifts for you. The social network has announced it is rolling out "fun holiday" features for Messenger. They include a festive frame for New Year's Eve selfies taken with the Messenger app, as well as snow globe chat heads,... >>

Facebook will make you download Messenger after blocking chat in main app

Facebook will make you download Messenger after blocking chat in main app

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Facebook will soon make all users in the world download its standalone Messenger app, it's claimed. According to TechCrunch, Facebook began notifying users last spring that they’d no longer have the option to message in Facebook for Android and iOS.... >>

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

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Imagine you need a cab and decide to use Uber, but instead of opening the Uber app, you open Facebook Messenger. It certainly would be a strange way to get the job done, though it's something seriously under consideration at both Facebook and Uber, it's... >>

Facebook Messenger now lets you chat with friends on the iPad

Facebook Messenger now lets you chat with friends on the iPad

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Facebook has optimised its Messenger app to suit your iPad. The social network issued a much-requested update to the Messenger for iPhone app today, implementing an iPad interface to the popular app. The upgraded Messenger app looks exactly as it did... >>