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Facebook Messenger Basketball Game Revealed, And Here's How To Play It

Just shootin' some b-ball outside of the school.

18/03/2016 18:48 GMT

Facebook's revealed yet another cheekily hidden game in its Messenger app.

This time, it's a clever swipe-to-shoot basketball match. 

And here's how to play it:

Step 1:

Update your Messenger app via the App Store or Google Play.

Step 2:

Open the app and send the 🏀  emoji to a friend, and then tap it.

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Step 3:

Enter the game and begin swiping to shoot the hoop.

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Step 4:

Try not to take the judgement emojis personally when you miss a shot.

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This may be tricky, as Messenger throws some serious shade.

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Once you've swiped a top score, your friend gets an update.

And yes, this writer is acutely aware 6 points is a terrible score.

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