Facebook Messenger For Android Receives Hefty Update

Facebook may not have the best reputation for their apps on Android but they’ve plowed full speed ahead and this latest update to Facebook Messenger shows that they’re finally doing things right. Some of the new features included with the update are swiping away individual messages, sharing bigger photos, and better switching between conversations with new in-app notifications. Sounds like something you’ll want to grab, no? I’ve been using it since the update and I can honestly say that Facebook Messenger is staying on my phone as a good companion app to Friendcaster. A first for a Facebook app on my phone. The full changelog is listed below along with a link if you want to go and check it out for yourself.

New Features:

  • Quickly switch between multiple conversations with in-app notifications
  • Include friends of friends in conversations
  • Swipe to delete individual messages from conversations
  • See who’s available when you start a new conversation
  • Share bigger photos, tap for full screen and pinch to zoom

More improvements:

  • Faster app loading, navigating and sending
  • More-reliable push notifications
  • Bug fixes

Droid-Life, Play Store

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