More than just chatting
Sure, you use Messenger to send instant messages, but did you know you can play games and exchange pictures too? You can even send IMs to your friends’ phones.*
*Recipients may be charged a fee by their mobile provider to receive messages.
Make it Personal
Add pictures or short videos of yourself that can change with your mood, let people know what music you’re listening to, and customize the scene in the conversation window.
Your favorite people
Put your favorites on top
Add the people you chat with the most to your list of favorites at the top of your contact list. As soon as they’re ready to chat, you’ll see their profile pictures light up.
Show and tell
Drag photos right into the conversation window and show them off while you’re chatting. You can also let contacts save your photos on their computers.
Updates from contacts
Keep up with what's new
See what your contacts have been up to lately, automatically. The what’s new area gives you a glimpse of any new blogs or photos they’ve posted, new contacts they’ve added, and more.
Send SMS messages
Send mobile text messages
If someone you’re chatting with has to leave their computer, you can still use Messenger to send an SMS text message to their mobile phone.*
*Recipients may be charged a fee by their mobile provider to receive messages