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Facebook Pay is a new payment system for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook

Facebook's plan to assert greater control over its company's sprawling divisions is no secret, as was first reported back when talks of unification of the messaging infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger first emerged. The company then went on to make its branding very prominent within these services, to really remind users of the...

Facebook paid third parties to transcribe users’ voice messages

The latest news that shocks us - then makes us stop and wonder why we were shocked in the first place - comes in the form of allegations that Facebook has been spying on users' voice messages. The allegations say that the social media giant paid third-party contractors to transcribe audio clips taken from Facebook...

[Update: Huawei’s casual response] Facebook apps will no longer be pre-installed on Huawei phones

The U.S. government's ban has been very damaging to Huawei. Since the executive order by the Trump administration prohibits companies in the U.S. from supplying anything to buying anything from the Chinese company, many software and hardware giants, as well as telecom operators, have been forced to cut ties with the company. Arguably, the biggest...

The Facebook app is getting a new design while Messenger will get a desktop app

Facebook apps may not be the most popular in terms of likability, but they are used by millions of people every day. The company's Android apps have been criticized for being poorly optimized and bloated in the past. Thankfully, Facebook Messenger recently received a big update and the company isn't done yet. During Facebook's annual F8...

[Update: Rolling out globally] Facebook Messenger’s Dark Mode can be enabled by sending a 🌙 moon emoji

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular IM apps, working off the main social media platform to allow connected users to conveniently message each other. While other IM platforms exist, including Facebook's own super popular WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger has its own draws because of its tight integration with Facebook which allows the internet giant...

Facebook may bring back Messenger chat support in the main app

Instant messaging was an unwavering part of the initial Facebook experience. But with the rise in the popularity of smartphones, Facebook started recommending users to install Facebook Messenger for a smoother and more winsome experience. With certain updates, it even took the liberty of installing Facebook Messenger on Android phones without seeking any permission from...

Facebook Messenger adds in WhatsApp-like quoted replies to conversations

On the heels of the ability to remove sent messages, and the coveted dark mode, Facebook is now adding in the ability to quote and reply to specific messages within a conversation in Facebook Messenger. As reported by VentureBeat, you can now hold down on an individual message in a conversation to "quote" the message. This...

Facebook outlines their new “Privacy-Focused Vision” for Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram

Early this year, reports came out that Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg planned to unify the messaging infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger. Details of what this would achieve and how this would be achieved were sparse at the time, although we knew that Mr. Zuckerberg had ordered that all the three apps would have...

Facebook Messenger for Android is getting the ability to remove sent messages

Being able to edit, delete, or unsend a message or email is a pretty divisive feature among the community. There are those who wish more apps and services had this ability and there are others who believe you shouldn't be able to take it back once you press the send button. Infamously, Twitter is against...

Facebook plans to unify the messaging infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger

Facebook's CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg plans to unify the infrastructure of all three of Facebook's messaging services -- WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger. All three services will continue operating as stand-alone apps, but they will operate from the same underlying messaging infrastructure. As reported by the NYTimes, Zuckerberg is asserting his control over the company's...

How to enable dark mode in Facebook Messenger now [Root]

The redesign of Facebook Messenger has been in the works for a very long time. The official rollout (for real this time) started just a few days ago, and users' opinions vary ever so much. I like the new interface personally, but that's just me. If you remember, Facebook also showed off a dark mode...

[Update: Rolling out] Facebook shows off “simpler” Messenger redesign with dark mode

The redesigned version of popular messaging application Facebook Messenger was first announced back in May at the F8 developer convention. It is no secret that Messenger has never been RAM or battery-friendly. That is one of the bigger reasons why many people started using third-party wrappers and other alternatives. Facebook promised us they'd fix the...