Once again, the rumors have been confirmed, because Facebook Messenger really supports reading and sending text messages (SMS) on the Android. Obviously, this is to allow users to use all aspects of their own products to communicate with your friends. In fact, several years ago, Facebook Messenger supports SMS once, but was abandoned because of low utilization rate in 2013. But earlier this year, Facebook and a small group of users for the SMS compatibility testing.
According to David Marcus said Facebook vice president of communications products, this is not just a boring function to achieve, because you can also send video clips, face stickers, sharing geographical location.
SMS integration draws numerous advantages popular applications on the Google Hangouts, etc., but Facebook Messenger features more complete, thanks to its strong third-party integration.
Facebook Messenger from now to the majority of countries and regions launched, but for the time being I do not know iOS version will come when.