Facebook Messenger New Chatting Media for Facebookers

August 14th 2011

Facebook recently released a mobile messenger application for iOS and Android. Inside there are some features to send messages either through 3G networks, WiFi, or via SMS.

Facebook Messenger somewhat got applause from the user. In a short time, the application immediately dominate a list of the most downloaded apps on the iTunes Store.

In the Android Market, the application is not yet topped the best-selling downloadable free suite of applications, but it’s been installed in more than 500 thousand gadgets with an average response from both users.

The process of downloading it did not take long, only a few seconds using a 3G network. After automatically installed, the application will prompt the user telephone number, finished filled it up Messenger is ready for use.

Chat and SMS

Facebook Messenger is designed so that Facebookers can easily send each other messages, either text messages or picture form.

When used for an online chat with friends on the computer, this application is running smoothly, it can share text and images with ease. However, differently if you want to send an SMS, although it reportedly sent a message but apparently it did not get through the destination number.

Other additional features in this application is the location. Users can share their location with friends hence making chatting more fun. To activate it, just press the direction arrow on the right messages to be sent, to turn it off just press once again.

Chatting Without Distractions

Perhaps one of the special features on the Facebook application is users allowed to always receive notification messages in real time. Schedules can be adjusted, can be set periodically for 1 hour or only receive messages at any given time.

Earlier before Facebook Messenger presence as a separate application a little inconvenient. Because the user must have these two applications together in one gadget. Not to mention when tested on a mobile phone based on Android 2.3, the application caused crashes frequently and closed by itself.

Facebook Messenger application can be downloaded free at Android Market for Android 2.2 (Froyo) or latest version.