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Facebook Updates for Messenger App – Includes Scannable Codes and Short Links

Facebook Updates for Messenger App: Includes Scannable Codes and Short LinksThe Social Networking giant, Facebook has announced and rolled out the bunch of updates for the Messenger app. The Facebook announced the rolling out of new features for Messenger App. The Facebook has introduced two new ways to start chatting with people; the first one is the Messenger links and other is the Messenger codes.

The Facebook launched the update for Businesses, to connect with their customers over social media. The business pages on Facebook, which have vanity URL, which includes the Company name in URL of their page, will get their Username featured below the Page Name with “@” symbol. The Messenger Links and Messenger Codes are exciting features too. The Messenger Links are the short links of any users, which will open the Chat you did with that user, in Messenger app.

The Messenger Codes are just like the QR Codes of every Facebook user. If you want to add anyone to your friend list or the Messenger chat list, you can just scan his Messenger code in your Messenger app to connect with that person. If you’ve already talked with that person, then his scanning his messenger code in your smartphone will open the conversation you’ve done with him.

With these updates, the Facebook said that they’ll launch “Messenger Greetings” for Business pages. The Messenger Greeting is the text which will be shown to the customer before he sends private Message to the Business page.