What is Facebook Messenger?
Facebook Messenger, commonly known as Messenger, is a messaging app that is accessible within Facebook. You can instant message, share photos, videos, audio recordings or create a group chat with your Facebook friends or phone contacts. You can also use Messenger to voice chat and video call your friends.
How do people use Facebook Messenger?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use messaging apps like Facebook Messenger.
Facebook Messenger is used for: content sharing, messaging/online chat, photo/video sharing, voice chat and video calling.
How can you report online abuse, ask for content to be removed or block someone?
- Report a conversation on Messenger
How to report inappropriate conversations on Messenger.
- Report inappropriate content
How to report inappropriate images or content through Messenger.
- Block or unfriend someone
How to stop someone from contacting you.
How can you protect your personal information?
- Privacy in Messenger
Learn how to protect your privacy on Facebook Messenger.
- Privacy settings
Learn how to make your account as secure as possible.
- Managing your account
Manage your account settings.
Key safety links
- Safety in Messenger
Learn how to stay safe on Facebook Messenger.
- Help Centre
Offers a range of general help, safety and security information.
- Community Standards
Read Facebook’s official rules that outlines what is acceptable and not acceptable when using Facebook or Messenger.
- Data policy