FaceBook messenger version 1.5 has been launched by social networking giant FaceBook. There are some new features as well as improvements in the new version in addition to support for BlackBerry smartphones. Now the messenger is more complete in the sense that it is available for majority of smartphones. So whether you use an Android smartphone, a BlackBerry, or an Apple device, you can grab the respective versions of FaceBook messenger on app markets of RIM, Apple, and Google.
The new version is undoubtedly better than the earlier one as it has better support for iOS5 and support for BlackBerry which was not there in earlier version. Following are standout features of the new Facebook messenger 1.5.
- Support for iOS5
- Much more than just texting as user now gets to see who of his contacts are online
- Contacts on mobiles also known
- The user knows when one of his contacts is typing a message for him
- Easier and faster method of typing for members on your chat list with whom you chat most often
- New support for 12 more languages
- Enhancements in performance
If you happen to be an iPhone user, this new FaceBook messenger v1.5 is available to you for free from iTunes app store. One great feature is that when you have to type a message, all contacts that are frequently talked with are kept at the top making it easier for you to stay in touch with friends that matter the most.
It must known to users that the first version of FaceBook messenger was launched just about 2 months ago, and the fact that a new version has come out in such a short time period shows how excited users are and how much the app is being downloaded and being used by people owning smartphones. Now you can receive and send real time messages as you do on your laptop and PC using an IM client like Gtalk and others.
FaceBook messenger v1.5 is the first standalone app from the company though it is very much possible for this app to be merged later with the main faceBook app later on.