Messenger by Facebook, Inc. (Universal)
(1154.6k)
Released: Aug 9, 2011
Version: 287.1
Size: 93 MB
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Ranking - Social Networking (iPhone)

Ranking - Social Networking (iPad)

Messenger

Facebook, Inc.
Be together whenever, with our free* all-in-one communication app, complete with unlimited text, voice, video calling and group video chat features.

NEW! WATCH TOGETHER
Watch videos, tv shows, and movies with your friends over Messenger Video Chat and Rooms when you can't be together. Capture every moment and reaction in real-time.

NEW! CUSTOM REACTIONS
Lost for words? Now you can customize your reactions, with lots more emojis to choose from.

NEW! CHAT THEMES
Choose from fun themes and colors, like Tie-Dye or Love, to make your chats more personal.

GET THE GROUP TOGETHER WITH ROOMS
Send a link to group video chat with anyone, even if they don't have Messenger. Host up to 50 people with no time limits.

FREE VIDEO CALLS TO STAY CONNECTED
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.

UNLIMITED FREE TEXT & PHONE CALLS
Skip exchanging phone numbers and simply send a message to your Facebook friends, even if they’re across the world. Enjoy high-quality voice and text messaging on mobile, tablet, and desktop.

TURN OFF THE LIGHTS IN DARK MODE
Give your eyes some rest with a sleek new look that darkens the colors of the chat interface.

RECORD AND SEND VOICE AND VIDEO MESSAGES
When text just won't cut it, just hit record and send. Say, sing, show, or shout it out loud.

EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH STICKERS, GIFS, AND EMOJIS
Use custom stickers to show your creative side. You can even add effects and filters to video calls.

SEND FILES, PHOTOS, AND VIDEOS
There’s no limit to the number of files you want to share with your friends.

PLAN AND MAKE IT HAPPEN
Make plans to get together with polls and more. Suggest a meeting spot or tell friends where you are by sharing your location with just a few taps.

SEND MONEY SECURELY AND EASILY (within US only)
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).

CHAT WITH BUSINESSES
Easily connect with your favorite businesses to make reservations, get customer support, find deals and more.

COMPATIBLE ACROSS PLATFORMS
Chat with friends across an array of devices, like desktop, Portal, and others.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

LEARN MORE about Messenger texting and group video chat at: http://messenger.com (http://messenger.com/)
* Data rates apply

What's new in version 287.1
New! on Messenger:

A new look and more ways to connect with friends.
Watch videos together with friends over Messenger video chat.
React using any emoji with Custom Reactions.
Customize your chats with fun themes and colors, like Tie Dye or Halloween.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • + Messenger is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Messenger is currently ranked #2 in free Social Networking apps for iPhone, as well as #1 in free Social Networking apps for iPad.
  • + It is also the 8th most popular free iPhone app, as well as the 24th most popular free iPad app (all categories combined).
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