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Facebook Messenger for Android Updated with Chat Heads

Facebook Messenger for Android just got an update today, bringing in the “Chat Heads” feature from Facebook Home (which is also supposed to be released sometime today).

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Yup, you can now see your facebook friend’s heads float around your screen when they message you, like little notifications that you can tap to open and reply, or move around the screen. To remove a chat head, just press, hold and toss it to the bottom of the screen:

[quote_simple]What’s in this version:
- Keep chatting even when you’re using other apps. Just tap the chat head to reply, drag down to close.
- Bug fixes.[/quote_simple]

If you find chat heads annoying, you can also turn them off so that they dont pop up when you’re using other apps. Just FYI, the official Facebook App for Android also got an update today to bring along various bug fixes, but we’re still waiting on Facebook Home being released on the Google Play Store.

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