EU Prepares to Crack Down on Big Tech, Unveils Sweeping Measures

The European Union has unveiled sweeping measures to crack down on Big Tech and increase competition across the industry.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Offline for Hours

Facebook is having major issues, as the company’s services have been down for hours, as of Monday afternoon.

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Apps Experienced Outage

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger and Facebook apps experienced a significant outage Friday afternoon.

James Patterson Says He is Releasing New Book ‘The Chef’ on Facebook Messenger

James Patterson is releasing his next book “The Chef” on Facebook Messenger. It will be a hybrid combining the written word with video and photography in an attempt to appeal to the millions of millennials that are on Facebook and tend not to read literature.

Cluttered Facebook Messenger Could See Big Changes in 2018

If you are starting to feel that the Facebook Messenger app seems to be too overloaded with features, then you are not the only one. Apparently, even Facebook’s vice president of messaging products David Marcus had to admit that, indeed,…

Facebook, Messenger & Instagram Get Windows 10 Apps

Facebook just announced new Windows 10 apps for Facebook and Messenger on desktop and Instagram on mobile. The apps, the company says, will load quickly within Windows and have the most up-to-date features. “We built the new Windows 10 Facebook…

Upcoming Marketing Webinars From Facebook Cover Important Topics

Facebook announced eight upcoming webinars tackling various aspects of marketing with Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. A couple of them are this week. On Tuesday, April 26, they’re hosting one on running campaigns across Facebook, Instagram, and the Audience Network, with…

Facebook Gives Developers Tools To Build Messenger Chatbots, Should Change How Businesses Is Done on Facebook

Well, we knew it was bound to be a big day for Messenger news with Facebook’s developer conference F8 kicking off, and it has so far been just that. Within its first hour, Facebook made a slew of announcements about…

Facebook Messenger Gets Video Chat Heads

Facebook introduced Chat Heads for Messenger a few years ago. These are images of your friends that appear on your device when you get a Facebook message from them. They appear regardless of what app you’re currently using. The feature…

Facebook Messenger Surpasses 900M Users, Gets New Features (With Business Potential)

Facebook Messenger lead David Marcus made some new announcements for the product on Thursday. First off is a new milestone with Messenger achieving over 900 million monthly active users. That’s an addition of about 100 million in about three months.…

Facebook Suggests Businesses To Users in Messenger

The Information recently discovered code in Facebook Messenger pointing to how Facebook intends to turn the app into a marketplace, including an unreleased feature which would let people use the app to purchase items in stores and pay directly in…

Facebook Messenger May Soon Get More Business-Friendly

There will soon be a lot more business transactions happening within Facebook Messenger if a recent discovery buried within the app is any indication. According to Forbes, a “forthcoming software release” will let users pay for goods in person or…

Facebook Messenger Gets Lyft Integration

In December, Facebook announced a feature for Messenger that lets users request a ride fro Uber. Lyft announced today that it now provides Facebook Messenger integration. The company announced that it is expanding its reach with the launch of a…

Facebook Messenger Gets Multiple Account Support On Android

Facebook’s Instagram recently launched multiple account support for its mobile apps, and now the company’s Messenger app has received a similar feature on Android. The company confirmed the addition of the feature in a statement to TechCrunch, saying, “Millions of…

For Buisnesses, More to Come with Facebook Messenger

Last year at its F8 conference, Facebook introduced business features for Messenger, though so far, things have been pretty limited. The ecommerce businesses that have been using it, however, have been happy with it so far. That is according to…

Some Things Businesses Should Know About Facebook Messenger

Facebook is touting its progress with Messenger, announcing that it recently surpassed the 800 million-user milestone. As Messenger evolves into a greater business tool, this massive user base is key. Do you expect Messenger to become a significant part of…

Facebook Reportedly Giving Some Developers New Chat SDK

Facebook reportedly has a new Chat SDK for Messenger that it’s giving to a select few developers. The company hasn’t announced it or made documentation available. According to Josh Constine at TechCrunch, the SDK enables developers to build “interactive experiences…

Google Has a New Messaging App In the Works

It looks like Google has new plans to make a bigger mark in the messaging space beyond its Messenger and Hangouts apps. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company has been working on a new mobile messaging service…

Facebook Messenger Is The Fastest Growing of the Top Apps In the U.S.

It’s no surprise that Facebook Messenger continues to grow, but according to new data from Nielsen, it’s actually the fastest growing app in the U.S. It’s still behind Facebook and YouTube, but is very close to catching YouTube, which is…

Facebook Messenger Continues Evolution To Assistant

Facebook announced a new feature for Messenger that lets you request a ride from a car service like Uber. In fact, Uber is a partner on the feature, though Facebook says it’s just the first partner. Lyft is reportedly coming…