Messenger

Instagram gets new engineering, design chiefs

The new hires come at a time when CEO Mark Zuckerberg is working to more closely integrate Facebook's suite of apps, including Messenger and WhatsApp.

published on : 4th May 2019

Here is how you can activate FB Messenger's 'Dark Mode' on your Android, iOS devices

The 'still in progress' Dark Mode feature on Facebook Messenger is entirely black and has better colour contrast.

published on : 4th March 2019

Facebook plans to merge Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

Currently each service is popular, but users have to be in the same application to exchange to connect.

published on : 26th January 2019

US rights groups seek secret documents in Facebook encryption case

Neither US prosecutors nor Facebook have commented publicly about the Messenger case because of a court gag order

published on : 29th November 2018

Facebook may soon bring 'Unsend' feature on Messenger

Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram already supports the 'Unsend' capability and allows users to delete a sent message for all participants in the personal or group chat.

published on : 13th October 2018

US child experts file complaint against Facebook kids' app

The company has said it doesn't show ads on Messenger Kids or collect data for marketing purposes, though it does collect some data it says is necessary to run the service.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Facebook Messenger to flag DMs from fake accounts

Facebook Messenger is testing a feature that will flag off messages coming from a fake account, Engadget reported.

published on : 11th July 2018

Four things to know about Telegram messenger

The popular messaging app Telegram has been blocked in Russia after refusing to give state security services access to private conversations. 

published on : 13th April 2018

Russian court rules to block Telegram messaging app

A Moscow court ruled to block the popular messaging app Telegram in Russia, after it refused to give state security services access to private conversations.

published on : 13th April 2018

Is WhatsApp working on group voice, video calls?

The latest buzz doing rounds is that it is working on bringing voice and video calls on WhatsApp groups.

published on : 24th October 2017

Gurmeet Ram Rahim: All you need to know about the rockstar Baba

Gurmeet Ram Rahim, head of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect is not the regular godman in saffron but a curious amalgam of reel and real defying easy description.     

published on : 24th August 2017

Facebook Messenger to come with data saver mode

Social media giant Facebook's upcoming version of Messenger will come with data saver mode.

published on : 17th October 2016