Facebook Expands Free Calling to Main iOS App
Facebook offered an update to users of its iOS app today that adds free VoIP calling to other Facebook users in the U.S. and Canada. Facebook added free VoIP calling to its separate Messenger app earlier this year. Today's update ports that feature to the main Facebook app for iOS devices. In addition to the VoIP calling feature, the app makes several changes to the button layout to make sharing and liking posts a little bit easier. The update is free to download from the App Store.
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Facebook Messenger Adds Video Clip Feature
Facebook has pushed out an update to its Messenger application for both Android and iOS and added several new features. The most significant new feature is the ability to record and send 15-second video clips to other Facebook users from within the app itself.
Facebook Adds Holiday Cheer to Messenger
Facebook today gave Messenger users access to new holiday-themed stickers and photo tools. A minor update to Messenger for both Android and iOS devices adds new sticker packs, snow globe chat heads, and a New Year's Eve selfie frame.
Facebook Messenger Expands to Apple Watch
Apple Watch owners can now read their incoming Facebook Messenger messages on their wearable. A recent update to the iOS app adds compatibility with Apple's smartwatch.
Facebook Enables Group Calls from Messenger
Facebook today said group calling is now available within its Messenger app. Users around the globe can call any group by tapping on the phone icon in the conversation thread.