Tag: Facebook Messenger

How to play the Secret Chess Game in Facebook Messenger
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How to play the Secret Chess Game in Facebook Messenger

If you're a regular user of Facebook Messenger, especially on desktop as described in Now Facebook has a Messenger website for your Desktop, then you're gonna love this latest bit of info. Turns out you can play Chess in Facebook Messenger! Albeit it just being discovered by the Internet, subreddit /r/chess  had noticed it back in December 2015. Chess aficionados this is sure to make FB Messenger conversations a lot more exciting and entertaining than playing Farmville and Candy Crush. To play this wonderful strategy game while chatting with your friends, simply type “@fbChess play”. A game will instantly pop up in your conversation and you can start playing with the person you're chatting with. Alas, that's the easy part; making moves is not as simple as using a mouse to drag and...
How Facebook Messenger will replace your smartphone in 2016
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How Facebook Messenger will replace your smartphone in 2016

“The Messenger team’s mission is to make Messenger the best place to communicate with all the people and businesses in the world. We believe we have so much more opportunity ahead of us, and these are still the early days of Messenger.” Head of Messenger David Marcus, speaking of the plans for Facebook Messenger Facebook Messenger has now reached a new Milestone! They've now hit 800 million monthly active users as announced by the Head of Messenger David Marcus in a Blog post titled Here's to 2016 with Messenger.   According to Nielsen stats, Facebook Messenger is the fastest Growing App on both Google android and Apple iOS,  second only to Facebook's App. They've been growing rapidly as well as can be seen from their monthly active user stats: 700 million in Ju...
How Google Hangouts for Desktop marks slow Death of Google Plus
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How Google Hangouts for Desktop marks slow Death of Google Plus

Google, not to be left behind, has finally stepped up to Facebook Messenger. Google Hangouts finally has a website for Google Hangouts which launched Monday August 17th 2015. That website is https://hangouts.google.com/ and you log in just as you would in your email account to get access to Hangouts. Only this time, instead of email, you're taken directly to hangouts. It's got three (3) key features that are now readily accessible for those of us who just want to make a Free International Call or just have a hangouts session with multiple friends online: Instant messaging Voice calls Video chats So what's so special about a whole website just for Google Hangouts? Plus, couldn’t you already access Hangouts in Google Plus, you know, http://plus.google.com? Google H...