Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone has received a significant update, bumping the messenger to version 6.0 with features such as instant video sharing in conversations.
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Windows Phone Facebook Messenger users will be happy to know that the app has been updated. The new updates add a couple of new features and add a few worthwhile performance tweaks.
Facebook Messenger has been updated to enable instant sharing of photos and videos by initiating the camera right from the conversation window, similar to WhatsApp and Snapchat.
Facebook will be updating its main apps so that chat options will be removed so that users will be forced to download and install Facebook Messenger to chat on mobile devices.
Facebook has updated their popular Messenger application and has included the ability to call friends using your Wi-Fi connection. The update is available on iOS and Android.
Facebook has launched its fully-featured standalone Messenger app for Windows Phone 8 devices after nearly two years since its launch on the Android and iOS mobile platforms.
Facebook has announced that its stand alone Messenger client for Windows desktop users will stop working on March 3, with the company claiming they can no longer support it.
Microsoft has confirmed that a version of the Facebook Messsenger app is being created for the Windows Phone OS and will be released in the very near future, perhaps within "weeks."
Facebook no longer has an official download link to its stand alone Messenger app for Windows desktop users, suggesting that the company has quietly decided to stop offering the app.
After testing this feature in Canada, Facebook has now decided to expand its Free Wi-fi calling feature to iOS users in the US. All you need is an iOS device and the Facebook Messenger app.
In a news post about updates to Messaging, Facebook is launching what it calls an experiment where some users will pay $1 to send a message to the Inbox of a Facebook user that is not a friend.
Mozilla has announced the launch of Facebook Messenger for Firefox, allowing users of the web browser to chat with their Facebook friends while surfing any website.
After being unofficially leaked out to the Internet in December, Facebook has now officially released the Windows 7 version of the stand alone Facebook Messenger client.