Here's how you can play Facebook Messenger's hidden basketball game


Just in time for March Madness, has rolled out an update to Messenger that lets you a mini- with your friend directly from the conversation window. To get started, you need to select the emoji, send it to a friend, and then tap on the emoji to load the .

You’ll get a basketball located at different positions at the bottom of the screen, and you have to swipe up to put the ball in the hoop. The goal is to score consecutive baskets, which gets challenging after you hit 10 points, as that’s when the backboard starts moving.

This isn’t the first time built a into the messaging platform. Late last year, it introduced a chess that can be accessed by entering @FBChess in the conversation window.

What did you guys score?

Thanks Christopher!

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