Popular social networking site, Facebook has been working on their messenger app for the Windows platform. The app is in its final stages, already, and Facebook revealed in an official post that they have rolled out the 'trial application' to only a handful of their users for now.

Facebook Messenger app for Windows

Facebook Messenger app for Windows

Facebook's Messenger for Windows application will essentially allow users to use some of Facebook's prime features like chat, ticker updates and notifications, even if they haven't logged onto the Facebook site, but are just surfing around the Internet. What is out now, to a handful of users is the first version of the trial application. Needless to say, even as people begin using the app, Facebook will be adding updates to it and as they do it, there will be incidents of outage, confirms Facebook. 

The post also confirms that updates to the Messenger for Windows application will be automatically installed. Those with Windows 7 on their computer will be able to install the app. Interestingly, the same privacy settings that a user sets for their Facebook profile, will be applicable to the app, too.

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Publish date: November 24, 2011 1:11 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 9:01 pm

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