If you are a Facebook account holder then your probably may have heard of the Facebook messenger. For those persons who do not know about the Facebook messenger, it simply means that they haven’t made use of the Facebook platform or they do not have a registered Facebook account. Is it that you haven’t had any reason to make use of Facebook or you just don’t want to create or sign up for an account on one of the best social media platforms in the world? Whatever it is, I think it high time you have a rethink of having an account on Facebook.
The Facebook Messenger
What is the Facebook messenger? The Facebook messenger can be seen as an independent Facebook app. Well in general, Facebook messenger is an app. This app is an instant messaging feature that is built into Facebook. Just as I said it is also an app and can be accessed independently. This app was originally launched in 2011. This instant messaging service helps connect users to the Facebook database. This service officially replaced the in-app messaging service on Facebook. This simply means that you can now only send and receive messages via the Facebook messenger app and service.
How To Get The Facebook Messenger App
Getting the Facebook messenger app is easy. This app is free to download. And as a service, it is free to make use of. In order to make use of the service in the Facebook app, you first must have a Facebook registered account in place. If you do not have a registered account on Facebook in place, then you will need to register for one. You can sign up for a Facebook account by visiting www.facebook.com. If on the other hand, you already have an account in place, you can download the Facebook messenger app from most app stores in the world today such as the Google play store, apple app store, the windows phone store, and the blackberry world. You can also get the Facebook messenger app by visiting the official messenger platform at www.messenger.com.
What You Can Do With The Facebook Messenger
The Facebook messenger service an app just as mentioned is an instant messaging tool by Facebook. You can make use of this messaging tool to do most things you can do with a messaging tool. With the messenger, you can;
- Send photos and videos.
- Send a quick selfie.
- Change the main emoji for any conversation.
- Send stickers, GIF,s and emojis.
- Send and receive money.
- Change names of people chatting with you.
- Change the color of message bubbles.
- Make voice and video calls.
These are the things that you can do with the app and service. Note: you cannot make use of the call feature via the messenger website as it is only available via the main Facebook app and the app itself.
The Facebook Messenger App
The messenger app in terms of usage is quite different from the website version. You can only make use of the service via the Facebook app if only you have a registered Facebook account. But on the messenger app, you necessarily do not need a Facebook account. Remember I said that this app is an independent app. Therefore you can decide to set up a separate messenger account. After downloading the messenger app, you will be prompted to log in or continue with your Facebook account. However, you can choose not to by selecting the other option that will enable you to create your very own account. And did I mention that you can play games via this app? Well if I didn’t, here it is. You can play games via the Facebook messenger app.