1. Keep your friends and family close with unlimited live video chatting.Host group video calls with up to 8 people, with high-quality audio, high definition video, and interactive video features like face filters.
2. Be together whenever, with our free* all-in-one communication app, complete with unlimited text, voice, video calling and group video chat features.
3. Watch videos, tv shows, and movies with your friends over Messenger Video Chat and Rooms when you can't be together.
4. Send and receive money securely and easily with friends and family right in the app by adding your debit card, PayPal account or reloadable prepaid card (single-source cards eligible for sending money only).
Facebook messenger need to pickup the pace
Facebook messenger is seriously lacking behind with simple and small functions that can make it great. Facebook has friends that we do not want to share our phone numbers with to be able to communicate on other great and easy to converse instant messaging apps. One of those function is to be able to reply directly to a particular message. So difficult to handle conversation on Facebook as it doesn’t allow for different topics to be discussed concurrently just with a reply functionality. Most times when you go back to an old discussion during a new one the whole thing becomes confusing and then takes longer to type and clarify things with who you are chatting with. I can have a discussion in 3 mins on other apps and that same conversation would take me 10 mins on Facebook messenger. This is because you talk about one topic finish it up properly and start the next one again. When you can talk about both same time just directly replying to the exact thing you getting back at. Please fix this because it’s getting boring chatting on Facebook messenger. If you can smile to a message thumb up and other things why can’t we reply? Thank you.
An anonymity switch
In general terms I am content with messenger. I mainly use it to have individual contact with someone and where I can leave personal information, like phone number, address, and the like. I realize I could use email for that, but it requires leaving the app and going into another part of the computer. (I am not a techy, so I don’t know the right words for things, but I hope you get it.). The one thing I lack on a daily basis, or wish I had the option to do, is get on messenger without the whole world seeing I am on at that moment. As soon as I open messenger I get messages and while I am grateful for the friends, I would really like to just have time to read my messages and respond without being seen until I am ready. This would be a HUGE IMPROVEMENT on this site! Thanks for taking this under advisement. I’m sure there are others that feel the same way!
Messaging is Good, Calling Isn’t
The messaging with FB friends is pretty good. I like that you can customize individual chats and I enjoy the sound effects in the app. It’s a really good way to stay in touch with far away friends & family. I don’t always get notifications when I receive a new message though. I’m not a fan of the call/video chat feature. Calls are often dropped, the sound/call quality is awful. Video chat is really choppy. A lot of the video calls are spent “connecting” so all you see is a black screen , but at least you can still talk to the other person while this is going on. This app isn’t too bad , it works better than the Facebook app itself in my opinion. It’s a good way to stay connected and talking to old friends. I recommend using it if you got Facebook.