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mes·sen·ger

(mes'en-jer),
1. That which carries a message.
2. Having message-carrying properties.

messenger

/mes·sen·ger/ (mes´en-jer) an information carrier.
second messenger  any of several classes of intracellular signals acting at or situated within the plasma membrane and translating electrical or chemical messages from the environment into cellular responses.

messenger

1. Pertaining to ribonucleic acid (RNA) that carries the coded information for protein synthesis from the DNA to the site of protein synthesis, the RIBOSOMES.
2. A HORMONE or other effector capable of acting at a distance from its site of production. A second messenger is a hormone, produced within a cell and operating on internal structures, when another hormone acts on the outer cell membrane.
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The main points discussed by the online community are requests by Facebook Messenger to do things on your behalf such as accessing your phone book, texting and calling contacts, recording audio and taking pictures and video.
According to Gemalto, its SIM-based Facebook Messenger enables users to message and chat with their friends straight from the phone interface.
Facebook Messenger is catching up by integrating with third party apps so users can access rich content, send money, make reservations and interact with brands for customer service questions and order tracking.
Apple's flagship tablet, the iPad, was most commonly used for communicating and streaming video, according to the charts, with the top two free downloads on iPad being video-calling service Skype and Facebook Messenger.
While Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are two of the most popular apps, most people use more than one communications app.
Facebook Messenger is widely used for chatting with your Facebook friends, and WhatsApp for communicating with all of your contacts and small groups of people.
It competes with Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat in China, KakaoTalk in South Korea and Line in Japan, as well as Facebook's own application, Facebook Messenger.
Total app use grew by 115% but apps such as LINE, WhatsApp, SnapChat and Facebook Messenger saw a combined 203% growth in use over the past 12 months.
Facebook also said that messaging and chat can be accessed from more than 6,000 mobile phones via Facebook Messenger, Facebook for iOS and Android, Facebook for Every Phone, m.
BOSTON -- The rising use of Facebook on mobile, combined with the company's increasing mobile presence through products such as Facebook Messenger, represents a mid- to long-term threat to operator messaging, but also presents some mutually beneficial opportunities, according to the latest report from the Strategy Analytics Wireless Media Strategies service, "Facebook and Messaging: Threat or Opportunity.
2 percent of the app audience, followed by YouTube (61 percent), Facebook Messenger (60.
Unveiled today in a world premiere at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai - Asia's largest trade fair in the mobile industry (July 15-17, 2015) - ChatSim World is the fastest and most innovative version ofChatSim ,the world's first SIM that lets you chat for free, anywhere and without limits, even without Wi-Fi, with instant messaging apps : WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, WeChat and many other apps available for devices.