Brand-new design

Facebook Messenger got a major makeover in the most recent update, with a colorful and minimal design. Read full review
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4 stars
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Get chatty

The theme continues in the conversation view, which now has a flat design and bright blue accents. Here is where you can send and receive messages and attach other media. Read full review
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4 stars
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Multimedia chat

Reply in conversation with text, photos, voice, stickers, or emoji. Unfortunately, though, there's no video calling. Read full review
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4 stars
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Image search

The integrated image search lets you scour the Web for an image to use in your conversation. Read full review
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4 stars
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Stickers

Stickers are free animated and still pictures of cats, smiley faces, and even characters from current animated movies. You can download as many free sticker packs as you want from the store in the app. Read full review
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4 stars
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They're everywhere

No matter what you're doing on your device, Chat Heads will pop up (if enabled) as soon as you receive an incoming message. This makes it easy to quickly reply and get back to what you were doing previously. Read full review
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4 stars
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Chat Heads overlay

Tap on a Chat Head to bring up a minimal window for your conversation, where you can send your reply. Read full review
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Active friends

You can see who's online to chat right now in the Active friends list. Read full review
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