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Snappables are a new form of interactive lenses through which Snapchatters can share experiences and experiment with AR, and is available in Snapchat's Lens Carousel, on the left side of the circular capture button.

Responding to the WSJ article, Facebook said that the allegations were not true as all the company wants is to offer a chatbot service on Messenger where users can chat with their banks without having to wait on hold over the phone. For now, Facebook won't be putting any ads or sponsored branding or in-app purchases in these AR games, Messenger's video chat games.

Facebook has been building in more and more entertainment options into Messenger recently, they brought live streaming and games to the chat app in December a year ago and this move adds a new layer to the mix. They are Asteroids Attack and Don't Smile.

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The aim of the game is to see who can keep a straight face for the longest.

The person or group you are video chatting with will get a notification indicating it is time to get your game on. Find a funky little spaceship perched on your nose - it's now your mission to protect the spaceship from pesky asteroids in a chaotic intergalactic space. Although Facebook already owns WhatsApp and Instagram, the company faces competition from platforms such as Snapchat, China's WeChat and Apple's iMessage.

"To try these out yourself, make sure you have the latest version of Messenger". More games, including one where you throw a virtual beach ball back and forth among friends, are coming soon. The social media giant is launching a number of augmented reality video chat games for use on Messenger.

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The app will then notify the person or group in the video chat that the game is starting.

A Facebook spokeswoman said the company could see some financial information from such users if they choose to opt-in, but did not use it for "advertising or anything else".

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