The Facebook Messenger Android app is getting free voice calls in the UK. This makes UK the first country outside North America where the functionality is available.
Facebook, in an effort to bring its Messenger Android app up to speed with its iOS app, has added free VoIP support to the app for Canadian Android device owners.
Facebook is offering free or discounted access to its Messenger App in partnership with 18 carriers around the globe. Will this lead to a further decline in SMS usage?
Facebook Messenger now offers free mobile calling within the U.S. Is this the Facebook Phone we were looking for?
Some crafty sleuthing has revealed that Android users access Facebook more than any other operating system. With 192 million monthly active user accounts, Android has a huge lead over it’s nearest competitor iOS with 147 million.
Facebook Messenger rolled out a new update last night, bringing with it the ability to send voice messages to your friends and family.
Rumor has it that Facebook is currently testing its own private chat application, but can we really trust the data collecting giant to run a private messaging service?
Starting today, you no longer need a Facebook account to use Facebook Messenger.
Yes, you read that right. With this unexpected move they are now entering the hotly contested arena of SMS replacement apps. All you need to start is a name and phone number, and you can communicate with anyone in your contact list.
In the latest Facebook “Under the Hood” blog post, engineer Michael Eyal Sharon mentions that Facebook is hoping by better integrating its teams, Facebook will become more of a whole experience rather than several disparate experiences.
Mobile is the future. And mobile is the key to Facebook’s success. Those were the exact words used by Mark Zuckerberg more than once in statements and interviews given during the past few months, despite him also saying that FB is not planning to release a smartphone of its own.