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Bored With Chess? Here's How To Play Basketball in Facebook Messenger

Bored With Chess? Here's How To Play Basketball in Facebook Messenger

March 19, 2016Unknown
Hope all of you have enjoyed the Game of Chess in the Facebook Messenger. But if you're quite bored playing Chess or not really good at the game, then you probably felt a bit excited about Facebook's recent inclusion of a little Basketball mini-game into Messenger. Now you can play Basketball through Facebook Messenger, just by typing in the Basketball emoji and sending to one of your friends. This would enable a secret Basketball mini-game between you and your friend. Here's How to Play Basketball: Just locate the basketball emoji from your emoji list, send to one of your friends and click it to start the game. Once sent, you would be taken to the Basketball court in a pure white background, where there is no sidebars of any friend suggestions or any promotional ads; only appears a basketball and a hoop, nothing else! All you have to do: Just Swipe up and Toss the basketball into the hoop. A single swipe on your phone in the directio
How to Unlock (and Play) Hidden Chess Game Inside Facebook Messenger

How to Unlock (and Play) Hidden Chess Game Inside Facebook Messenger

February 05, 2016Unknown
What can you do with Facebook Messenger? Chat with your friends Send GIFs, stickers, and photos Make video calls Send people money in Messenger Have you ever wondered to Play a game while you chat with friends? Yes, it is possible. Facebook had made it to the reality by building a hidden built-in functionality in Facebook Messenger that lets you play Chess with your friends without having to install a third-party app. It just takes one simple step to unlock this hidden game. All you need to do is: type " @fbchess play " and hit Enter, during a conversation, and a small square box would appear in the chat box. Here's how to play: The person who initiated the game would be assigned "White" side, to make the first movement. Although there is some standard algebraic notation like:- B for "Bishop" R for "Rook" Q for "Queen" K for "King" N for "Knight" P for "Pawn" Pawns could be moved by issuing the simple commands
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