Facebook has been working on a new Facebook Messenger app for the desktop, and after a number of updates in the store, the new app is now available to all Facebook Messenger Beta users, reports ALumia.

The new app dumps the OSMeta framework and is subsequently 100 MB smaller than the old version. It also only supports 64 bit processors and has a new icon.

Other new features include:

  • Ability to permanently delete sent messages
  • Introduction of new themes (dark theme, grey theme)
  • Ability to send files
  • Full-screen mode
  • Ability to hide chats
  • New icon
  • Updated emoticons

ALumia demonstrated the updated app in their video here:

Find the beta app in the Store here.

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