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Likes arrive for Facebook Messenger — along with a few new reactions

Likes arrive for Facebook Messenger — along with a few new reactions Why it matters to you Really like that photo your friend sent you through a private message on Facebook?On Thursday, Facebook introduced Messenger Reactions and Mentions, bringing likes and tags to the dedicated messaging app.

Live Location lets you share your real-time whereabouts in Facebook Messenger

Live Location lets you share your real-time whereabouts in Facebook Messenger On Monday, Facebook began rolling out Live Location, a new Messenger feature that lets users share up-to-date location info with friends and family.Contacts can track your progress when you’re on your way, or find your current location if you are meeting somewhere.

When you're up nursing at 3 a.m., this chatbot is definitely not your friend

When you're up nursing at 3 a.m., this chatbot is definitely not your friend The main problem seems to lie in the bot's ability – or lack thereof – to process natural language.In fact, skipping the "conversation" and just checking those out is a pretty good way to go.

Here’s everything you can do with M in Facebook Messenger

Here’s everything you can do with M in Facebook Messenger Notice a little “M” logo near the textbox in Facebook Messenger recently?More: Facebook wants to educate users on how to spot ‘fake news’ online Before diving into what Facebook’s M can do, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Facebook Messenger keeps on growing, now boasts a whopping 1.2 billion users

Facebook Messenger keeps on growing, now boasts a whopping 1.2 billion users 2 billion users.That’s despite the group of Messenger haters that still exist after Facebook forced users to download the stand-alone Messenger app if they want to message people — rather than just using the Facebook app.

Master Facebook Messenger with these helpful tips and tricks

Master Facebook Messenger with these helpful tips and tricks More than one billion people use Facebook Messenger every month to stay in touch with family and friends.Check out our tips and tricks below to find out if you’re making the most of Facebook’s popular chat service.

How to watch Mark Zuckerberg's keynote at the Facebook F8 conference

How to watch Mark Zuckerberg's keynote at the Facebook F8 conference Mark Zuckerberg's keynote will kick off beginning at 10 a.Zuck has also been posting a series of selfies documenting his updates on the F8 keynote.

Facebook is making it easier to find bots, order food on Messenger

Facebook is making it easier to find bots, order food on Messenger First on the docket at Facebook’s F8 2017 conference on Tuesday were Messenger bots, the artificial intelligence-powered apps that perform tasks and serve up recommendations on command.The deluge of bots is good news, Marcus said, but he acknowledged that it hasn’t made new ones easy to find.

Bots from Spotify, Mastercard play nice with new version of Facebook Messenger

Bots from Spotify, Mastercard play nice with new version of Facebook Messenger As if on cue, Facebook’s partners announced new bots that take advantage of the new Messenger’s features.Mexcico City-based airline Aeromexico has unveiled a new Messenger customer service bot.

Now you can order and pay for Subway in Facebook Messenger

Now you can order and pay for Subway in Facebook Messenger Six-inch, foot long, toasted bread or multi-grain, you can now order it all and pay for it through Facebook Messenger.With the new chat bot, Facebook Messenger users can construct their perfect Subway sandwich and complete the order with MasterCard's Masterpass.

Robotics: Turning simple chats into dynamic engagements

Robotics: Turning simple chats into dynamic engagements What the Pega Intelligent Virtual Assistant does is turn these channels into intelligent assistants that make personalised customer service and real work possible using natural language in voice or text.Scenarios in which the Pega Intelligent Virtual Assistant could be utilised include banking, mobile service provider such as Facebook Messenger and internal IT helpdesk environments.

Facebook Messenger Instant Games update brings bots, turn-based gameplay

Facebook Messenger Instant Games update brings bots, turn-based gameplay Among them was the expansion of Instant Games — social gaming experiences that take place directly within chat.On Tuesday, Facebook announced it had begun rolling out the new-and-improved Instant Games alongside a new version of Zynga’s Words With Friends made specifically for the service.

New Facebook Messenger games ming your way

New Facebook Messenger games ming your way Also being launched are new features that were previously exclusively previewed to developers at Facebook’s F8 conference this year.Turn-based games such as the wildly popular Words with Friends are highly requested by users, according to Facebook in a blog post.

Brace yourself: More ads are coming to Facebook Messenger

Brace yourself: More ads are coming to Facebook Messenger Get ready to see more ads popping up in Facebook Messenger.The company plans to gradually wean them in as to avoid annoying users with a flood of new ads.

Facebook celebrates World Emoji Day by releasing some pretty impressive facts

Facebook celebrates World Emoji Day by releasing some pretty impressive facts Internet lovers everywhere are honoring their favorite emoticons by celebrating World Emoji Day, and still trying to find a reason to use that file folder emoji.But that's nothing compared to the average of 5 billion emoji sent every day through Messenger.

Self-destructing photos and videos have now come to Telegram

Self-destructing photos and videos have now come to Telegram On Sunday, Telegram started offering disappearing photos and videos in one-to-one chats.Till now, it also had a "secret chat" function, offering self-destructing messages in chats designated to be private.

Why stop with one AI when you can have two? Facebook expands on its artificial intelligence partners

Why stop with one AI when you can have two? Facebook expands on its artificial intelligence partners A Facebook spokesperson says, “The majority of the team will be joining Messenger in Facebook’s office.“They’re just going to be working with Messenger to continue their work with artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Facebook Starts Testing Tinder-Esque Service

Facebook Starts Testing Tinder-Esque Service Obviously, not everyone on Messenger (which, sometimes seems like EVERYONE) would be down for propositions, so Facebook only proceeds if everyone opts-in.“When I opened the link,” Dubé writes, “I was taken to a page with photos of my Facebook friends and a question: ‘Want to meet up with [name redacted] this week?