Facebook Messenger gets a new logo and features like personalised reactions, new chat themes and more
The new gradient Messenger logo reflects its close connection with Instagram.
The app will have two tabs, one dedicated to those you consider to be your ‘close friends’ and the other for ‘everyone else’
As per Facebook, the new feature will provide an added layer of protection against 'viral misinformation or harmful content'.
The DM icon on the Instagram app (placed in the top right corner) is also reportedly replaced by the Facebook Messenger logo.
Reportedly, BlacRock isn't on the Play Store as of now, but is getting to devices by being offered as a fake Google Update on third-party stores.
You can use an Avatar in Facebook comments, stories, profile picture, and Messenger chat windows.
Samsung says that in the first phase they have already trained more than 800 offline retailers in collaboration with Facebook.
The new Messenger feature helps minors stay safe while interacting with an adult they may not know.
Facebook introduces Shops to let businesses sell products on its platforms during coronavirus pandemic
Facebook Shops will allow businesses to sell their product both on Facebook and Instagram.
Facebook launches Messenger Kids in India and announces new features for monitoring your kids' friending activities
‘Supervised Friending’ allows parents to accept, reject, and add or remove contacts from their kids' lists.
Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns
Zoom has seen the biggest surge in user base with its daily usage, rising by over 300 percent since the lockdown.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Facebook Messenger provides health authorities, govt with free developer tools
Facebook is also launching a virtual (online) hackathon to see how developers can create messaging solutions.
The integration project has already gotten pushback from regulators worried about Facebook’s size and power.
Earlier, users could sign up for Facebook Messenger and Messenger Lite with only their phone numbers.
Facebook says it won't remove encryption from messaging apps as US senators threaten with encryption regulation
US Senators invoked child abuse and mass shooting cases in which encryption has blocked access to key evidence and stymied investigations.
The issue has been seen across the world, although, it does not appear to affect all users the same.
Favourites will allow Facebook users to create a custom list of friends to share their stories.
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It appears to be similar to Instagram’s Chat sticker in Stories that allows users to join a group chat
Facebook confirmed that it had stopped listening to users' audio more than a week ago