Facebook Messenger – Things You Might Not Know About

Practically just about everyone who is online everyday has a Facebook account, and with it they also use Facebook Messenger as their main chatting platform. Just recently, the messaging application has surpassed one billion users, and it now makes a name for itself as one of the world’s top three apps after just two years since it was split from the main Facebook app. However, there are some hidden tricks located within the application that you might not know about.

Facebook Messenger - Things You Might Not Know About

Hidden Tricks That You Might Not Know About in Facebook Messenger

First of all, Facebook Messenger is widely known as a mobile application, but did you know that there’s a desktop version of it as well? Just head on to your favorite browser and type in messenger.com within the address bar. In here, just log in with either your email address or phone number, along with your password for Facebook, and you can now chat using the desktop version of the popular messaging app. The user-interface is almost the same as that of the mobile version.

Aside from using the desktop version of Facebook Messenger, the application is primarily used to chat with other people by sending text messages across the Internet. However, you might have skipped on the fact that you can also make voice and video calls with as well. And the best part is that it’s all free. You can make voice and video calls as long as your device is connected to the Internet. All you have to do is to tap on the phone icon within a chat room to start.

Did you know that you can even use the Messenger app without linking your Facebook account? To access the application without connecting your Facebook account, go to the desktop version of the application and then sign in with your phone number instead of your Facebook credentials.

Tired of typing on the keyboard all the time? Then why not send an audio recorded message to your Facebook friends instead? To do this, tap on the microphone icon within a chat room and then hold on to the big button that appears to record your message. However, do take note that once you release your finger on the button the recording will automatically stop.

There are other secrets hidden away within Facebook Messenger, such as letting users play games with each other even while chatting it up inside a chat room. What’s your favorite secret within the popular messaging app?


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