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Facebook Messenger Hits 1 Billion Monthly Users

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Facebook on Wednesday announced that its Messenger app has hit 1 billion monthly users.

This enviable milestone takes place just two years after the social-networking giant separated the mobile chat application from its main social-networking site as part of a sharpened focus on mobile. Now, Messenger users have to download the standalone app  in order to chat on Facebook.

Facebook, the social network itself, hit the 1-billion-users mark  four years ago in 2012.

The company says that Messenger is now “one of only a handful of apps worldwide created to  touch so many lives.” It created a short video to celebrate the occasion and encourages users to send balloon emoticons in their messages.

Facebook has been busy tweaking the Messenger app in an attempt to make it more relevant to its users. For example, last month it said it’s working on the interface  so that instead of seeing your most recent messages first, you’ll see people who are currently active on the app, the day’s birthdays and people who send you messages most frequently.

Also in June, Messenger introduced its own emojis And earlier this month, Facebook said it’s testing end to end encryption that also have the ability to self-destruct after a set length of time.

Here’s what Facebook shared on its newsroom :

People use Messenger to connect with the people and
businesses they care most about. They make plans, share
dreams, send payments, tell jokes, play games, let their loved
ones know they’re thinking of them and much, much more.
Today we are announcing that more than 1 billion people now
use Facebook Messenger every month, making Messenger one
of only a handful of apps worldwide that touch so many lives.
We’re grateful for all the people who are sending billions of
messages every day and we hope to send 1 billion thank yous in
the form of a new floating balloon gift that everyone can use to
celebrate. Just send a balloon emoji to your friends to add a
touch of whimsy and delight to any conversation.
We know that every message is important to you — no matter
what you want to say — and our team is committed to building
experiences you love and to making all the interactions in your
life easier no matter who you are communicating with.
Thank you for using Messenger and being part of our one-billion-
strong community.

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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How To Compare Phones And Check Prices Before Buying

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Hello guys, I’ve been a bit slow in updating this part of the blog and it’s because I’ve been working really hard to add a How To Compare Phones And Check Prices feature.

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How To Compare Phones

I just added a price and spec comparison feature to this blog. You can compare phone specs and prices then buy it if there’s a link to the store available in the option. –

I normally go to e-commerce stores and pick out the lowest prices so you get the best value for your money.  Regular blog post updates would resume immediately.

Thanks for being an amazing reader.

Click Here To Compare Prices And Specs

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Combo VPN MTN Settings: Browse For Free On MTN Using This New Setting

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Combo VPN MTN Settings allow you to browse for free on the MTN Network. We all love free data and of course, there’s a reason why it’s not too common, that’s why I’m here.😀

Combo VPN MTN Settings

To give you information on free and affordable data plans so you don’t get ripped off by our internet service providers. So without further ado let’s get down to business.

Combo VPN MTN Settings For Browsing Free

What You’ll Need

  • An MTN sim without data
  • Default MTN APN settings
  • An Android Phone

First Download Combo VPN Here – Download Combo VPN

  • Open the app, then tap on Combo Settings and configure this way.
  •  Turn on Stealth Tunnel
  • Connection protocol – TCP
  •  Connection Port – 443
  •  Turn on the switch for Connect via parent proxy
  • Edit and set parent proxy as 10.199.212.2 and 8080 as port
  • Turn on the switch for Custom TCP/http header
  • Edit Custom TCP/http headers
  •  URL/host: datareset.mtnonline.com
  • Request method: CONNECT
  • Injection method: Normal
  • Tick keep-alive and user-agent
  • Press Generate and Validate and Save.
  • Save all settings and Connect

    This works without data or Airtime 0.0k on your MTN line and it is capped. It is capped around 50Mb to 100Mb daily. It renews daily.
    If it stops, simply open the Combo app again and change URL/host to smartapp.mtnnigeria.net:8080
    If you are an mpulse user and you have mpulse data, then open the Combo app again and change the URL/host to mtn.pass.ng.

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