Facebook launches Messenger for the Web with a standalone browser version

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Facebook is putting that Messenger.com domain to good use: The social network just launched a Messenger client on the Web that separates it from the Facebook.com homepage. With Messenger.com, Facebook is clearly gearing users up for its upcoming Messenger Business integration, in which users can chat directly with companies about product questions, purchase updates and shipment tracking. In our quick run-through, it doesn’t appear the third-party app integrations announced at F8 are available just yet. For example, if you want to share Giphy content straight from Web FB Messenger, you’ll have to resort to doing it the old-fashioned way: Copy and pasting a link, or uploading the…This story continues at The Next Web from The Next Web » Social Media http://ift.tt/1Dl21eI

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