Facebook Messenger is now being accessed by 900 million monthly users. The company also says it is rolling out new Snapchat-like connection features that will allow users to connect quickly to others with their phones.
Just in time for March Madness, Facebook has rolled out an update to Messenger that lets you play a basketball mini-game with your friend directly from the conversation window. To get started, you need to select the basketball emoji, send it to a friend, and then tap on it to load the game.
Facebook Messenger is currently being accessed by 800 million monthly users, according to a news post from the company. It also offers some hints as to what new features and trends it might add to the service in 2016.
Facebook Messenger has received a new update, which adds support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s. You can now immediately launch a new message, or one to your most recent contacts, simply by pressing the app icon.