iPhone: Calls via Facebook Messenger App, Android and BlackBerry still waiting

Few hours ago, Facebook rolled out a new update to it’s much acclaimed Messenger for iPhone. This latest update grants US based owners to now use Facebook Messenger as a ‘Free’ calling service. Calls can be made via WiFi or a cellular data connection.facebook-phone

This new feature will be recieved favorably by heavy phone users as it will cut down phone costs. In order to place a call, all a user has to do is tap the ‘i’ button next to a contacts name as choose the ‘Free Call’ button.

A  Facebook representative has announced that the social-network firm is currently working on introducing this calling feature for Android and BlackBerry smartphones as well. A calling feature was first implemented in Messenger for Canadian iPhone users and following huge success, was implemented for US users. Facebook has confirmed it is planning to release this exciting feature globally.

According to recent rumors, Facebook had earlier planned to release it’s very own Facebook-branded cell phone, this move however is quite-close to  these speculations.

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About Usman Jafri

A technology-enthusiast who blogs about Android, iOS, Web Media, Mobiles, Windows, Tablets.

Posted on January 17, 2013, in Facebook, Web and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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