Facebook Messenger Has A Hidden Game

Posted: Feb 9 2016, 12:32pm CST | by , in News | Technology News

 
Facebook Messenger Has a Hidden Game
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

Checkmate.

People have found something pretty cool on Facebook Messenger: there is a secret game hidden within the coding! All you need to know is a special thing to type in, and you can have fun with the game. If you type the phrase "@fbcheses play" into the chat window with a friend, you will be able to challenge your best friends to an exciting, spine tingling game of digital chess.

There is a catch, however, that might make you not want to play. The game is pretty old school which means that you have to fully type out any commands that you want to make before you can move. This will take some time and there are apps that will allow you to do it faster. Still, having a game in there is actually pretty cool and makes you wonder what else is hidden within Facebook.

More and more social media companies have been adding Easter Eggs throughout their coding, and it is only the start as companies like Google have found that it is a great way to get more people to use their websites and apps.

There’s no clear info on when the secret game appeared, but The Verge tracked down Reddit users on /r/chess who first discovered the game last December.

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/46" rel="author">Noel Diem</a>
Noel passion is to write about geek culture.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus