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Thursday, 6 Oct 2016

Facebook Messenger finally enables end-to-end encryption

Facebook Messenger finally enables end-to-end encryption

End-to-end encryption is finally available for users of the Facebook Messenger mobile app, but it isn’t enabled by default.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

It's no secret the Facebook's key apps are quite data and resource heavy in nature. Bent on dominating the messaging platform and to provide a viable alternative for consumers with old Android smartphone(s), or living in a remote area that lacks a stable internet connectivity, you can still keep in touch with your friends through Messenger Lite – a new lightweight version of Facebook Messenger.

Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016

A flaw in Facebook Messenger actually allowed attackers to alter chat histories

A flaw in Facebook Messenger actually allowed attackers to alter chat histories

A vulnerability in Facebook Messenger allowed attackers to alter users' chat histories, which means malicious actors could then insert links to malware or tamper with details of transactions conducted over the chat messenger.

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

Bots are coming to Facebook Messenger, including ones that let you shop online

Bots are coming to Facebook Messenger, including ones that let you shop online

Bots are coming to Facebook Messenger, and if all goes as planned, you could soon place an order online by talking to a bot. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee that none of these will become Nazis (Tay, we're looking at you).

Friday, 18 Mar 2016

Facebook Messenger app has a hidden basketball game

Facebook Messenger app has a hidden basketball game

Play scores will be shown in the chat, and Facebook Messenger will keep track of the current high-scorer as you shoot some hoops.

Saturday, 9 Jan 2016

Facebook Messenger now has 800 million monthly active users

Facebook Messenger now has 800 million monthly active users

David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products announced via a blog post that Facebook Messenger now boasts 800 million monthly active users. Despite the explosive growth, Marcus believes it is still the early days of Messenger and shares five themes for this year. Read on to find out more!

Monday, 21 Dec 2015

Here are the top smartphone apps of 2015

Here are the top smartphone apps of 2015

The Nielsen Company has just revealed its list of top smartphone apps installed on U.S. smartphones in 2015.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015

Facebook adds Doodle feature to the built-in photo editor on its mobile apps

Facebook adds Doodle feature to the built-in photo editor on its mobile apps

Facebook recently introduced a new photo-editing feature, Doodle on its mobile apps where you can draw on a photo before uploading to the social networking site.

Friday, 9 Oct 2015

Facebook Messenger updated to support Apple Watch and multitasking on the iPad

Facebook Messenger updated to support Apple Watch and multitasking on the iPad

Facebook Messenger, the world's second most popular instant messaging app, is now supported on the Apple Watch. In addition, it is included in the list of multitasking apps on the iPad.

Thursday, 24 Sep 2015

Instagram now boasts 400 million users, 75% of users are outside of the U.S

Instagram now boasts 400 million users, 75% of users are outside of the U.S

Instagram announced that its community now boasts more than 400 million users with over 75% of them living outside of the U.S.

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