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News Bytereceived voice message capabilities earlier this month, a feature that has also been added to the main Facebook app as of Monday.
News ByteThe Verge and confirmed to AllThingsD by a Facebook spokesman. Data rates still apply over 3G and 4G, mind you, but Wi-Fi calling is free in the truest sense. The move comes after a string of updates for Messenger, including voice memo capabilities and the ability to use Messenger without having a Facebook account.
News Bytemoving users to Skype, the Internet calling service it bought a year ago for $8.5 billion. Microsoft said the move will enable broader device support on all platforms for instant messaging, video calls and calls to landlines and mobiles.