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Currently 800 million users chat and share their daily thoughts and preferences with one another on Facebook Messenger. However, there is more than meets the eye here. So, without any further ado, let’s get right into it and reveal the tips and tricks that will help you master Facebook Messenger.

Pin a group conversation

Pinning a conversation makes it easier for you to chat with your particular group of friends. Simply click on the Groups and look for the Pin knob (left corner). Play around with the Pin conversation and give it a name or add a photo even.

Silencing disruptive notifications

If you simply want to muffle those annoying notifications, just click on a particular conversation and then look for the drop-down panel. Here you should click on Notifications and choose the estimated time frame for muting the conversation you have selected.

Make your location known by sharing & sending it

Whenever you feel like sharing your location with a friend, you can do so in Messenger app. All you have to do is choose the conversation, click on the More symbol and then click on the location prompt and lastly, send it to your friend.

Messenger can be used without its Facebook sidekick

Nowadays if you have a smartphone and a valid number you can use Messenger along with its nifty features and while doing so, you can leave Facebook out of this. Simply, downloaded Messenger and then choose the following: Not on Facebook?  And that’s it.

Need an Uber? Call for one!

The fun thing about Uber is that when you need a driver ASAP, you can resort to its services via Messenger. When you’re in a conversation, click the More symbol and then click on Transportation. Now, log in and make your request. You’ll be constantly getting the driver’s whereabouts as well as updates on the vehicle’s route and so on.

Enable GIFs

If you click the More icon (in a conversation tab) you’ll be shown a lineup of apps. Look for GYPHY and then install the latter. This will redirect you to the App Store. Once you’ve finished the installation process, choose the GIF icon in your conversation tab to look for swell GIFs and share them with your friends.