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Facebook Messenger App Updated With Voice Messages, Testing VoIP Calling in Canada
Facebook will update its Facebook Messenger app later today, adding two significant new voice-related abilities, reports The Next Web. The first will allow Facebook users to record a voice message to send to friends in addition to the standard text and photo messages.
The second is potentially more significant -- though is currently in limited beta testing for Canadian iOS users only. Facebook users will now have the option to make a VoIP phone call from one user to another.
Facebook's efforts create a calling system that can potentially reach its more than 1 billion users, providing a massive competition to other VoIP services like Skype.
Facebook Messenger for the iPhone is a free download from the App Store. [Direct Link]
A previous version of this article said it was the Facebook iOS app that was updated. It is the standalone Facebook Messenger app that gained the new voice features.
Article Link: Facebook Messenger App Updated With Voice Messages, Testing VoIP Calling in Canada
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