Facebook Messenger finally launches on iPad

Above: Facebook Messenger is now optimized for Apple's iPad.

Image Credit: App image via Facebook

Three years after Facebook Messenger’s smartphone debut, the chat app finally has a version optimized for Apple’s iPad.

Today the company rolled out an updated Facebook Messenger, bringing native iPad support to the iOS app. Messenger for iPad has a multi-window interface, which lets you see a list of your conversations and your current chat simultaneously. Like the iPhone app, the iPad version supports stickers and in-app calls.

Messenger has over 200 million users. Facebook wouldn’t disclose whether it’s building a native version of the app for Android tablets.

In April, Facebook ripped the chat feature out of its primary mobile apps in an effort to migrate users over to the Messenger app.

Facebook Messenger for iPad support stickers, like the smartphone version of the app.

Above: Facebook Messenger for iPad support stickers, like the smartphone version of the app.

Image Credit: Facebook
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