Facebook Messenger is Now a Standalone Web Based App
I am sure that in a very short period of time Facebook will a billion strong family. That is not just another statement because nearly all of us are actively using social media platforms and Facebook comes on top of that list.
With the advent of smartphones, the social media giant found the need to launch a standalone app for the messaging service they offered through the basic website and app. This gave birth to the Facebook Messenger which is a whole new platform in itself that people use to get connected with their friends.
They went from web to mobile, separated the messenger there and now they have brought the messenger separately on the web. Yes, Facebook Messenger is now a standalone web based app!
So what does it offer you? Well, apart from the identical visual experience as it does on the phone, it give you a bunch of other identical features. Here’s a rundown on them:
- Know when messages are delivered and seen
- Make high-definition calls anywhere in the world for free
- Send photos and videos instantly
- Say it better with stickers
- Say, sing or shout your messages
- Send money securely and easily
- Start group chats with your favorite people
As you would expect, Facebook is trying to make sure that no matter what platform you are on, you get identical experiences for their services. Obviously this doesn’t mean that the main site won’t let you message, but if you are one of those guys whoo use the website for chatting mostly, this is where you want to be.