david marcus

Facebook Messenger for Android reaches 1 billion downloads

Facebook's Messenger app has reached over 1 billion downloads on the Android Google Play store. This puts it in the three comma club with a very exclusive group of successful apps from Facebook and Google.

Facebook is testing a voice-to-text feature for incoming messages

Facebook's Messenger developers think that you might not always be in a position to listen to a received voice message, say if you're in a meeting or a noisy environment. With that in mind, they're looking to launch a new speech-to-text…

Facebook recruits PayPal president David Marcus to lead mobile messaging efforts

Facebook announced Monday it's hired PayPal president David Marcus to lead its mobile messaging efforts. Marcus is expected to focus on developing Messenger, Facebook's cross-platform app currently used by more than 200 million people a…