But the big question isn't so much the timing. It's, what's the point? Facebook Messenger is Facebook's instant message solution. It provides instant messaging IM, or text messaging capabilities, and it's of course free to the social network service's customers.
If you're a Windows Phone user, you may know that you can optionally enable Facebook Messenger support in the Messaging app when you configure a Facebook account. And Microsoft lets you connect your Facebook account to your Microsoft account, which means among other things that you can also access Facebook Messenger through Skype on Windows Phone and anywhere else you use Skype. Finally, there's a Facebook app for Windows Phone, of course, and you can use that to access Facebook Messenger functionality too. Why bother with a standalone Facebook Messenger app when there are so many other ways to access the service?
In general, Facebook Messenger exists so that people can stay in touch with their friends, family and other contact—i.
On Windows Phone, it's a bit more nuanced since, again, we already have so many options. Just guessing, but I suspect that a lot of people don't know about, understand or use the integration stuff, for starters. And of course, Microsoft is sort of de-hubbing Windows Phone, if you will, for the 8. That's what real people expect.
Translate to English. When it comes to navigating the app itself, Messenger is straightforward. Facebook at your fingertips The official Facebook app for Windows Phone allows you to update your profile and status, check messages, follow your news feed, like pages, join groups, upload photos, chat, check-in and more. BBCode Helper Close. Naturally, some folks will be upset by what a recent report is pointing towards. The front flash will remain on until you open messenger back up again.
In theory. It does already support a silly Facebook Messenger feature, stickers, which you won't get in Windows Phone's Messaging app or Skype. VK Rated 2 out of 5 stars. Olacabs Rated 3 out of 5 stars. Uber Rated 2. Zalo Rated 3.
DB Navigator Rated 3. Paytm Rated 4 out of 5 stars. Flipkart Rated 4 out of 5 stars. What's new in this version Upload and send new file types with the latest desktop app update. Features Get notifications so you never miss a message See when you have messages waiting for you with a live tile Send photos, videos, GIFs and more Bring your conversations to life with stickers Know when people have seen your messages Create groups for the people you message most—name them and set group photos Forward messages or photos to people who weren't in the conversation Search for people and groups to quickly get back to them.
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Category Social. This app can Use your location Use your webcam Use your microphone Generate code dynamically Access your Internet connection Use your contacts Use your pictures library Use your video library. Permissions info. Installation Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices. This product needs to be installed on your internal hard drive.
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