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Facebook launches standalone Messenger desktop app

April 2, 2020

Facebook today debuted a new Messenger app for desktop and PC, presumably in an attempt to get in on the massive new demand for good voice chat apps.

The new app syncs calls across devices, boasts unlimited free video and group calls, and supports GIFs and notifications. It also comes in Dark Mode if you’re a charcoal palette junkie like myself.

According to Stan Chudnovsky, Messenger VP, the company’s seen “more than a 100% increase in people using their desktop browser for audio and video calling on Messenger.”

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