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Facebook Messenger now lets you chat with friends on the iPad

Facebook Messenger now lets you chat with friends on the iPad

By 3 July 2014

Facebook has optimised its Messenger app to suit your iPad. The social network issued a much-requested update to the Messenger for iPhone app today, implementing an iPad interface to the popular app. The upgraded Messenger app looks exactly as it did... >>

Facebook will make you use Messenger app after it nixes main app's chat feature

Facebook will make you use Messenger app after it nixes main app's chat feature

By 9 April 2014

Facebook's mobile app will soon no longer let you send and receive messages or even chat. That's because Facebook wants you to use its standalone Messenger app instead. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO at Facebook, originally hinted in November that users should... >>

Facebook Messenger lands for Windows Phone - without voice messaging and chat heads

Facebook Messenger lands for Windows Phone - without voice messaging and chat heads

By 5 March 2014

Facebook and Microsoft announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 that a Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone is in the works. That app has now arrived - but it is missing a few noticeable features. Although Facebook Messenger brought most of its messaging... >>

Facebook Messenger app for Windows desktop to shut down in March

Facebook Messenger app for Windows desktop to shut down in March

By 27 February 2014

The Facebook Messenger app has begun to alert Windows users that it will "stop working" within a week. Facebook and Microsoft announced mere days ago at Mobile World Congress 2014 that a Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone is in the works. Neither... >>

Facebook Messenger for iOS updated with stickers and swipe to delete

Facebook Messenger for iOS updated with stickers and swipe to delete

By 7 May 2013

Facebook Messenger for iOS was given a handsome update on Monday, adding the ability to delete a message by swiping and the addition of the beloved stickers that first appeared within Facebook Home. Now available on the App Store, the stickers within... >>

Facebook Messenger for Android gains voice calling for US users

Facebook Messenger for Android gains voice calling for US users

By 18 April 2013

Facebook has brought its free voice calling feature within the Facebook Messenger app over to Android users in the US, after it saw its Android debut in the UK last month. Facebook has begun pushing the feature to users over its servers, leaving no need... >>

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to Android, no need for Facebook Home

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to Android, no need for Facebook Home

By 12 April 2013

Making preparations for the launch of Facebook Home on Friday, Facebook has updated the Facebook Messenger app for Android, in the process making the Chat Heads feature available to all. Chat Heads, despite the silly name, is an aspect of Facebook Home... >>

Facebook Messenger for Android receiving voice calling functionality

Facebook Messenger for Android receiving voice calling functionality

By 27 March 2013

Facebook has begun rolling out voice calling and voice message functionality on its Facebook Messenger for Android app to users in the UK. The Android functionality comes shortly after it was made available for UK iOS users earlier this week.  There's... >>

Facebook Messenger on iPhone gets voice-calling and messages in UK

Facebook Messenger on iPhone gets voice-calling and messages in UK

By 25 March 2013

Pocket-lint has been given a heads-up that UK iPhone owners will get voice calling and voice message functionality on their Facebook Messenger apps at some point today (25 March). The features have been in test in the US and Canada for a couple of months,... >>

Facebook signs with 18 carriers to provide discounted mobile messaging data

Facebook signs with 18 carriers to provide discounted mobile messaging data

By 26 February 2013

Facebook has announced agreement with 18 carriers in 14 countries worldwide to offer discounted data specifically for sending messages over the Facebook Messenger app available on both iOS and Android. Essentially, since Facebook Messenger uses carrier... >>