December 21, 2012, 5:33 PM — Here's how you can download the Facebook Messenger app free for your Android device.
1. Go to the Google Play page for the free app Facebook Messenger.
2. Tap the Install button.
Here's a description of Facebook Messenger:
"Facebook Messenger — a faster way to message.
Text your friends for free. Get Facebook Messenger to instantly
reach friends on their smart phones, feature phones or desktop
In addition to sending free texts, you can also:
Message friends and contacts.
- Get started fast ‹ log in with your Facebook account, or just use your
- Send photos, smileys and other emoji
- Get push notifications
Make plans on the go with social messaging features.
- Message a friend or start a group conversation
- Include your location to let friends know you're nearby
Chat and receive SMS messages.
- Swipe left to see who's available to chat
- See your SMS and Facebook messages together in the app ‹ currently only
available on some phones"