Remember when Facebook was just a place you'd go to post a silly message on a friend's wall? As with any growing company, the social network has done an especially good job at expanding its reach. Facebook has become a place you go to for news as well as friend updates, not to mention viral videos (here's looking at you, Chewbacca Mom
) and event planning.
But did you know that you can also use Facebook and its Messenger app to play chess, shoot hoops, and even send special birthday videos? Yes, like Snapchat
, Facebook continually delights with surprising new ways to make us even more addicted than we already are.
Click through for eight hidden Facebook features that will forever change how you use the site. This piece originally ran June 21, 2016.