The Messenger application allows users to send other users their location in the message. This is done using GPS technology available on many devices now. Parents may not want to disable location services on their child’s device to avoid any potential risk. On many devices, location services can be found in phone settings. Access to my location by disabling the option.
To avoid the risk of contact with someone your child may not know. It is recommended that this setting be switched to strict filtering. This only applies when a user has set up a Messenger account using Facebook.
When setting up a Facebook account, the Messenger app can sync with all of your phone book contacts in addition to adding friends. If you are concerned about who might be in your child’s contacts list or would prefer to limit your child’s contacts to only Facebook friends, this can be done by skipping the sync with contacts option when downloading the app or turning it off in the settings.
Start a Quick chat- Skip exchanging phone numbers, just send a message. It’s seamless across devices.
Show your reaction- Add a silly sticker, send a dancing GIF and use emojis to express yourself better.
Say it better with pictures and videos- capture the moment with the Messenger Camera, add a filter or doodle, then send it to friends or share with Stories.
Rally the group- Make plans to get together with polls, share your location, split the bill and more.
Hop on a call or Video chat- Hang out whenever by getting on call or a group video chat.
Say, sing or shout it out loud- when text won’t cut it, just hit record and send a voice message.
Send money securely and easily- send and receive money from friends in the app by adding your debit card or PayPal account.
Share your location to meet- Suggest a meeting point or tell friends where you are by sharing your location with just a few saps.
Chat with business- Easily connect with your favourite businesses to make reservations, get customer support, and find deals and more.
Play games with your friends- Challenge friends, climb leaderboards and discover your next gaming obsession.