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Will Messenger Become The New Facebook?

This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. I must confess a habit of mine with you, Data Sheet readers. Every day, while I tap away on my laptop in Fortune’s San Francisco bureau, one tab in my browser remains constantly open: Facebook.com. It’s not to see the new…


Facebook Reportedly Plans to Let Businesses Send Ads in Messenger

Facebook’s monetization strategy for its chat app Messenger could lie in advertising–like the rest of its business. The social media giant is reportedly planning to start slipping ads in messages between users and businesses in Q2 2016, according to documents obtained by TechCrunch. According to the documents, businesses will only be able to send ads…