Facebook Messenger now supports Android Wear

Facebook Messenger now supports Android Wear
Developers are jumping on Android Wear with astonishing speed, given that there are only two Android Wear devices on the market right now, and only about 27% of Android smartphones can take advantage of Android Wear (which requires Android 4.3 or higher.) The latest app to be updated to support Android Wear is Facebook Messenger.

Previously, Messenger notifications on your smartwatch had been generic, but now you can reply to a message (including dictation), like a message, or mute notifications directly from your watch. The update for Facebook Messenger seems to be made for Android Wear, but the additions will come through for everyone, regardless of if you have yourself a Google smartwatch. This means that even if you don't have a smartwatch, you can expand the Messenger notification in your notification tray on your phone and get those same options, which is pretty nice. 

And, no app update would be complete without the ubiquitous performance and reliability updates. So, the app should be faster and more reliable, but there is no guarantee you'll actually notice a difference there. 

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5 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Go away FB, just go away.

2. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I use Facebook for Xiaomi sales announcement

3. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Insane.... Phone display started small, and then gradually grew in size. Once upon a time, smaller phones ones were seen as trendy. Nowadays, the phone size have become ridiculous. Similarly, I see the android wear starting small and then, they would gradually grow to accommodate the typing etc..

4. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Voice operated. No need to type.

5. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

I dont like Facebook Messenger, thanks.

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