20 Hidden Facebook Messenger Tricks You Might Need One Day

MakeUseOf | 2/19/2019 | Dan Price
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Even though you probably use Facebook Messenger every day, we guarantee there are still some Facebook Messenger features you don’t know about. With that in mind, here are some hidden Facebook Messenger tricks you should try right now.

Facebook Messenger isn’t just for text messages. It’s very simple to start a voice or video call by using the buttons at the top of your chat window.

Voice - Message - Person - Message

You can also leave a voice message whenever you like. If the person you want to talk to isn’t around, just leave them a message they can listen to later.

If you ever need to let your friends know exactly where you are, jump into a chat with them, hit the three dots and choose Location. Your friend will instantly get a map showing your precise position.

Course - Privacy - Argument - Location - Mark

Of course, there’s a strong privacy argument against revealing your location to Mark Zuckerberg. But rest assured you can delete your location data from Facebook if you wish.

How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook

Location - History - Facebook - App - Location

If you have Location History turned on in the Facebook app, your precise location gets logged to history---even when you aren't using the app.

You’ve probably got a few friends who go by a nickname that’s completely unrelated to their proper name on Facebook. You possibly also have friends that have changed surnames over the years, yet you only seem to recall their old names.

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Spare yourself the confusion and use Messenger’s nickname feature to help remind you who all of these people are. Just click on their name and you should see the option to add their nickname.

Facebook has integrated a whole bunch of stickers for you to use in messages, with different styles available, and you can choose your favorites to keep them readily available.

Stickers - Thing - Facebook - Giphy

If stickers aren’t your thing, Facebook has integrated Giphy into...
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