Published on August 21st, 2016 | by Jacob


Now you can use Facebook Messenger with no Facebook account

Now you can use Facebook Messenger with no Facebook account

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Facebook has announced a major change in policy by opening up its Messenger chat app to people without an account on the social network.

Today’s update means you just need a telephone number to make use of the im, photo discussing, group chat, video and voice calling features.

The shift enables customers to marry their address book on their own phone towards the application, permitting these to uncover buddies already around the application via their contact details, instead of their Facebook account.

The rollout, that is only in america, Canada, Peru and Venezuela initially, may come as Facebook looks to determine Messenger like a standalone platform on its own.

Permitting non-Facebook customers to get on the bandwagon might be essential to that drive because it brings the organization using the likes of WhatsApp (which Facebook is the owner of), Snapchat, Kik as well as solutions like Apple’s iMessage.

Despite ending the requirement for a news feed, profile and all sorts of that jazz, Facebook continues to be selling the advantages of getting a Facebook take into account using Messenger.

Inside a blog publish on Wednesday, the organization authored: “For individuals who’ve Facebook accounts, there are lots of advantages to making use of your Facebook credentials when registering for Messenger.

“People can certainly message using their Facebook buddies and contacts, access their Facebook messages and make the most of multi-device messaging across mobile products, the net and capsules.”

Related: Zuck explains why he forced Messenger on everyone

Is that this the excuse you have been searching for to chop ties together with your Facebook account permanently? Share your ideas within the comments section below.

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One Response to Now you can use Facebook Messenger with no Facebook account

  1. Jamie Andrews says:

    I’m not trying to shrug this off, it’s definitely a design flaw. It’s cheaper aluminium, and though real world use won’t cause the phone to bend, it just shouldn’t be bendable at all. However, I do have to point towards an interesting point this guy on YouTube raised, where he notices that on Jerry’s I1tagram account, he does more lifting, throwing and pushing than a fucking bunch of angry A1enal fa1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxkdLEXDsL0

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