Facebook Messenger for iOS & Android Gets Voice Messages & Free Calling

Great news to everyone who chats using the Facebook Chat panel on the website or the app on your smartphones!
Facebook Messenger just got updated with some pretty cool features; voice messages and free calling.

Text your friends for free. Get Facebook Messenger to instantly reach friends on their smart phones, feature phones or desktop computers. In addition to sending free texts, you can also:
– Chat with a group
– Send voice messages, photos, smileys and other emoji
– Get push notifications
– Know who’s seen your messages
– Include your location

What’s New in Version 2.1
– Send a quick voice message when you have more to say
– Call friends for free right from Messenger*
– Other improvements and bug fixes

Free calling uses your existing data plan, and will be rolling out over the next few weeks.

The new features get reflected on the Chat panel on the website as well.

Facebook Messenger, iOS: FREE
Facebook Messenger, Android: FREE