After Facebook acquired WhatsApp, many wondered what could happen to the existing Facebook Messenger. Well although Messenger still has to prove itself useful, Facebook updated its app on Thursday with a major new feature – users can now make free voice calls to their Facebook friends.
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With the update, you will now see a small phone icon next to your contacts’ names in Facebook Messenger. Simply tap this icon to make a voice call. Of course calls can only be made when both users have access to wifi or a data connection.
Do you think Facebook Messenger could become your number 1 platform for messages and voice calls?
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