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Meet 'M,' Facebook’s answer to Siri, built into Messenger
The virtual assistant is now available for a small number of users in the San Francisco Bay Area.
| August 26
Guess the sketches to win in Doodle Draw for Messenger
A new game for Facebook Messenger lets you draw up some fun.
| June 10
Facebook Messenger video chat is now available almost worldwide
The new video chat feature in Facebook's messaging app is now available to most, but not all, of the world.
| May 20
Create and share hilarious photo mashups with KitCut
Liven up your messages with funny photos of your friends in amusing poses or places.
| May 5
You can now place cross-platform video calls with the Facebook Messenger iOS app
The new feature directly competes with Apple’s FaceTime, Skype, and others.
| April 27
You can now access Facebook Messenger for Web using this standalone Mac app
The unofficial Messenger for Mac app essentially presents the source webpage within a sandboxed browser.
| April 9
Facebook updates Messenger enabling support for third-party apps
Facebook has enabled third-party app integration inside of its Messenger application.
| March 30
Facebook Messenger is now a platform featuring other third-party apps
The social networking giant also unveiled an initiative allowing businesses to communicate directly with consumers using the app.
| March 25
Facebook Messenger users will soon be able send and receive money from the app
The feature can be protected with a PIN code or Touch ID on applicable iOS devices.
| March 17
Facebook Messenger update brings an iOS 8 share extension
The social networking giant has also unveiled an Ads Manager app for advertisers.
| February 24
Facebook unveils voice transcription feature in Messenger, acquires design firm
Facebook has just begun testing voice transcription in Messenger. In addition, it has just acquired a boutique design firm.
| January 17
Facebook plans to release more standalone apps like Messenger in the new year
For the new year, Facebook already has plans in place to release more standalone apps on iOS.
| December 31
AppAdvice Daily: Sticker, share and shift with our best new apps
Have fun with stickers, forward your favorites, and shift your photos with the best new apps of the week.
| December 30
Getting sticky with it: Facebook's Stickered for Messenger out now on iOS
“It's sticker time! Add cute characters, funny faces and more to make your photos pop.”
| December 23
Facebook unveils new Stickered app and send states for Messenger
Facebook has just announced several app enhancements focused on its popular messaging service, Facebook Messenger.
| December 20
AppAdvice Daily: Facebook releases Groups, should you care?
Facebook Groups is now here. But, we have to ask ... why?
| November 20
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explains reasoning behind Messenger spinoff
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the rationale behind his company’s decision to spin off messaging from its main mobile app.
| November 7
Facebook Messenger now lets you add text and drawings to photos before sending them
Facebook Messenger has just been updated to let you add text and drawings to photos before sending them to your friends.
| October 17
Who needs words when Facebook now lets you comment with stickers?
The inevitable has happened: Stickers have come to Facebook comments.
| October 14
Facebook may soon enable peer-to-peer money transfer via its Messenger app
Facebook is working on its own payment system for facilitating peer-to-peer money transfer via Facebook Messenger.
| October 6
After Messenger backlash, Facebook responds through its main iPhone app
The social networking giant faced substantial criticism after requiring users to download another app if they wanted to message their friends.
| August 27
Facebook Messenger 9.0 features full-screen sharing of photos and videos
Facebook has released an update to its flagship messaging app, Facebook Messenger.
| August 1
Facebook to disable messaging in main iOS client in favor of Messenger app
Facebook is rolling out a significant change that affects users of both its main iOS client and its dedicated iOS app for messaging.
| July 29