The worlds largest social networking client has realeased a new app for iPhone and Android ‘Facebook Messenger’. You’ll be wondering that it is an update to the existing facebook chat but its not. It is a completely new app designed to cater the needs of instant messaging with auspicious features. WhatsApp and Blackberry Messenger are the best examples that can be related to this app. You can now message your friends or anyone on the contact list using this app with exclusive features.
Facebook reckons that messaging should be easy. They want to give you the ability to hit “Send” and know that the message has reached the person you sent it to. For that purpose, the new Facebook Messenger iPhone app has been released. It simplifies messaging and makes communicating with friends or groups considerably faster. You can use the Messenger app to send messages to your Facebook friends as well as people in your contact list, even if they are not on Facebook.
Messages that you send using the Facebook Messenger iPhone app, are delivered via Notifications and text messages meaning that there is a 99% chance of the recipient actually getting the message. No more “i didn’t get your message” excuses?
The new Facebook Messenger app is actually an extension to Facebook Messages meaning that all of your conversations, be it texts, emails, chats, messages are in one place. You can access the full history of your conversations through mobile or a web browser.
The Messenger iPhone app also allows you to send messages to multiple recipients at the same time, thus making it easier for you to coordinate the evening’s plans with your buddies or stay in touch will all your staff back at the office, through one single medium.
You can also share your location with those you are chatting with using the new Facebook Messenger app, should you do that, all people in the conversation will be able to see your location, and you their’s, on a map. Attaching photos with the messages that you send is an added plus.
The download link for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices is given below, though it can be installed on iPad as well but with a hazy magnified version as it is not an iPad native.
Download Facebook Messenger for iPhone or iPod Touch. [Itunes Link]
Download Facebook Messenger for Android. [Android Market Link]