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Facebook Messenger Desktop App Launches


Facebook Messenger desktop app has launched for Windows and macOS. Facebook in an announcement revealed that audio and video messenger calling on a desktop browser has surged by 100% in the past month.

As a response to increased demand, Facebook has launched a Messenger desktop app. There are many advantages of using a Messenger desktop in comparison to using Messenger on Facebook.com in a web browser.

The key highlights of Messenger desktop app are group video calls that enable you to stay in touch with family and friends on a bigger screen in comparison to a smartphone. Also it is easier to connect with people on Messenger if you are connected on Facebook. You don’t need email ids, phone number or sign up procedures for it.

Similarly, with Messenger app downloaded you can easily multitask. You can have the app open while doing other things on your computer. This is something not possible on a smartphone.

Notifications are available on desktop, however you can snooze or mute them if you want. Similarly users can switch between devices without any fear of losing Messenger history.

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All the messenger features we know are available on the app including the Dark Mode and GIFs. You can download messenger for desktop from the Microsoft Store and the Mac App Store.

Nicole Craig

Media coordinator and junior editor at Research Snipers RS-NEWS, I studied mass communication and interested technology business, I have 3 years experience in the media industry.