Signing up to Facebook’s Messenger app is no longer possible without having an account on the main Facebook platform.
Facebook has become the latest technology firm to admit listening to and analysing some audio recordings from users.
US senators have written to Facebook asking for more details about a flaw in its Messenger Kids app which was confirmed by the social network last month.
Facebook is pulling a feature that allowed users to send money to friends through its Messenger app almost a year and a half after launching it in the UK.
Facebook has launched a secret dark mode on its Messenger app, allowing users to reduce the strain on their eyes when chatting to friends and family.
Facebook Messenger users are now able to delete messages from conversations after they’ve been sent.
Facebook is planning to integrate parts of WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger, as part of a huge technical operation across the social network’s collection of messaging apps.
Facebook Messenger’s long-awaited unsend feature is expected to launch soon, allowing people to retract messages they have sent.
Facebook has overhauled the look and feel of its Messenger app, with a decluttered navigation putting conversations back at the heart of the app.
Facebook Messenger is introducing the Discover tab to users in the UK, giving them a new place to find chatbots to converse with on the app.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has spoken of the platform taking a “broader view of its responsibilities”, as the social network announced a range of new features.
Facebook Messenger has introduced the ability to add extra people to voice and video calls without interrupting the conversation.
Facebook Messenger is embracing Valentine’s Day with a series of love-themed updates for those who change their relationship status from single to something more serious.
The head of Facebook’s Messenger app has revealed the company’s plans for the communications app over the coming year, including an aim to make it less “cluttered”.
Facebook has launched a new version of its Messenger app that is aimed at children.
Facebook Messenger is to enable users to share images at 4K resolution as part of an update to improve the popular messaging service.
Facebook is running a test in Australia to fight revenge porn by asking users to send the company their naked photos so the images can be blocked.
Facebook Messenger has introduced the ability to send and receive money via in-app conversations to UK users for the first time.
Last year, Facebook announced Messenger Lite, a slimmed-down version of the Messenger app designed for users in areas with slower internet speeds and with older phones. Now it’s come to the UK.
Facebook has introduced competitive gaming to its Messenger app, with users now able to play against friends during conversations.
Facebook have released another highly addictive game for its Messenger App.
If you’re starting to find your Facebook Messenger conversations a little tedious there’s good news, you can now play basketball instead.