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Facebook Messenger receives significant upgrade

Facebook have upgraded their messenger application with some significant changes. Users can now include friends of friends in conversations, switch between convos using in-app notifications, see who’s available before starting a new conversation, share bigger photos and view them in full screen mode with pinch to zoom controls, and a whole lot more. Find the long laundry list of improvements below and be sure to download it from the Google Play Store if that’s your thing.

What’s in this version:

Now with more great ways to stay in touch on the go:
- Quickly switch between multiple conversations with in-app notifications
- Include friends of friends in conversations
- Swipe to delete individual messages from conversations
- See who’s available when you start a new conversation
- Share bigger photos, tap for full screen and pinch to zoom
More improvements:
- Faster app loading, navigating and sending
- More-reliable push notifications
- Bug fixes




  • Haggie

    Does it change personal information on your account (like your email address) without your permission like the browser version does?

  • JulianZHuang

    not much of different if you ask me.

  • setspeed

    Does this updated version actually work properly? The change-log says “more reliable push notifications” however the last 2 revs have had broken push notifications, so I’m using a really old version that does work at the moment.

    • http://www.mark717.com Mark Seven

      Guess we’ll have to wait and see..