Meta quietly cancels cross-app communication between Facebook and Instagram

Meta quietly cancels cross-app communication between Facebook and Instagram

If you have any chats with friends on Facebook, you have until "mid-December" before the chats become "read-only". #meta #facebook #instagram #messenger
Facebook brings AR experiences to video calls on Messenger

Facebook brings AR experiences to video calls on Messenger

The new AR experiences, also known as Group Effects, will be coming soon to Instagram.
Facebook rolls out cross-app group chats, chat themes and polls

Facebook rolls out cross-app group chats, chat themes and polls

Facebook introduces cross-app group chats for Messenger and Instagram. In addition, users can customise the group chats with themes and custom reactions.
Facebook has started to roll out a disappearing messages feature to Messenger and Instagram

Facebook has started to roll out a disappearing messages feature to Messenger and Instagram

In this mode, messages disappear after they’re seen and you leave the chat.
Facebook introduces new Messenger experience to Instagram DMs

Facebook introduces new Messenger experience to Instagram DMs

Facebook merges Messenger and Instagram chats.
Facebook wants an option to make Messenger default on iOS

Facebook wants an option to make Messenger default on iOS

Facebook wants its Messenger app to be the default app for messaging on iOS.
Facebook rolls out forwarding limit on Messenger to fight fake news

Facebook rolls out forwarding limit on Messenger to fight fake news

Facebook just announced a forwarding limit on Messenger to provide users with a safer, more private messaging experience.
Facebook starts merging Messenger and Instagram chats

Facebook starts merging Messenger and Instagram chats

Facebook is rolling out an update to merge Messenger and Instagram chats.
Facebook testing Face ID/Touch ID authentication for Messenger app

Facebook testing Face ID/Touch ID authentication for Messenger app

Facebook says the Face ID/Touch ID authentication feature is an extra layer of protection for Messenger's iOS users.
Facebook to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

While the services will continue to function as separate apps, the underlying technical infrastructure will be unified.