Facebook released updates to its Messenger and Pages Manager mobile applications, for the iOS and Android versions of the former, with the latter being iOS-only.

Sister blog Inside Facebook had the scoop on the new features and bug fixes for both apps.

For Messenger, available for iOS and Android:

  • Users can share larger photos.
  • Users can delete individual messages from conversations.
  • Users can switch between multiple conversations with in-app notifications.
  • Users can include friends of friends in conversations.
  • Users can see who is available when launching new conversations.
  • The app features a new logo.
  • Loading, navigating, and sending are quicker.
  • Push notifications are more reliable.

And for Pages Manager, available for iOS:

  • Page administrators can view and reply to direct messages on their pages.
  • Page administrators can adjust the frequency of notifications.
  • Page administrators can set which pages they wish to receive push notifications from, or pause notifications overnight.
  • Facebook questions and events are now supported, with page administrators able to see answers to questions and guest lists for events, but not able to create events or post questions.
  • Insights are now available for check-ins and links to pages’ photo albums.

Readers: Have you upgraded your apps yet?

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