Sending Message to Facebook Messenger

In order to send a message to facebook messenger a user must initiate the conversation by sending a message or subscribing to your facebook business page first. Once a user is subscribed to your page you will get a unique "messenger_id" of the user , this id will be used to communicate further with the user.

Please make sure you have connected your facebook business page with Picky Assist before start integrating. Read More​

Integrating Facebook Messenger

We make use of the Same Web-hook & API Structure for all messaging app, so that you can just add few parameters to integrate any messaging channel we support, just replace the below parameters while receiving and sending messages.

Variable

Value

application

5=Facebook Messenger

messenger_id

Unique ID given by the facebook

name

User Full Name as updated by their facebook / messenger profile

Facebook Not Supported Media Types

  1. Receiving contacts

  2. Sending location but able to receive location from a user