Recently, Facebook has launched a new version of its Messenger for iOS. Facebook Messenger 2.0, the company’s only chat app, got better user interface with this update, and also boost in loading speed. FB Messenger 2.0 has official support for iOS 6 and the iPhone 5.
Facebook has introduced some new features in their new version of chat messenger. The conversation view, now uses chat bubbles, which gives the app look of a text messaging app like Apple’s own iMessage, where as the previous version looked more like your email inbox.
Furthermore, the iOS app now shows a list of all your online friends when you swipe to the left. From there, you can now easily pin those friends you talk to the most to the top of your Favourites list.
Despite of addition of new features, there is still one feature that’s missing from the iOS app, that is, the ability to text with your contacts from within Messenger. Only a few Android devices currently support this feature.
New Features in Version 2.0
- New design for conversations
- Improved speed and reliability
- Add friends you message most to the top of your Favorites
- Swipe left anywhere in the app to see who’s online and send a message
- Support for iOS 6 and iPhone 5
- Bug fixes