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Difference between Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp Messenger
  • Last Updated : 28 Jul, 2020

1. WhatsApp Messenger :
WhatsApp Messenger, or simply WhatsApp, is a cross-platform messaging service owned by Facebook, Inc. It allows users to send text messages, voice messages, make voice calls, video calls, share images, documents, user locations, and other media.

2. Facebook Messenger :
Facebook Messenger is an American messaging app and platform developed by Facebook. It allows Users to send messages, exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio, and files,react to other users’ messages and interact with bots, supports voice and video calling.

Difference between WhatsApp Messenger and Facebook Messenger :

WhatsAppFacebook Messenger
It is owned by Facebook, Inc.It is also owned by Facebook, Inc.
It was launched on 3rd May, 2009.It was launched on 9th Aug 2011.
Whatsapp does not require a username and password to log inFacebook Messenger requires a Facebook login to get started.
Whatsapp allows to send up to 30 photos or videos at once.There is no such limit in facebook messenger.
In whatsapp you can share your friend’s contact to your friends.Facebook Messenger does not allow to share contacts.
In Whatsapp, there is an option to see when the person was last online.In Facebook, Messenger you cannot see it.
You can set your status through whatsapp.You can not set your status through Facebook Messenger.
Whatsapp allows to send documents using the app.Facebook Messenger does not allow so.
You need a sim card to log in.In Facebook Messenger you do not need a SIM card to log in.
Whatsapp messenger has end-to-end encryption.Facebook Messenger does not have end-to-end encryption.
Whatsapp messenger does not have a facebook sign in option.Facebook Messenger has a facebook sign in option.

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