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Facebook Messenger update (3 January, 2013)

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by gtbarry, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. gtbarry

    gtbarry Android Expert
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    An updated version of Facebook messenger popped up today. According to the front page of Phandroid:

    "Facebook Messenger is receiving a sizeable update this evening, introducing thumb-happy texters into the world of real voice messaging (that thing you used to use a phone for). Now, jumping into the application and pressing on the

  2. mydian

    mydian Android Expert

    I have not updated the app yet and it already has these permissions.
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  3. gtbarry

    gtbarry Android Expert
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    Correct. I checked and facebook messenger has always had this. I guess I just didn't notice before.

    I just have a general distrust for all things facebook. Since everytime they update the Android facebook app it turns on location settings, etc even though I have always had them turned off.

    For now I have uninstalled the facebook messenger app completely. So, now messages via facebook come in via a standard facebook alert in my notification bar. I can always install it if I find a need for it in the future.
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    CodeMonkey Guest

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