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Friday, 26 Jun 2015

Facebook allows sign up of Messenger for users without a Facebook account

Facebook allows sign up of Messenger for users without a Facebook account

Starting today, people in the U.S, Canada, Peru and Venezuela can sign up for Facebook Messenger even if they do not have an account with the social network.

Monday, 15 Jun 2015

Facebook Messenger now boasts over 700 million monthly active users

Facebook Messenger now boasts over 700 million monthly active users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed during the company's annual investor meeting last week that its Messenger app now has over 700 million monthly active users.

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015

Facebook adds video calling to Messenger

Facebook adds video calling to Messenger

Facebook has rolled out video calling for its Messenger platform in select countries, with support in other regions to follow in the coming months.

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Facebook announces new Messenger Platform centered on content and businesses

Facebook announces new Messenger Platform centered on content and businesses

Facebook has introduced its new Messenger as a platform that will integrate third-party content and apps from developers. The new Messenger Platform will provide a richer chatting experience for Messenger users, and will also provide a streamlined and intuitive channel for businesses and customers to communicate.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook is currently testing a new update to its Messenger app for Android, that's designed to distance itself from Facebook's main application. Improvements to the app have also been made to let it send and receive messages faster.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

Google Might be Working on New Messaging Platform

Google Might be Working on New Messaging Platform

There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer that shows a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.

Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012

Updated Facebook Messenger App for Android Removes Need for Facebook Account

Updated Facebook Messenger App for Android Removes Need for Facebook Account

Android users can now simply key in their name and phone numbers to use Facebook's updated messenger app. They're no longer required to log in with a Facebook account, which means users without Facebook accounts are also able sign up for the free messaging service.

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