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How to play Facebook Messenger’s secret basketball game

Nothing but (inter)net.

Coming on the back of its hidden chess game, Facebook has now given us another reason to waste time after installing a hidden basketball game in its Messenger app.

  • How to play Facebook Messenger's secret basketball game

    Open a new messenger chat

    To play, open a new chat, send your friend a basketball emoji (yes, you knew it would come in handy one day), click the ball again and quicker than you can say ‘Dennis Rodman is mates with Kim Jong-Un’...

  • How to play Facebook Messenger's secret basketball game 1

    Then start swiping

    Live out your digital hoop dreams by swiping your thumb and forefinger on the screen, setting high scores which are then sent to your pal. Who'll obviously then spend hours trying to beat them.