Messenger

24Bit episode 22: Video chat apps becoming the new normal for many

How do you interact with your friends, colleagues and family in these times of lockdown and social distancing? For many,…

Fighting misinformation: Facebook to limit chat forwards on Messenger

Facebook will soon start limiting the number of chats that users can forward to their contacts on Messenger. Software engineer…

Latest update to Facebook Messenger lets users delete sent messages

One of the inconveniences of what is supposed to be one of the most convenient means of getting word…

This chatbot lets you buy Safaricom airtime via M-PESA effortlessly using Facebook Messenger

We are living in interesting times, that has never been in doubt… but how cool is it to shift…

Video chats come to Facebook’s Messenger Lite app

Users of Messenger Lite, the bite-size application that allows users to chat with their friends while not having to…

Facebook’s Messenger Lite app has now been downloaded over 50 million times on the Play Store

2 years ago, Facebook started pushing all users of its Android mobile app who regularly used it to chat…

Google’s messaging app has a name change but that won’t get me to use it anyway

Google’s messaging strategy has for a while been multi-pronged and rather confused. At some point, we were all not…