Microsoft, Google, Skype and Yahoo have been enjoying the success with their online chat messengers, but now they have got one more strong competitor. Facebook, the largest social network in the world, has decided to enter into the business of instant messaging.
Facebook team has done the necessary work on its instant messenger, and they have started to allow access to the limited no. of test groups. Here’s the first look of your new Facebook Messenger -
It looks very simple and easy to use, though we haven’t tested yet. Facebook team has also included some extra features in this messenger, which include Ticker and Quick Notification System.
- Chat and message with your friends on Facebook
- See the latest updates from your friends in ticker
- Get quick notifications about what’s going on
Now, there is no doubt that this is going to be a huge hit in the desktop and laptop users. With more than 18 million daily active users, Facebook’s new IM will definitely get great support from the people. Recently, Facebook launched messenger apps for different mobile phone platforms, which pretty much confirms that they have big plans as far as instant messaging is concerned.
At this moment, Facebook’s messenger only works on Microsoft’s Windows 7 OS. But there is no need to worry, because it will also be available for Mac and other platforms once it is released for public use.
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