Category: Facebook: Messenger

Why Nike’s AR experiment for Facebook Messenger was a hit with its customers

At this year’s F8 conference earlier this month, Facebook announced that brands can now use its Camera Effects Platform to employ augmented reality (AR) with Messenger bots. Four brands — Kia, Nike, Sephora and ASUS — participated in a closed...

/ May 18, 2018

Facebook Messenger rolls out AR and other enhancements at its F8 developer conference

Facebook announced new tools for its Messenger platform, including the ability to use augmented reality (AR), at its F8 developer conference Tuesday. Businesses send and receive 8 billion messages through Messenger every month. The ability for businesses to create bots...

/ May 3, 2018

BlackBerry sues Facebook, claims messaging apps infringe multiple patents

BlackBerry has sued Facebook for patent infringement in federal district court in California. The claim is that Facebook’s various messaging tools, including WhatsApp, are using and infringe BlackBerry’s intellectual property. Reportedly, the companies were involved in licensing discussions, which didn’t...

/ March 7, 2018