If you're someone who uses the Facebook mobile app constantly on your iPhone, then the natural peanut butter to that jelly would be downloading Messenger! Messenger allows users to connect, chat, and keep up to date in more ways than just sending simple text messages and emojis to one another: there are options to have group chats, the ability to make 'phone' calls, chances to play video games through Messenger, and so, so much more. Facebook Messenger - Free - Download Now Here's absolutely everything you need to know about Facebook Messenger! What exactly is Facebook Messenger? Facebook Messenger is essentially an app that allows Facebook users specifically to chat, connect, and interact via group and private messages with one another. Facebook Messenger: Instantly reach the people in your life—for free. Messenger is just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan). How does it work? Using your Facebook friend's list as an address … [Read more...] about Facebook Messenger — Everything you need to know!
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Europe and likely a large part of the world currently have their eyes transfixed onto France. Not because of the first-class wine and excellent cheese that are popular all around the world, but because of football! Or soccer, as people across the pond call the most popular global sport. France is currently hosting the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament and everyone is jumping on the hype train. Facebook is one of the latest to do so - its dedicated Messenger chat app just got updated with a brand new ball juggling game, similar to that basketball one a couple of months back. So, how does one launch it? Simple - just go ahead and send someone a soccer ball emoji as a simple chat message. Then tap on the soccer ball emoji you just sent, and voila, you get to play the ball juggling game and rub your high score in your pals' faces! The goal of the game is to flick the ball as many times as you possibly can without letting it fall to the bottom of the screen . Sounds simple, but … [Read more...] about There’s a hidden soccer/football game in Facebook Messenger, because of course
When the World Wide Web Consortium unveiled the latest HTML5 standard, it extolled its virtues when it comes to building native web applications that can be employed as a cross-platform endeavor without needing Android, iOS, or other app packages. Fast forward two years, and Facebook is taking a good advantage of exactly that HTML5 feature to release Instant Games for its Messenger app - timewasters you can play directly in the chat thread without launching separate apps or browsers. This is undoubtedly done to increase stickiness in these times of fierce competition among chat programs that are competing for users with an ever-increasing array of features, meant to keep you in their cold, hard embrace forever. Well, nothing increases stickiness than new or legacy game titles from renowned devs that are immediately available to challenge your chat buddies with, if you live in one of the 30 countries that can boast with the initial rollout. If you want to give Instant Games a … [Read more...] about How to play Facebook Messenger’s Instant Games on your Android or iPhone
Facebook quietly added a new mini basketball game to its mobile Messenger app this week as a treat for fans chatting about March Madness (or basketball in general).To play the free-throw shooting mini-game, send the basketball emoji to a friend, then click on the ball in chat. In the game, players shoot the ball by flicking their finger in the direction they want to shoot, and try to hit as many consecutive baskets as possible. The game also gets incrementally more challenging as you score more baskets. According to The Next Web, the hoop starts to move after players hit 10 baskets. After 20 baskets, the hoop speeds up. It’s possible that it gets even faster at 30 baskets, but I definitely don’t have enough game to get that far, so I’ll let you confirm that for yourself.When you exit the game, Facebook posts your high score as a system message in the chat, basically daring your friend(s) to do better. The game also shows the in-chat high … [Read more...] about March Madness fans, here’s how to play Facebook Messenger’s secret basketball game
How to share your locationIf you want to send someone a map of your exact location, in real time, then simply open a conversation with a contact or group of contacts, tap the plus icon, and click on Location. Then tap Share Live Location, and the recipient will see your real-time location for 60 minutes. If it’s the first time you’ve used it, you’ll be prompted to allow location tracking.How to set names and photos for group chatsOpen the conversation and tap the name at the top if using iOS, or the “i” in the top-right corner if using Android. You can change the name at the top of a group page by tapping on it and saving your new name. You can also tap at the top of the iOS app to capture or select a photo. In Android, you may need to tap the “i” in the top and choose Change group photo. You can choose one from your camera roll, or capture a new one.How to set a nicknameIf you prefer to use a nickname for someone … [Read more...] about Master Facebook Messenger with these helpful tips and tricks