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Facebook Reveals ‘Messenger Day’ Usage Data as Messenger Climbs to 1.3b MAU

Facebook has reported user numbers for Messenger Day, their Snapchat clone within Messenger.

12 Amazing Facebook Messenger Bots You Can Chat With

Facebook Messenger has a ton of features most people barely use, or are perhaps not even aware of. One of the most impressive of these are “bots.” Bots are pieces of software that automate specific tasks. For a while now, developers have been able to create bots for Messenger, and there are thousands of them out there. Show More Summary

New Spotify iMessange App Shares Song Clips

Spotify has been expanding off platform lately, including Waze and Facebook Messenger. Now comes track sharing within music service competitor's own Apple iMessage. _______________________________________ Spotify users can now send and receive tracks within Apple's iMessage. "Spotify's iMessage app is available now, allowing users to quickly search for and share music...

Spotify's iMessage app shares clips of your favorite songs

Spotify has gotten into a variety of non-Spotify apps lately, from an integration with crowd-sourced traffic app, Waze to Facebook Messenger. Now you can send and receive tracks from the streaming music service within Apple's iMessage, too. Show More Summary

1.3 Billion People Are Now Using Facebook Messenger Every Month

Facebook Messenger surpassed another milestone Thursday, topping 1.3 billion monthly users. The application continues to demonstrate steady growth, as evidenced by these past milestones: 1.2 billion monthly users, April 1 billion, July 2016 900 million, April 2016 800 million, January 2016 700 million, June 2015 500 million, November 2014

Facebook Messenger passes 1.3 billion monthly active users

Facebook Messenger now has 1.3 monthly active users, the company revealed this morning in a Facebook post. Messenger surpassed the 1.2 billion monthly active users mark in April and the 1 billion mark in July 2016. “We’ve continued working hard to make Messenger the best it can be, introducing new masks, filters and reactions for […]

Facebook Messenger hits 1.3 billion monthly users, up from 1.2B in April

Facebook Messenger continues its ascent, entrenching itself as the top cross-OS messaging app in the West. Messenger now has 1.3 billion monthly users, up from 1.2 billion in April and 1 billion in July 2016. That’s the same count as Facebook’s other chat product, WhatsApp. Show More Summary

Wave Goodbye to Facebook Instant Articles on Messenger

Facebook still has big plans for its Instant Articles media-rich, quick-loading mobile stories from publishers, but those big plans no longer include Messenger. The social network rolled out Instant Articles on Messenger in July 2016, with vice president of messaging products David Marcus saying at the time, "Over 900 million people share and read news...

Daily Beast: Russia used Facebook to organize and promote anti-immigrant rallies in U.S.

Facebook was the indispensable messenger” for Russia in their hacking of our democracy this past November, media columnist Margaret Sullivan wrote last week, “even more obvious now after Wednesday’s news that Facebook sold ads during...Show More Summary

Honolulu Civil Beat wants to use its bot to deepen ties with readers (and find some new stories, too)

Bots on Facebook Messenger have been, at best, a mixed bag so far. When Facebook opened up Messenger to brands last April, the immediate — and unsurprising — reaction among publishers was to see the chat app as yet another distribution channel. The early “bot” experiments from CNN, Mic, and others were built around this...

WhatsApp’s first ads appear on Facebook and start convos with businesses

WhatsApp is preparing to finally monetize, and its first move follows the same strategy as Facebook Messenger. TechCrunch has discovered code in Facebook’s ad manager that lets businesses buy ads with the call to action “Send WhatsApp Message”. We reached out for comment and a WhatsApp spokesperson told TechCrunch “We’re testing a shortcut that makes it easier… Read More

Facebook Starts Testing Tinder-Esque Service

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Facebook is continuing its push to be the absolute center of our collective social lives with a new initiative to incorporate a Tinder-esque service into its messenger app. sister site, AskMen notes […] The post Facebook Starts Testing Tinder-Esque Service appeared first on

Facebook Messenger might soon prompt you to meet your friends offline

Find yourself hanging out with friends more online than in real life? Facebook might have an app for that. Facebook is now testing a new feature in messenger that promotes you to organise meet ups with friends. It’s only been spotted...Show More Summary

Facebook’s Messenger is testing a Tinder-like meet-up feature

Facebook is testing out a new system to help you connect with your Friends by agreeing or refusing to meet up with them, Tinder-style. Jacob Dubé of Motherboard tested the feature and compared it explicitly with dating app Tinder. It shows you a variety of Friends in Messenger who might want to meet up with you. Show More Summary

News startup Purple is now a service that lets creators charge people to text with them

It turns out text messaging is the better than Facebook Messenger for the type and frequency of news and information news startup Purple wanted to deliver to its phone-toting audiences. “I think being in the Messenger ecosystem makes it much easier for people to share Purple and to share really interesting and important content that...

How to build (and use) a Facebook Messenger chatbot for real estate

What if you had your own personal assistant who could chat with prospective homebuyers or sellers on Facebook when you’re not at your computer...

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