Facebook Comes Out With Its Own Instant Messaging App [Headlines]

Facebook Comes Out With Its Own Instant Messaging App [Headlines]

Facebook's messaging app defies platform-specific chat features like BBM and Apple's iMessage. It can also aggregate email, texts and chat messages. Currently available in the U.S. only.

Caroline Ku
  • 11 august 2011

Facebook is making its move into the mobile instant messaging market with a standalone app for iPhone and Android called Facebook Messenger. It is set to provide competition for platform-specific apps like Research In Motion’s BBM and Apple‘s iMessage, as well as the messaging elements of Google+.

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