Facebook Messenger Trivia Quiz

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Facebook Messenger is a messaging app platform. It is separated from the main Facebook app and requires users to use the web interface or download one of the standalone apps. Take this quiz to answer questions on the history and evolution of the Facebook Messenger app since its release over seven years ago.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Facebook Messenger initially released?

    • A.

      2011

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      2018

    • D.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    A. 2011
    Explanation
    Facebook Messenger was initially released in 2011. This means that it was first made available to the public in that year.

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  • 2. 

    The precursor to Facebook Messenger, Facebook chat was gradually released to users first in _____

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    A. 2008
    Explanation
    Facebook chat was gradually released to users in 2008. This means that it was introduced to users over a period of time, starting in 2008.

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  • 3. 

    Facebook acquired this company and then used it to launch its standalone mobile app on iOS and android

    • A.

      Beluga

    • B.

      WhatsApp

    • C.

      Snapchat

    • D.

      Instagram

    Correct Answer
    A. Beluga
    Explanation
    Facebook acquired Beluga, a group messaging service, and used its technology to launch its standalone mobile app on iOS and Android. Beluga allowed users to create private groups for messaging and sharing content, which aligned with Facebook's goal of enhancing communication and connectivity among its users. By acquiring Beluga and integrating its features into its own app, Facebook was able to expand its messaging capabilities and provide a more comprehensive mobile experience for its users.

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  • 4. 

    In what year did Facebook release Facebook Messenger Lite?

    • A.

      2016

    • B.

      2018

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2012

    Correct Answer
    A. 2016
    Explanation
    Facebook released Facebook Messenger Lite in 2016.

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  • 5. 

    In what year did Facebook commence Facebook Messenger Kids?

    • A.

      2017

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2014

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    A. 2017
    Explanation
    Facebook commenced Facebook Messenger Kids in 2017. This means that in 2017, Facebook introduced the Messenger Kids app, which is a messaging app designed specifically for children.

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  • 6. 

    Messenger Kids is for people _____

    • A.

      13 and below

    • B.

      16-18

    • C.

      13-16

    • D.

      16-20

    Correct Answer
    A. 13 and below
    Explanation
    Messenger Kids is a messaging app designed specifically for children aged 13 and below. It provides a safe and controlled environment for kids to communicate with their friends and family members. The app includes features that allow parents to monitor and manage their child's messaging activities, ensuring their safety and privacy. By limiting the age range to 13 and below, Messenger Kids aims to provide a suitable platform for younger users to connect with others in a responsible and age-appropriate manner.

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  • 7. 

    Facebook added a feature where you can sign up to Facebook Messenger without a Facebook account in _____

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2016

    • C.

      2014

    • D.

      2018

    Correct Answer
    A. 2012
    Explanation
    In 2012, Facebook introduced a new feature that allowed users to sign up for Facebook Messenger without needing a Facebook account. This feature provided an alternative option for individuals who wanted to use the messaging app but did not want to create a Facebook profile. By offering this functionality, Facebook aimed to expand the reach of Messenger and attract more users to their messaging platform.

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  • 8. 

    In what year did Facebook release the voice calling feature to Facebook Messenger?

    • A.

      2013

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2016

    • D.

      2017

    Correct Answer
    A. 2013
    Explanation
    In 2013, Facebook released the voice calling feature to Facebook Messenger.

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  • 9. 

    In what year did Facebook release the video calling feature to Facebook Messenger?

    • A.

      2015

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2013

    • D.

      2011

    Correct Answer
    A. 2015
    Explanation
    Facebook released the video calling feature to Facebook Messenger in 2015. This feature allowed users to have video conversations with their friends and family directly through the Messenger app. Prior to this release, Messenger only supported text messaging and voice calling. The addition of video calling enhanced the communication options available to Facebook users and made it easier for them to connect face-to-face, even when physically distant.

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  • 10. 

    In what year did Facebook officially launch Messenger Day?

    • A.

      2017

    • B.

      2016

    • C.

      2018

    • D.

      2012

    Correct Answer
    A. 2017
    Explanation
    In 2017, Facebook officially launched Messenger Day. This feature allowed users to share photos and videos that disappeared after 24 hours, similar to the popular feature on Snapchat. By introducing Messenger Day, Facebook aimed to compete with Snapchat and attract more users to its messaging platform.

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