Facebook has enabled users without an account to sign up for its Messenger app with a phone number, the social media company said on Wednesday.
If you?re in Canada, the United States, Peru or Venezuela, Facebook is you'll be able to sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account.
With this update, more people can enjoy all the features that are available on Messenger ? including photos, videos, group chats, voice and video calling, stickers and more. All you need is a phone number.
Earlier this year, Facebook opened up Messenger to developers, and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said he wanted to connect users directly with retailers, restaurants and other businesses.
Facebook's social network has 1.4 billion users.