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Instantly reach the people in your life—for free. Messenger is just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan).
Category Price Seller Device
Social Networking Free Facebook, Inc. iPhone, iPad, iPod

Not just for Facebook friends: Message people in your phone book and just enter a phone number to add a new contact.

Group chats: Create groups for the people you message most. Name them, set group photos and keep them all in one place.

Photos and videos: Shoot videos and snap selfies or other photos right from the app and send them with one tap.

Free calls: Talk as long as you want, even with people in other countries. (Calls are free over Wi-Fi. Otherwise, standard data charges apply.)

Even more ways to message:
Bring your conversations to life with stickers.
Preview your camera roll photos and videos without leaving the conversation--then choose the perfect ones to send.
Record voice messages when you have more to say.

Extra features:
Know when people have seen your messages.
Forward messages or photos to people who weren't in the conversation.
Search for people and groups to quickly get back to them.
Turn on location to let people know when you're nearby.
See who's available on Messenger and who's active on Facebook.
Turn off notifications when you're working, sleeping or just need a break.
Stay logged in so you never miss a message.

Reviews

Unnecessary app that bugs me about notifications every time I open it
ZoeHikaru

It would be one thing if the app was optional for viewing messages, but the fact that I'm now forced to download an app just to open messages is so asinine that I felt compelled to give this abomination of an app one star. Furthermore, EVERY time I open the app, even when it’s already running, it bugs me to enable notifications. Why is “no” not an acceptable answer? How many times do I need to say this before the app takes me seriously? It’s installed temporarily due to a friend’s phone malfunctioning but I can’t wait to be rid of it again.


Rightfully Annoying!
Zai Sounds

I Hate Messenger 100,000% more than mosquitos.


Mad
Dadream Chaser

Why my messenger sound don’t work they can’t hear me but I can hear them


( Messnager log out button NOW !)
By coolCat and bunny

PLEASE MAKE MESSANGER LOG OUT IM TIRED OF THAT NOT HAPPENING LIKE CAN YU HUST HAVE A SIGN OUT ANS SIGN IN BUTTON . SHEEESH??!?!??!!


Notifications
Mac156

Stop the ever present nagging about allowing notifications. If a user declines, then the app should respect that. Frustratingly bad UX decision.


Hate it!
ephill13

Can not stand all the chain messages and buggy links. So ridiculous. Now all the marketing and emails showing in contacts. Spent hours going through and deleting them. Don’t do business with them and don’t need them appearing-especially when I’ve no allowed access to contacts through Facebook, messenger, or email apps to have access. What a nosey world we live in. Also, when I set messenger to inactive why to you have to alert everyone that I still am and what time? You have secret messages why not secret activity?


Phone call problems
Faithfull.nigga100

Messenger drops calls whenever u talk to ur boyfriend/girlfriend so be warned their probably hearing our phone calls #RelationshipGang


Facebook really messed up with Messenger
Morgan Jo

I HATE that I can’t use Facebook messaging without the messenger app. It is cluttered, annoying and a complete waste of space on my phone to have an additional useless app. This app is like an annoying 2 year old asking ‘are we there yet?’ when it asks ‘do you want notifications?’. It shows notifications to make you turn on notifications. I literally download it to look at a message and then uninstall after I’ve replied. Makes me like Facebook even less.


Brand new iPhone 8 Plus
rrw774

Only this app keeps crashing no matter how many times I uninstall and reinstall. POS FB App. Oh and it did the same on my iPhone 6S Plus