Android App Ratings & Reviews

Facebook Messenger and Facebook apps updated with new features that you will love

by On September 20, 2012

Facebook has just given two of its Android apps, namely Facebook Messenger and its stock mobile app some love by way of updates that bring in new features and functionality. New to Facebook Messenger Android is the ability to send text messages to your contact as if you’re using the messaging app of your Android phone. Take note though that this feature is currently working in selected phones only. So you might want to check the app and update to find out if it’s working for you. The app’s user interface was also given a refresh, making it nicer and more natural to read messages.Text are now being separated by speech bubbles. And you can also now swipe to left to find out who’s online among your Facebook friends. The app is also now faster and more reliable. As for the stock Facebook mobile app, new features include the following:

  • New button in upper right of News Feed quickly shows who’s available to message
  • New design for conversations in Messages
  • When sending messages, see who’s active so you and your friends know how soon to expect a reply
  • Improvements to make the app more secure and reliable, including bug fixes for errors during multi-photo selections, device restarts, and push notifications

Facebook Messenger is available as a free download from Google Play and the stock Facebook app is available as well.

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