Facebook has launched a new stand alone Facebook App for Apple’s iOS devices and Google’s Android platform, called Facebook Messenger, and the app is based on Beluga which Facebook acquired recently.
It looks like Facebook is looking to take on SMS with Facebook Messenger, and it could be a problem for Apple’s new iMessage application which will launch with iOS 5.
Facebook Messenger will let you send instant messages direct to your Facebook friends, and you can send messages to groups of friends and also anyone in your mobile contacts list.
It also comes with a range of location services built in, and you can share photos with your friends through Facebook Messenger, it is available for Android and Apples iOS, and the app is available as a free download.
Source Tech Crunch
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