Facebook Set to Launch Public Messenger Chat Rooms

Integrated within the Messenger app.

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Facebook is rolling out a new feature for its Messenger app — a public group chat forum functionality called Messenger Rooms. It’s currently available on Android devices in Australia and Canada, with no word yet on when it will roll out to the rest of the world. Messenger Rooms features chats that are centered around any topic, and anyone can join them — even if you aren’t Facebook friends. The social network company had attempted a similar function back in 2014 with Rooms, but that effort was unsuccessful. Hopefully integration within the already-popular Messenger app will help. Will you be using Messenger Rooms?

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