Facebook announces AR Experiences for Video Calls on Messenger
Facebook today announced that Group Effects are now available on Messenger video calls and Messenger Rooms. This experience will be coming soon to Instagram as well. Group Effects allows users to enjoy AR experiences during a vide...
Cross-app chat now available between Instagram and Messenger
After two years of preparatory work, Facebook has announced that it has enabled cross-platform chat between Messenger and Instagram. To enable this feature users will have to opt in, but Facebook says “over 70% of eligible peopl...
Facebook announces new group messaging features for Messenger and Instagram
Facebook today announced new group messaging features including the ability to start cross-app group chats with both Messenger and Instagram friends, new chat themes, and exclusive content from Cardi B, Steve Aoki and Travis Barke...
Facebook is integrating Messenger back into Facebook, but with a twist
In 2014, with much controversy, Facebook spun out Messenger as its own app. Now 7 years later, the company is reversing that action, in part. In an interview with Bloomberg, the company revealed that they planned to integrate vo...
Facebook Messenger’s Soundmoji takes emoji to the next-level
Just in time for World Emoji Day, Facebook Messenger today revealed Soundmoji, an emoji with a short sound effect. For example, you can now send clapping emoji with an actual clapping sound effect. https://messengernews.fb.com/wp-...
WhatsApp Web and Desktop get support for voice and video calling
WhatsApp’s web and desktop clients are not as feature-rich as the mobile app, but the Facebook-owned company is trying hard to close this gap by adding more features to its web and desktop clients. The latest features that t...
The new messaging experience is now available on Instagram
Last month, Facebook announced the updated Instagram DM experience powered by Facebook Messenger. Facebook also announced that it is connecting the Messenger and Instagram messaging experience allowing users to chat across both th...
Facebook Messenger gets a new look and several new features
Facebook today announced a new look for Messenger app. Along with the new look, Facebook also highlighted the new features that were announced for Messenger recently. Facebook Messenger users can now directly communicate with Inst...
Instagram and Messenger users can now chat across apps
Facebook today announced the updated Instagram DM experience powered by Facebook Messenger. Facebook is connecting the Messenger and Instagram messaging experience. Instagram users can update to this new messaging experience immed...
Facebook’s Watch Together will allow you to enjoy videos with your friends and family
Facebook today announced a new feature called ‘Watch Together’ which will allow you to enjoy Facebook Watch videos with your friends and family and also see their reactions in real time over Messenger video calls and ...