Messenger Platform News

Messenger Platform News

Messenger Platform 1.2: Link Ads to Messenger, Enhanced Mobile Websites, Payments and More


Today, we’re happy to share some features that we’ve been working on to create experiences that deliver value for people, businesses, and developers. Messenger as a Destination for News Feed Ads To further enable businesses to target discovery of experiences on the Messenger Platform, we are starting to roll out ads in News Feed that […]

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Bots for Messenger: New Success Stories


With 1 billion people using Messenger every month, the Messenger Platform enables businesses and developers to have more personalized and scalable conversations with people.  Since the launch of the Platform in April, over 30,000 bots have launched.  Recent highlights include: Shopify Shopify creates a seamless buying experience for people by letting them discover and buy […]

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Building Bots for Messenger – Tips from the Experts: Trulia


We’re kicking off a series highlighting some of the top experiences on the Messenger platform. These businesses and developers have approached Messenger in a unique and interesting way, and are seeing success during the early stages of the Messenger platform. Next up is Trulia, an online residential real estate site. In 100 words or less […]

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More Than a Message: The Evolution of Conversation


This post was also published in the Facebook IQ blog. Messaging is finally having its moment. With 59% of people, on average across 14 markets, saying their messaging has increased over the past two years—and more and more people choosing chat apps as their preferred method of communication—messaging’s momentum seems set to soar. To better […]

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Building Bots for Messenger – Tips from the Experts: UNICEF


We’re kicking off a series highlighting some of the top experiences on the Messenger platform. These businesses and developers have approached Messenger in a unique and interesting way, and are seeing success during the early stages of the Messenger platform. Next up is UNICEF, a children’s rights and emergency relief organization. In 100 words or […]

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Building Bots for Messenger – Tips from the Experts: Lingio


We’re kicking off a series highlighting some of the top experiences on the Messenger platform. These businesses and developers have approached Messenger in a unique and interesting way, and are seeing success during the early stages of the Messenger platform. Next up is Lingio, a service dedicated to helping people learn languages. In 100 words […]

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Updated Messenger Platform Policies and Faster Review Times


At Messenger, we’re committed to enabling high-quality experiences for developers, businesses, and the people they serve. Today, we’re launching new policies for the Messenger Platform as well as a faster review process. These updated policies will provide more defined engagement models on the platform, including time-based criteria for businesses to respond to messages and standards […]

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Update: 1 Billion People on Messenger Every Month


People use Messenger to connect with the people and businesses they care most about. They make plans, share dreams, send payments, tell jokes, play games, let their loved ones know they’re thinking of them and much, much more. Today we are announcing that more than 1 billion people now use Facebook Messenger every month, making […]

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Building Bots for Messenger – Tips from the Experts: TechCrunch


We’re kicking off a series highlighting some of the top experiences on the Messenger platform. These businesses and developers have approached Messenger in a unique and interesting way, and are seeing success during the early stages of the Messenger platform. Next up is TechCrunch, a site dedicated to news on technology and startups. In 100 […]

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Messenger Platform 1.1: Ratings, Quick Replies, Account Linking, and More


Since the launch of the Messenger Platform in April of this year, over 11,000 bots have launched.  Today, we’re happy to share some new developments we’ve been working on to improve experiences for people and businesses on the Messenger Platform. Quick replies Quick replies offer a more guided experience for people as they interact with […]

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