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Facebook Messenger

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Facebook Messenger review: 37 facts and highlights

Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger

Why is Facebook Messenger better than the average?

  • Higher rating on Google Play
    4.2vs4.14
  • smaller application size (Android app)
    10.46MBvs11.51MB
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4.5vs3.84
  • more languages supported
    30vs14.69

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General info

1.Free application
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

2.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.

3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

4. smaller application size (Android app)

10.46MB

The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.

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3MB

5. smaller app size (iOS app)

33MB

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

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You & Me

0.2MB

6.Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.

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Users

1.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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Threema

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2. more estimated monthly users

130m

With more users it is likely that more people you know will use the app too.

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Snapchat

4500m

3.Higher rating on Google Play

4.2

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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InstaMessage

4.5

4.Is a social network
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It is a social network, which has features such as commenting and tagging. This means you can share content quickly and easily and engage with a community.

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Contacts

1.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.

2.Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

3.Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.

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Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.

2.Has “message seen” notification
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You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.

3.Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.

4.You can send your location
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Send a stamp to someone showing your current location. This saves a lot of messing around with directions.

5.You can switch off notifications
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You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.

6.You can stay invisible
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You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.

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Content sharing

1.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

2.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

3.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.

4.Has a media gallery
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A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.

5.Has fun stickers
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Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.

6.You can send picture messages
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You can send picture messages, such as photos or drawings, with the app.

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Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
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The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.

2.Has Facebook sign-in option
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Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.

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