Poking on Facebook – and other Hidden Features

Remember when you could ‘poke’ your friends on Facebook? This was one of the original, unique engagement opportunities on Facebook. Bet you didn’t know that the poke feature is still available. (It is.)

I rediscovered the ‘poke’ and other hidden Facebook features from a great article on BetaNews.com. They mention the hard-to-find bookmarking feature, live games in Messenger, and more:

There’s a Hidden Basketball Game in Messenger

Chess not your thing? Don’t worry, there’s another game you can play in Messenger — basketball! To activate this, you just need to send a basketball emoji to someone, tap it in the chat window, and the game will start. You’ll find more details on the game here.