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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 22.0

While using other apps on iOS 8, you can now tap the share button to easily share photos, videos and links directly with Messenger.


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Customer Reviews

Two apps 👎

I realize I'm just one person with my own unique opinion and I'm among many others writing a review for this app but, I have hope that despite that you guys still listen to the people who made you as big as you are today. It seems, from what I can gather, a lot of other people feel the same way I do. Two apps seems bulky and unnecessary. It takes up space and causes me frustration. Here I am browsing through my news feed when someone sends me a I click my messages tab and it takes me to the messenger app. Okay, great 😒 let me wait for the app to boot up and load my message(s). I reply and want to go back to what I was doing so I leave to get back into Facebook again. I understand that to some people that's no big deal to have to leave one app and go to another but messaging used to be integrated, so that's a luxury I'll never forget. I wish it could be up to the user whether they want to install an entirely separate app or use the integrated messaging. But like I said I'm just one person so I don't expect anything to change.

I Like it & I Hate it (& OMG ! So many stupid people in the reviews !)

I like the messenger app personally ,it uses less battery than the Facebook app , but I really hate that "Like" Button ! I keep sending it to people accidentally and people keep sending it to me accidentally as we'll !! And where I come from this "Like" button , gives the other person I'm texting the impression that I don't want to talk anymore ! Especially that I can't show my emotions and the tone of my voice through texting ! Personally I think putting the "Like" button on the same place as the "Send" button was a wrong move (many people's opinion)
I hope you take this seriously,I'll write other reviews in the future (I hope)
Thank you !

This game is decent

When I downloaded it, I honestly thought it was a good game, but i started experiencing flaws and bugs in it. This game made me realize i had no friendships because i never received any messages. The reason i give 3 stars is because my mom sent me 643 messages in an hour, she constantly told me to answer my phone or she would kill me. Plus graphics are decent, it needs more storyline and its not as linear as i thought. The character (aka me) was a complete failure who thought he had friends, and that is pretty accurate. Plus all the in-app purchases make this game a pay 2 win like skype. I enjoyed most of my time watching my mom sending messages every now and then, but i dont recommend this game because once you become addicted there is no going back.

Facebook Messenger
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated: Feb 24, 2015
  • Version: 22.0
  • Size: 47.6 MB
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, En, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hu, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Ko, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese, Zulu
  • Seller: Facebook, Inc.

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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