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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

By 19 December 2014

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

By 29 July 2014

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

By 24 July 2014

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

By 3 July 2014

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... >>

Facebook will make you use Messenger app after it nixes main app's chat feature

Facebook will make you use Messenger app after it nixes main app's chat feature

By 9 April 2014

Facebook's mobile app will soon no longer let you send and receive messages or even chat. That's because Facebook wants you to use its standalone Messenger app instead. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO at Facebook, originally hinted in November that users should... >>

Facebook Messenger lands for Windows Phone - without voice messaging and chat heads

Facebook Messenger lands for Windows Phone - without voice messaging and chat heads

By 5 March 2014

Facebook and Microsoft announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 that a Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone is in the works. That app has now arrived - but it is missing a few noticeable features. Although Facebook Messenger brought most of its messaging... >>

Facebook Messenger app for Windows desktop to shut down in March

Facebook Messenger app for Windows desktop to shut down in March

By 27 February 2014

The Facebook Messenger app has begun to alert Windows users that it will "stop working" within a week. Facebook and Microsoft announced mere days ago at Mobile World Congress 2014 that a Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone is in the works. Neither... >>

Facebook Messenger for iOS updated with stickers and swipe to delete

Facebook Messenger for iOS updated with stickers and swipe to delete

By 7 May 2013

Facebook Messenger for iOS was given a handsome update on Monday, adding the ability to delete a message by swiping and the addition of the beloved stickers that first appeared within Facebook Home. Now available on the App Store, the stickers within... >>

Facebook Messenger for Android gains voice calling for US users

Facebook Messenger for Android gains voice calling for US users

By 18 April 2013

Facebook has brought its free voice calling feature within the Facebook Messenger app over to Android users in the US, after it saw its Android debut in the UK last month. Facebook has begun pushing the feature to users over its servers, leaving no need... >>

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to Android, no need for Facebook Home

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to Android, no need for Facebook Home

By 12 April 2013

Making preparations for the launch of Facebook Home on Friday, Facebook has updated the Facebook Messenger app for Android, in the process making the Chat Heads feature available to all. Chat Heads, despite the silly name, is an aspect of Facebook Home... >>


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