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

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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

  2. not much of different if you ask me.

  3. 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.

    1. Guess we’ll have to wait and see..

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