Direct messaging is one of the main features of this app.
The premise of the website is to setup discrete sexual encounters with Facebook friends.
Those friends only know about somebody’s interest when they reciprocate through the app.
Fire Chat uses a hidden i OS feature known as Multipeer Connectivity Framework (MCF) to relay messages instead of sending messages using a mobile signal.
The free app creates its own network where each mobile device on it becomes a ‘node.’ An Android app used to hide photos.
The comments by some teenagers who use it mention that scheduled fights, rumors and sexual encounters are often found on the app. Facebook Messenger allows for photo and video exchange as well as phone calls.