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Facebook Messenger

By Facebook, Inc.

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Instantly reach the people in your life—for free. Messenger is just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan).

Not just for Facebook friends: Message people in your phone book and just enter a phone number to add a new contact.

Group chats: Create groups for the people you message most. Name them, set group photos and keep them all in one place.

Photos and videos: Shoot videos and snap selfies or other photos right from the app and send them with one tap.

Free calls: Talk as long as you want, even with people in other countries. (Calls are free over Wi-Fi. Otherwise, standard data charges apply.)

Even more ways to message:
Bring your conversations to life with stickers.
Preview your camera roll photos and videos without leaving the conversation--then choose the perfect ones to send.
Record voice messages when you have more to say.

Extra features:
Know when people have seen your messages.
Forward messages or photos to people who weren't in the conversation.
Search for people and groups to quickly get back to them.
Turn on location to let people know when you're nearby.
See who's available on Messenger and who's active on Facebook.
Turn off notifications when you're working, sleeping or just need a break.
Stay logged in so you never miss a message.

What's New in Version 28.1

Fixed issues to make the app more reliable.


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Customer Reviews

Use Messenger all the time.

I like Messenger. Since installing it, I've never missed a message that ended up in my "other" folder, which is great for my Facebook business and trading sites that rely on being able to access every message to earn sales. It's also as convenient as texting without sharing my personal phone number with Facebook acquaintances and clients. Another great feature is that the app shows up on my main screen so I don't have to log into Facebook to send or reply to messages. The worst part is, as with many apps, it begs me to invite my friends to add it to their collection of apps. I find any app irritating that constantly asks me to invade my friends privacy. I have recommended it to friends but only when they ask not when the app asks!

Delete Do Not Download this app!

Facebook should be ashamed of creating an app that can make phone calls from your mobile without your consent amongst other things that should be illegal!! Be very careful and aware of the fact that The Facebook Messenger App is a fraud - it was only created to gain un-consented access to your phone and personal life if and when someone other than you wants to either from FB or your very own civil servants!! The articles online about this app and its behavior is true. You will only find out if you have real true friends who will tell you that they received strange messages from you or even weird phone calls.

Don't download!! Waste of time!!!

So for the past month I have been trying to download messenger and it won't it stops 3/4 the way through and won't leave my iPod even if the download is stopped. I saw that there were two recent updates and these did nothing to solve the problem the description of the update says "Bug fixes to make the app more reliable." and this is not the case although I guess I wouldn't really know due to the fact that it doesn't download but I would say that this app is unreliable and a waste of time! Don't try to download!!!!

Facebook Messenger
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated:
  • Version: 28.1
  • Size: 70.2 MB
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese, Zulu
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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