Chat Heads Are Now In Facebook Messenger App For Android

The weirdly named Chat Heads feature was a big focus on the new Facebook phone. But just like the “Home” launcher itself, you won’t need an HTC first to get it.


Free Voice Calling Rolls Out On Facebook Messenger For iOS... But Only In The US

One of features promised with the Facebook Messenger for iPhone update a few weeks ago was VOIP calling so that you could use the app to call your friends over a mobile or Wi-Fi data connection. Facebook is now rolling that out to all users, but only if you’re in the United States.


Facebook Updates Its Android Apps With Improved Chat Functions

Facebook has just announced two updates to its Android apps — Facebook Messenger and Facebook for Android. The updates include improvements to chat functionality, such as being able to hide and unhide buddy lists with gestures, a new look for conversations and design changes.


Facebook Messenger Brings Your News Feed And Chat To Windows

If you feel weirdly disconnected from your Facebook profile when you’re not logged in, try out the new Facebook Messenger application, which is available for Windows now. The new app follows the mobile Facebook Messenger applications released last year, and an a version for OS X is reportedly on the way as well.


Facebook Messaging Actually Useful Thanks To Messaging App

I get more Facebook messages than emails from my friends these days. But the Facebook app is horrible at notifying me when someone actually tries to get a hold of me. The new Facebook Messaging app, though, makes sure I know exactly when my friends want to ask me iPhone 4S questions.


Facebook's Hiding Video Chat In Its Messenger App

Boy, if you ever want to know what Facebook’s planning next, just take a peek in its code. That’s what one chap did yesterday when Facebook released its Messenger app, and discovered that video-chat will be added soon.


This Is The Facebook Messenger App You Can't Get Yet

As you may have heard, Facebook just released a standalone Messenger app in the US (not yet released in Australia). It’s their effort to invade your phone with a messaging platform that everyone has access to (because ‘everyone’ has a Facebook). And even if you don’t use Facebook, you can use it to SMS!


Facebook's New Messenger App Aims To Kill SMS, BBM

AIM’s downfall owes largely to the ubiquity of Facebook chat. And now, the company’s going after the mobile crown — texting. Facebook Messenger will do text conversations, privately share your location, and beam around photos. To all of your friends.