M Now Offers Suggestions to Make Your Messenger Experience More Useful, Seamless and Delightful

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of suggestions from M to everyone in the US. M is your helpful assistant in Messenger, powered by artificial intelligence. M offers suggestions by popping into an open conversation to suggest relevant content and capabilities to enrich the way people communicate and get things done. When we announced M over a year ago, it was a small AI experiment powered by humans that…

June 6, 2017
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Get Paid Back: Announcing Group Payments in Messenger

Since 2015, you could send and receive money on Messenger, but until now, these person-to-person payments have just been possible between two people. Starting today for Android and desktop, you can send or receive money between groups of people on Messenger. It’s free, simple, fast and secure. Whether you’re splitting a restaurant bill or chipping in for a group gift, all you need to do is go to a new or…

June 6, 2017
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Facebook Spaces: A New Way To Connect With Friends In VR

Spending time with friends and family creates many of our most meaningful memories, but it’s impossible to always be physically near the people we care about. That’s where the magic of virtual reality comes in. Today, we’re introducing Facebook Spaces — a new VR app where you hang out with friends in a fun, interactive virtual environment as if you were in the same room. Facebook Spaces launches in beta for…

June 6, 2017
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Messenger Brings People Together All Over the World

New Ways to Discover: Businesses and Brands New Ways to Connect: Share your Favorite Music, Play Games, Order Food New Ways for Developers to Build: Platform 2.0 Last F8, we opened the Messenger Platform to the global community of developers. Since then, we have listened and learned a lot, and we’re thrilled to see it become a thriving channel for brands, developers and consumers to connect with each other and…

June 6, 2017
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F8 2017: AI, Building 8 and More Technology Updates From Day Two

Today concludes F8, our annual two-day event where developers come together to explore the future of technology. In the opening keynote, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer talked about our goal to develop technology that will help everyone build global community. To do that, we’re investing in a number of foundational technologies over the next 10 years, including connectivity, artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality. Schroepfer and other keynote…

June 6, 2017
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Helping People Support Earth Day and Our Planet

Protecting the environment is just one important part of keeping our global community safe, which is why on this Earth Day, all of us at Facebook hope that people from around the world who use our family of apps and services will join us in showing their support for our planet. Building a global community that works for everyone requires that we create spaces where people can show their solidarity…

June 6, 2017
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Game On: Games On Messenger Go Global With New Features and Games

Today we’re starting to roll out Instant Games on Messenger more broadly for the 1.2 billion people who use Messenger every month. In addition, we’re also launching the new features that we exclusively previewed to developers at our annual F8 conference. These include rich gameplay features, which allow developers to create unique and sophisticated experiences and Game bots to help game makers surface exciting features like new levels and rewards….

June 6, 2017
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Join Facebook In Celebrating Moms Around the World

People come to Facebook to express their diverse opinions and experiences, yet there is one thing that brings the community together in celebration all over the world — moms! In 2016, Mother’s Day drove more posts in one day than any other topic on Facebook, with more than 105 million Mother’s Day posts. In fact, to show thanks and gratitude, people came to Facebook to post photos and videos, which spiked…

June 6, 2017
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Expanding Facebook Fundraisers to More People and Causes

Facebook is a place where people come together to connect with their communities and support one another in meaningful ways. Today, we are giving people another way to mobilize around causes they care about by expanding personal fundraisers to everyone over 18 in the US and by adding two new categories – community and sports. We began testing personal fundraisers, a new product that allows people to raise money for…

June 6, 2017
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More Ways To Connect with Friends in Facebook Live

We know Facebook Live is better with friends. We’ve been working on ways to make Live more fun, social and interactive, like with the new Live interactive effects we announced last month. Today we’re excited to announce two new features that make it easier to share experiences and connect in real time with your friends on Live. Live Chat With Friends One of the best things about Live is that…

June 6, 2017
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