Facebook Messenger for Android and iPhone update brings Group chats and more

Facebook Messenger for Android and iPhone has just received an update, which brings a number of new features.


The new update brings the much wanted Groups feature. You can now start a new group chat with your friends, you have the to ability name the group. Another new feature from the update is the ability to forward a message. You are already acquainted to this feature on WhatsApp and other instant messengers and even texts. You can forward a message from one conversation to a friend of yours. As with all the updates, this one also brings improvements and bug fixes to the app.

Check out the official changelog:

  • Groups: Now you can create groups for the people you message most. Name them, set group photos and keep them all in one place
  • Forwarding: Want to send a message or photo to someone who isn’t in the conversation? Just tap to forward it on
  • Plus, continued improvements to make the app faster and more reliable.

Facebook has been gradually improving its Messenger app, it recently brought the voice calling feature for users in India. You can hit the link below and update the Facebook Messenger app for Android and iPhone. Do tell us how you like the new update?

Facebook Messenger – Apple iTunes
Facebook Messenger – Google Play Store