75points

Facebook Messenger

54points

iMessage

Facebook Messenger
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52 facts in comparison

Facebook Messenger vs iMessage

Facebook Messenger
iMessage
75
points
Facebook Messenger
54
points
iMessage

Why is Facebook Messenger better than iMessage?

  • Can be personalised
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  • Send audio voice clips
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  • Has two-way video chat
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  • Is compatible with Android
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  • Contact any app user
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  • Has two-way voice chat
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  • Has group video chat
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  • Has favorite contacts
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Why is iMessage better than Facebook Messenger?

  • You can send documents
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  • Has end-to-end encryption
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  • You can send a contact stamp
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  • Receive messages when offline
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  • 4 more languages supported
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  • Drafts are automatically saved
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  • Has SMS inbox integration
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  • The app has a browser built-in
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General info

1.Available on PC
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
2.Free app
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Ad-free
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
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.Can be personalised
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
5.Is compatible with Android
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
6.Tablet-optimised
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iMessage
There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.

Users

1.Is a social network
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
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.
2.Integrates with social networks
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Contacts

1.You can send a contact stamp
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can quickly and conveniently forward a person’s contact details on. This is a lot easier than finding their number and typing it into a message.
2.Has existing contacts integration
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
3.Contact any app user
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.
4.Has favorite contacts
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
2.Has temporary images
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can send an image which is programmed to self destruct after a few seconds. This means you can send something a bit daring, as it will disappear once the person has seen it.
3.Has “message seen” notification
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
4.Send audio voice clips
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
5.Has two-way video chat
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
6.You can stay invisible
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.

Content sharing

1.You can send documents
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can send documents using the app.
2.Syncs to the cloud
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
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.
3.Has search option
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
4.Has image preview
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
5.You can send videos
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
You can send videos with the app.
6.Has fun stickers
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.

Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
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 end-to-end encryption
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
3.Has Facebook sign-in option
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.
4.Doesn’t require account
Facebook Messenger
iMessage
The app doesn't require you to make an account in order to log in and use the app.

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