New iOS 7 Cydia Tweak Kills Need for Facebook Messenger

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A new iOS 7 Cydia tweak was recently released for jailbreakers that allows the Facebook iPhone app to continue using the built-in chat functions instead of being forced to download and install Facebook Messenger. Facebook has been the center of a lot of controversy these last couple of weeks, mostly thanks to the new policy […]

Facebook Messenger Forced Update: What to Know

Here's why you need to install the Facebook Messenger according to Facebook, and why people are mad.

Learn about the new Facebook Messenger forced update that requires Facebook users download a new Facebook Messenger app to see and send messages on iPhone or Android and why some users are upset. The Facebook app on iPhone and Android no longer supports sending Facebook messages to other users. Instead Facebook is pushing users to install the […]

Facebook Messenger iPad App Is Finally Here

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After being out on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone for several months, Facebook Messenger for iPad is now available to download from iTunes. The app received an update late last week that adds universal support for all iOS devices, so the same app will work on both iPhone and iPad natively, rather than having a […]

Facebook Messenger iPhone App Updated with Snapchat Video Feature

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Facebook Messenger has received a generous update in the form of instant 15-second videos that you can record and immediately send to your Facebook friends. This feature is an expansion of previous Facebook Messenger updates that allowed users to instantly send photos and even record audio messages and send them instantly to Facebook Friends, as […]

How to Download Facebook Messenger

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Facebook Messenger is a terrific app that’s available for both iPhone and Android devices, and it makes it possible for users to chat with their Facebook friends while on the go. Of course, if you’re near a computer, you can still use Facebook’s web chat interface and messaging platform, but we find the mobile app […]

Facebook Messenger Adds Free Audio Calls for all Facebook Users

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After recently adding group messaging capabilities to its Messenger app, Facebook has now added free audio calls. Facebook users who have the Messenger app installed on either iOS or Android can call other Facebook users for free, even if they live in a different country. The new Audio calling feature shows up on the menu […]

3 Reasons You Should Use Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a terrific app that’s available for both iPhone and Android devices, and it makes it possible for users to chat with their Facebooks friends while on the go. Of course, if you’re near a computer, you can still use Facebook’s web chat interface and message platform, but we find the mobile app […]

Google+ Hangouts for Android Will Soon Include SMS Integration

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The new Google+ Hangouts for Android will soon add SMS integration so users can store all of their conversations in one app. As Droid-Life noticed, Dori Storbeck, community manager for Google+ Hangouts, confirmed that SMS integration will come to the app soon in a comment on a Google+ post. Storbeck said that SMS integration is […]

Messenger Brings The Best Part of Facebook Home To All Android Phones

Facebook Messenger Chat Heads

Facebook Home arrives on Android today for a small number of devices, and Chat Heads, arguably the best feature of Home, is now available for all Android users. The latest version of Facebook Messenger brings Chat Heads to any Android phone, giving all users the chance to have their messages pop-up over any app they’re using. The feature makes […]

Facebook Messenger Bringing Free Voice Calling To iPhones in The U.S.

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Facebook is rolling out free voice calls to iPhone users with Facebook Messenger in the U.S. according to The Verge. Facebook recently began testing free voice calling in the Facebook Messenger app in Canada. That same update brought voice messages to users in other countries. Now U.S Facebook users can soon try the voice call […]

Facebook Messenger Tests Free Voice Calls

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Today Facebook released a new update to its Facebook Messenger app that lets users in Canada call their friends for free. The new Facebook Messenger includes the ability for all users to send quick voice recordings to friends and family on Facebook. Canadian Facebook users with iOS devices can take the feature a step further, […]

Facebook Announces Messenger App for iPhone and Android

Facebook Messenger App

Facebook has announced a new extension to Facebook chat for mobile devices called Facebook Messenger that is a stand-alone app that will be available today for both the iPhone and Android. The roots of Facebook’s new application come from its purchase of the messaging app, Beluga, earlier this year. Again, this is a separate app […]