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Facebook Messenger enables private live location sharing just like Google

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of Google Maps, Facebook has updated its Messenger app with a new Live Location feature that lets you share your real-time location on a map for an hour within a private direct or group message thread. The update,

Facebook integrates reactions and @mentions into Messenger

By : CIOL Writers

After launching Messenger Day, the social media giant, Facebook is rolling out Reactions and Mentions for its Messenger platform. In a blog post, Facebook announced that the two new features are aimed to improve group conversations. “Today, we’re introducing two

Facebook is testing a dislike button in Messenger

By : CIOL Writers

For years, people have been requesting Facebook for a button to express a negative emotion. Facebook has finally bowed down to the pressure and has introduced the button, however, the button is available only in Facebook Messenger. Yes, the social

Facebook testing a redesigned UI to integrate M, your personal assistant

By : CIOL Writers

The social media giant, Facebook is known for testing various features to boost users’ experience. Adding one more to this long list, Facebook is now testing the integration for Facebook’s upcoming “M” personal assistant, in a redesigned UI. M is Facebook’s

Viber launches ‘instant shopping’ feature to search products within the app

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Joining the bandwagon of messaging platforms offering shopping features, Viber is the latest to adopt the strategy to enter in the e-commerce industry. Viber is launching a new “instant shopping” feature that allows users to search for products without leaving

Facebook is replacing inbox with a new Messenger web interface

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The social media giant, Facebook is bumping off the traditional desktop version of the inbox, favouring Messenger web interface. Aiming to give a new messaging experience to the desktop users, Facebook is integrating the Messenger app into its desktop version.

Slack launches ‘threaded messaging’ to avoid crowded chat rooms

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The workplace communication tool, Slack has introduced one of the most requested updates- threaded messaging on its platform that allows users to directly reply to a single conversation, avoiding confusion with other off-topic comments and requests. The latest feature has

Telegram to add voice calling to its services

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Messaging app, Telegram, that takes pride in itself being the most secure messaging service is planning to add voice calling to its services. In reply to a Telegram user’s tweet, CEO Pavel Durov confirmed that audio calls and custom themes

Facebook fixes battery-drain issue in its Android apps

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If you have been experiencing sudden battery drainage in your smartphone, Facebook Messenger is probably the culprit behind it. Many other Android users have also been facing a dramatic spike in power consumption, which is not the intended battery consumption

Facebook Messenger launches multi-screen group video chat

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Facebook never lets you down. The social networking giant keeps updating its platform to keep you hooked and also to onboard new users. In a latest in the series of new launches, the Zuckerberg team has launched multi-screen group video

Facebook testing group audio calling on desktop

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After launching group voice calls on its mobile Messenger app back in April, Facebook is now testing the feature on the desktop. Facebook first started offering audio calling on desktop back in 2013, but now it’s making VoIP more social.

Facebook Messenger’ updated camera offers infinite filters to play with photos & videos

By : CIOL Writers

One of the biggest reasons behind Facebook’s spectacular growth is that the social networking giant is always at work to improve its services and keeps offering users new features to try. In a latest along the lines, Facebook has added

Fashion portal Roposo launches new chat-to-buy feature for small sellers

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Fashion-based social network, Roposo has launched a new chat-to-buy feature aimed at having better consumer engagement and conversion rates by combining the best of two worlds i.e. over 3 million Indian fashion lovers and more than 10,000 brands and small

Facebook brings HTML5 based Instant Games including PacMan to Messenger

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Facebook not only wants you to chat with friends with interesting stickers but also challenge them in games via Messenger or News Feed. The social media giant has launched an HTML5 based Instant Games feature that will let you play