Facebook enables free voice calling for Android users in the US

By Jos ยท 9 replies
Apr 19, 2013
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  1. Facebook has rolled out an update to its Messenger app for Android that will allow users of the social network to start free voice and video calls with friends over a Wi-Fi or data connection. The free calling service launched...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,875   +1,206

    Who are they kidding... everyone who'e glued to facebook doesn't actually speak with their friends anymore.
  3. Probaly recording, saving and selling conversations.
  4. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,426   +112

    Let's not forget the ads, but if your on Chrome use BLOCKER plugin. There is 3 line of code to get ride of the frame to the right side in FB on Chrome. This only works in Chrome. On Android device you use Adfree but the tablet or smarphone needs to be rooted.
  5. Ravik

    Ravik TS Rookie Posts: 44   +8

    "In your recent phone conversation you mentioned 'Adam West'...would you like to send him a personalized friend invitation?" - YES / NO
    treetops likes this.
  6. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,366   +67

    I don't see why this is useful because on smartphones many or most people have unlimited talk and limited data. Tmobile for one has unlimited talk and only 500M data at full speed for $50. Does anyone know of any unlimited data plans, or even those sold seperately?
  7. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 571   +113

    If I recall correctly, Virgin Mobile has a $50 plan that is unlimited talk, text, and data.
  8. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,044   +206

    To bad you can't just buy unlimitted data on a phone and hook yourself up with talk\text apps.
  9. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    No thanks. I don't want Facebook data mining my phone calls too.
  10. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    Wow what a revolutionary new feature. So Apple-like.

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