After allowing users from the selected areas of U.S, Canada, Venezuela and Peru, Facebook has globally allowed its users to use its Facebook Messenger app without signing in through a Facebook account.

Facebook nonetheless suggests the customers to sign up with their social account as this enables them to proceed a dialog throughout numerous units.

Anyone in the world can use the service without having a Facebook account, by logging in using their full name and phone number. But still there are users who are not willing to use their Facebook account hence in the June earlier this year the company decided to separate the messenger. They will also not be able to migrate conversations between devices, such as from a phone to a tablet.

“For those who have Facebook accounts, there are many benefits to using your Facebook credentials when signing up for Messenger”.

The hugely popular Chinese messaging app, WeChat, run by internet portal Tencent, offers a similar payment service in the “Middle Kingdom”.

In the month of March it announced the facility to send the payments right from user’s chats and also to integrate the apps in messaging.

Messenger and WhatsApp share similar features but are marketed separately.