3.14 / 5 based on 898 Reviews
Instantly reach the people you care about. Messenger is a fast, free and reliable way to stay in touch. It's just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan). Features: Get to your messages without opening Facebook. Bring your conversations to life with stickers. Send photos privately. Have group conversations and make plans on the go. Text your phone contacts, even if you're not Facebook friends. Share your location so people know when you're nearby. Record voice messages. Make free calls, even to friends in other countries. Know when people have seen your messages. See who's available on Messenger and who's active on Facebook. Stay logged in so you never miss a message. Turn off notifications when you're working, sleeping or just need a break. see more...
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- "At first I was not looking forward to having a separate app for messaging on Facebook, but it comes in handy when you need to use an app and have a chat head open for convenience." in 15 reviews
- "This is a great app for Facebook so you can message people on Facebook but I don't like that they made it into another app other than just the Facebook app and you need the messenger app to talk to them " in 11 reviews
- "I've never had a problem with messenger, but I just think it's stupid that I have to have the messenger app to message people on Facebook." in 8 reviews
- "The Messenger app works fine and is a great way to keep in touch with friends using data or wifi, but I really don't understand why they needed to make an entirely new app separate from the Facebook app." in 7 reviews
- "I'm not a big fan of the fact that I am required to use this app in order to talk on messenger on my phone." in 6 reviews
I really love the messenger app for Facebook it is so useful it's so easy to call on FaceTime your friends and you can now play games I don't particularly like the newest update because it's harder to delete messages but it's still a great app
I currently use this app as my SMS messaging system because the stickers on this app are so cute. If you have a phone cleaning app then it can be a pain because it deletes your sticker data, but I like that it runs on-top of all my apps.
Needs work on the calls they always cut off or signal issue who knows but sometimes it works sometimes it doesn’t. The messaging works fine I love the new picture or video stream on the messenger app almost like snap chat but it works awesome....
They could have changed things since I had this app last, but I hated how it constantly ran in the background of your phone. No matter if you have the app opened or not. That's how it could notify you if someone messaged you. It's like another texting app honestly and I have texting so I don't need that. But with the continual download of information it was killing my battery. Another thing I didn't appreciate was the forcing Facebook did to make you HAVE to have this app to use their message system. I finally decided to remove the app because I figured out I could just go to the Internet on my phone if I saw in my Facebook App that I had a message but still, that was irritating.
They're doing entirely too much with Messenger now, trying to make it like Snapchat. I do not like all the unnecessary added features. It make a simple message more complicated than need be, but I need it for work; so I use it.
I don't like the idea of having to have a separate app for messages when i already have Facebook installed. Its a hassle and requires me to use for storage which is annoying. I really hope they collide as one app like before
I don't like needed another app for communication. We already have so many different ones. It is easier to just log into Facebook via safari and do the messages if need be
I use to hate the app when it first came out because I hated that I couldn't open them on my phone without the app. But now it's became so easy to use but hate that it takes more room on my phone. Love how I get notifications
It does all the stuff I need the messages app to do for my phone. It's easier than my texting app and I like being able to talk to more people. It's free so yay I'm not sure if I trust their money exchange system.
I'm not a big fan of this app. I wish Facebook just let you communicate one to one through the Facebook app as opposed to through this. This isn't too easy to use and it sends random unnecessary notifications.
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