Instantly share videos and 'big likes' in latest Facebook Messenger update

Facebook Messenger

Facebook has rolled out another update for its Messenger app on iOS. The social network has implemented instant video sharing and the ability to send 'big likes' to friends in the conversation, just in case you happen to really like something. This latest update brings the app up to version 6.0, with 5.0 introducing the sending of video, alongside enhancements to photo sharing and more.

The new video sharing feature brings the Messenger app in line with what Snapchat offers. It's now possible to shoot and play 15-second video messages from the camera straight into the conversation. Why communicate via text when video is available? It's also designed with the selfie in mind. The camera will default to the front-facing shooter, but it's also possible to record some footage with the main camera.

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Rich Edmonds

Rich is UK Editor for Windows Phone Central but you'll see him on iMore and everywhere else on Mobile Nations as part of the Newsroom team!

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rdstryr says:

If by "big likes" you mean the giant thumbs up, that's been there for a while.

luimende says:

Yes it is. Is this the big snapchat like app they were talking about last week?

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Layal Sabri says:

Now we know how to share photo on messenger,, can you tell us how to remove it from the shared photo tab after deleting it??? It's there for more than 6 months now and never gone

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