Facebook Adds Filters and Effects to Messenger's Video Chats
Facebook today dressed up the live video chatting functionality of Messenger with new effects. Family and friends can now apply reaction emoji, a variety of filters, and new masks to enliven real-time video conversations. Further, a new tool simplifies screenshots for capturing the spontaneity of live video chats. The new tools will be added to Facebook Messenger for Android and iOS in an update over the days ahead.
Facebook Overhauls Messenger-Based Camera
Dec 15, 2016
Facebook today announced a brand new camera experience within its Messenger application. The redesigned camera feature will let people take photos faster and easier, says Facebook, and it includes some fun tools for dressing up pictures.
Facebook Says Parents Can Trust Its 'Messenger Kids' Service
Dec 4, 2017
Facebook today rolled out a new messaging service for children under the age of 13. Messenger Kids is a mobile application that gives kids the power to communicate via text and video with approved family members and friends.
Facebook Folds More Snapchat Features Into Its Main Mobile App
Mar 28, 2017
Facebook today expanded the way people are able to share photos and videos by bringing new camera tools to its mobile application. First, the camera is more accessible from within Facebook.
Facebook Adds More Than 1,500 Emoji to Messenger
Jun 1, 2016
Facebook today said it has taken steps to ensure all users of its Messenger application enjoy a rich experience. Moving forward, emoji will appear exactly the same across platforms, including the web, Android, iOS, and Windows.
Facebook Messenger Takes a Shot at Snapchat with 'Days'
Mar 9, 2017
Facebook is updating its Messenger application with disappearing stories that behave similar to those of Snapchat and Instagram. The feature, called Messenger Day, lets people create short stories made up of photos and videos and then share them with their Facebook friends.