Facebook Integrates Payments Into WhatsApp

For the first time, Facebook has added the ability to send and receive money to WhatsApp.

Facebook Acquires Giphy, Adding It to Instagram

Facebook announced it is acquiring Giphy, with plans to integrate it into the Instagram platform.

Facebook Launches Messenger App for macOS and Windows

Facebook has announced the release of a native Messenger app for both Windows and macOS.

Facebook Now Requires An Account to Sign Up For Messenger

According to VentureBeat, Facebook has ended the ability to sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account. In the past, individuals who wanted to use Facebook Messenger could use their phone number to sign up. In an email to VentureBeat,…

FCC May Block Facebook From Integrating Its Various Messaging Apps

According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the Federal Communications Commission may seek a preliminary injunction to prevent Facebook from integrating its messaging apps. Facebook currently has three separate messaging apps: Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram. The company has made…

Google Bringing RCS To Android Messages Starting Today

Android messaging has long lagged behind iOS, where Apple Messages has included features absent from standard SMS texts. According to a CNET report, Google is rolling out a major upgrade in the U.S. starting today. Rich Communication Services (RCS), is…

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.

How Facebook Messenger Can Help You Drive Sales

Facebook Messenger is only about three years old and it’s already one of the most popular messaging platforms in the world. With the right marketing strategy, the app can easily convert leads and drive sales. Since its unveiling at the…

Facebook and PayPal Collaborate to Allow Peer-to-Peer Payments

Facebook is making it easier for users to send and receive money. Online payment giant PayPal announced that Facebook users can now make peer-to-peer payments via Messenger by using their PayPal accounts. The agreement between Facebook and PayPal will also make…

Snapchat Now Bigger Than Twitter With 150 Million Users Daily

According to a report by Bloomberg, Snapchat has surpassed Twitter in daily users by 10 million. Twitter is said to have 140 million daily users while Snapchat now has 150 million. According to sources not revealed by Bloomberg, Snapchat had…