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Facebook Messenger will start showing you advertisements, very soon

July 12, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular apps on Android and it’s free to install. It has been downloaded on over 1 billion Android devices to date, many of which have added the service in the last year or so. With the consumer base and usage rate as high as they are, it’s only natural for Facebook to want to monetize its app in the form of advertisements.

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Facebook Messenger surpasses 1 billion monthly active users

July 20, 2016 Doug Demagistris

Facebook Messenger has now reached over 1 billion people. Facebook reported just minutes ago that its popular Messenger app surpassed 1 billion monthly active users worldwide. This is quite an achievement, one that companies can rarely celebrate due to the hardness in achieving it.

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Facebook Messenger’s addition of SMS may be in violation of Google’s rules, here’s why

June 20, 2016 Droid Turf

Midway through last week, Facebook extended Messenger’s list of capabilities to include SMS functionality. Many are concerned that Facebook’s SMS prompt is actually violating Google Play’s policies, which protect users from features users don’t want. These policies are primarily aimed at malicious developers, and it’s odd that Facebook matches the description here.

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Facebook’s Messenger app gains new functionality over the weekend

April 3, 2017 Doug Demagistris

The competition has never been higher for messaging and video chatting apps. When it comes to this space, Facebook Messenger undoubtedly must be considered. Over the weekend, the platform received a slew of updates on Android and iOS bringing about new reaction functionality, real-time location sharing and more!

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Facebook introduces ‘Messenger Day’ for its Messenger app

March 13, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Facebook recently announced what’s it’s calling ‘Messenger Day’ for its Messenger application. Messenger Day allows users to take photos and videos and then post them to the Messenger application. All posts disappear from view after 24 hours and can be customized with loads of animations, emoji, colored text, and different styles to give a more vibrant impression of how your day has been going. Anyone say Snapchat Stories?

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Facebook introduces a powerful native camera with 3D effects for its Messenger app

December 19, 2016 Droid Turf

Facebook Messenger has received a steady stream of updates over the past few months. If features like ‘Instant Video’ and mobile games haven’t convinced you to spend more time using the app then maybe a shiny new native camera with art and 3D special effects might just do the trick.

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