Facebook introduces end-to-end encryption for voice and video calls, disappearing messages feature and more
Facebook users will now be able to set up delivery controls so that they can decide who can access their chats list, requests folder, and even who can’t message them.
Facebook introduces new features for Messenger, Instagram including Star Wars chat themes, camera stickers, Tap-To-Record and more
Instagram's new Inbox Seen States feature allows users to confirm that their friends and followers have seen a message after they have sent it.
The Messenger follows the suit of most downloads after the Facebook app (2019) and WhatsApp (2020).
Facebook also aims to "bring default end-to-end encryption to all of our messaging services."
After 11.30 pm IST, several Whatsapp users said on social media that they were able to again send messages on the app
The Vanish Mode essentially allows users to share something silly or embarrassing and then immediately forget about it by vanishing the entire chat.
The oversight board has the power to overrule the Facebook’s decisions to remove certain pieces of content from its platforms.
Instagram will also allow users to save their live videos for 30 days before they delete it.
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.