Tag Archives: Messenger

Hike Messenger, Airtel Payments Bank Collaborate on Digital Wallet

Screenshot from the Hike Wallet App Indian instant messaging application Hike on Wednesday partnered with Airtel Payments Bank to power its digital payment wallet. “We’re on track of over five million transactions this month (November) from services such as recharge and P2P. “We’re excited and we look forward to working with Airtel on supporting this effort to bring more Indians online and enable easy ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Plagued With Malicious Links Spreading Malware: Kaspersky

HIGHLIGHTS This malicious links are sent by unknown cybercriminals They are sent from your friends account, making them look genuine This link leads you to fake websites and tracking your browser activity The latest social chat service to become a victim of malicious malware and adware links is Facebook Messenger. According to Kaspersky Labs, cybercriminals are sending malicious links to Facebook ... Read More »

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger May Still Put User Information at Risk, Claims Study

HIGHLIGHTS Apps like Messenger, Whatsapp are leaving themselves exposed to hacking Users are unaware of security options like authentication ceremony Important to identify message recipient before sending out sensitive info Do you know that despite the end-to-end encryption provided by popular messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Viber, your sensitive information is vulnerable to hacking? A research report has highlighted the importance ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Gets Instant Articles Support

Facebook has expanded its Instant Articles feature to its Messenger platform. The feature will let users loads Instant Articles in a separate Messenger window, instead of a third-party browser, to save users’ time and data. For the publishers that don’t support Instant Articles, the articles will open up normally in the smartphone’s default browser. Currently, the feature has only been ... Read More »

Facebook for Messenger for iPhone Gets Extended 3D Touch Support

Facebook Messenger has finally got extended 3D Touch functionality. Till now, you could browse through the main Facebook app efficiently with ease with the help of the pressure-sensitive display, but wide support was lacking in the Messenger app – only its home-screen icon provided ‘Quick Actions’ 3D Touch functionality. Users can now use 3D Touch within the Facebook Messenger app ... Read More »

old Yahoo Messenger App to close Down on August five

Yahoo has announced that it’s miles shutting down the legacy platform of its chat carrier Yahoo Messenger. The company has asked all its customers to transition to the new edition brought closing yr. The antique Yahoo Messenger will not paintings from August five this year. The chat service changed into delivered in 1998, and become very popular amongst Indian users ... Read More »

Kik Messenger Gets a Bot Store, ‘Wubbles’, and More

Kik Messenger app on Wednesday announced a new bot store from where users can easily pull information, find gifs, play games, and more using the help of artificial intelligence – bots. The messenger application in the past already has offered bots that converse with the users over text and perform common Web tasks. However, now users can do a lot ... Read More »

Video Button to Replace Messenger in Facebook Notification Panel

Facebook is rearranging the notification panel on its mobile apps in an effort to widen the audience watching live video on its social network. The shift announced Wednesday is part of Facebook’s effort to turn its live video feature into a marquee attraction as more people use their smartphones to record and share snippets of their lives. Facebook is moving ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger for Android Gets Material Design Revamp

Facebook’s standalone Messenger app is finally receiving a Material Design makeover. The news was confirmed by Messenger’s Lead David Marcus in Facebook and Twitter posts. The all new Material Design will be rolling out starting Monday to Android users. Talking about the new design, Marcus said, “Any major redesign of an essential app used by hundreds of millions of people ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Gets Spotify Integration; Upcoming Features Tipped

Facebook Messenger has been one of the social media giant’s most widely used apps. The company has been updating and bringing new features for the Messenger app in order to increase its active users and overall user base. While the Facebook Messenger last month got multiple account support, it now has received Spotify integration as well. In addition, according to ... Read More »