Facebook® releases messenger app for Windows® 7
The social networking giant, Facebook has officially released Facebook Messenger for Windows. It is a standalone app, which will let users to instantly message (IM) their friends via Windows 7 operating system.
”You should be able to stay in touch anytime, no matter what you’re doing,” a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement. “So today we’re introducing Messenger, a new app that brings Facebook to your desktop.”
Facebook messenger was released earlier in December 2011, but that was not an official release. The current version is 2.0.4430.0 and it is an official release. The application, which requires Windows 7, provides access to three main Facebook features: Facebook Chat, the new Ticker feed, and Notifications.
Here’s how Facebook explains it:
• Chat with your friends while you do other work on your PC. View and respond to chats right from your desktop. You don’t have to click away to stay connected.
• Get instant notifications. Find out about latest comments, photo tags and more the moment they come in.
• View what’s going on anytime. Keep yourself up-to-date with an active stream of posts and activity from your friends. Just click to leave a comment or see more.
Click here to download the desktop client on your Windows 7-based computer system.