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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

By 24 June 2015

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

By 18 May 2015

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

By 8 April 2015

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

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... >>