Facebook just announced a new Application for mobiles which will be dedicated to Facebook messaging only. It will be a messenger like Yahoo or GTalk for mobile. The new application will allow you to send message to a Facebook friend or a normal contact directly without long procedure of searching for a friend, then opening his/her profile and clicking on compose message. This new application will show all the friends and conversation and all you have do is to click on the name of your friend and send him a message.
1. Direct Messaging:
You can send direct message to your friends on their mobile phone doesn’t matter if they are on Facebook or not. This feature will either use notifications or your phone texts to deliver a message.
2. Faster group Messaging:
You can create a group and send messages to all of them with just a single click. This will obviously save time and will be an efficient way of communicating.
3. Share location:
You can share location with people you are messaging. But this feature isn’t compulsory, you can turn off your location anytime you want to.
4. Share photos:
You can also share photos instantly with people you are messaging. You will get this option of sharing photos with the application itself.
This “Messenger for Mobile” will be available for Apple and Android phone only in the beginning however they might launch it for other platforms later.
This messenger for your Apple and Android phone will be available from today. You can search for them in your app store. If it’s not yet available, you can check out this link.
(via Facebook’s official blog.)