In addition to the features of phone calls over the internet , quoted from Android Authority ( 03/04/2014 ) , some other updates that included , among others, is Facebook Groups feature , through a feature that users can now make a conversation with multiple user groups .
Forwarding features are also provided . Like a SMS message or e - mail , the user can continue the conversation or photos to other users who are not involved in the conversation .
Facebook also provides a shortcut to a particular conversation . These shortcuts can be placed on the home screen so that the user can access a particular conversation more quickly .
Latest updates the Facebook Messenger can be downloaded through the Google Play Store .
With the ability to call over an Internet connection , then now could compete with Facebook Messenger instant messaging service BlackBerry Messenger ( BBM ) .
Feature phone calls over an Internet connection is also being prepared by WhatsApp , as revealed by the CEO in January Koum at MWC 2014 in February. Features in this WhatsApp promised more bandwidth -efficient . (see also: pakan burung cendet)
Facebook itself is still embarrassed to say how many of his Messenger users . The latest data released in September 2012 Facebook was then : an active user of instant messaging services reached 56.7 million per month , 32.3 million of them are using the Android platform .
However , in January 2014 ago , Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook Messenger when the number of users has increased 70 percent in the last three months . As such , Facebook Messenger is estimated to have at least 50 to 75 million active users per month .