facebook_logoWe do know that Facebook, the world’s most popular social network at the moment, does offer VoIP calls to users of their app on the iOS platform, but it seems that Christmas has arrived slightly earlier this time around, where Facebook ported their free VoIP calling feature from iOS over to the Android operating system today. This particular tool would enable iOS as well as Android users to be able to perform free VoIP-based calls to other iPhone, or as of now, Android-powered Facebook Messenger users, using either 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity to get the job done.

These calls will be initiated using on-screen controls from within individual Messenger conversation threads, and best of all is, you do not need to update the Facebook Messenger app in order to make use of this feature. Having said that, how many of you would want to take advantage of this feature so that you need not eat into your monthly minutes and plans? It would certainly be ideal if you happen to use this as some sort of pseudo “walkie-talkie” service within the same home.

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