In honour of the March Madness basketball tournament, Facebook has hidden another minigame inside its Messenger app.
The Easter egg game is a paper toss style set-up where you challenge a friend to ‘flick’ basketballs into a hoop and see who can get the most in a row. However, apart from the challenge to hide what you’re doing from your boss, the game gets harder after 10-points as the backboard starts moving around, getting faster the more you score.
What you need to do is open a new chat using the Facebook Messenger app and send a basketball emoji to the friend you want to play, then click on the basketball emoji again. Your screen will then transform to show a b-ball and awaiting net. Just use your finger to swipe up on the ball in the direction of the net to swish your way to a wasteful afternoon. Your high score will be shared with your friend, where they take a turn to beat it. Read more