Facebook opens up its Messenger service to third-party developers

  • Social networking giant Facebook has opened up its Messenger to third-party developers. It will allow the latter to add additional functions of their own. 

    Over 40 new apps have been developed so far. Facebook’s aim is to turn Messenger into a full-fledged platform.

    Announcing the move, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said that over 600 million people were already using the service at least once in a month, and the opening up to other apps would result in “better” user conversations.

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