Non-Facebook Users Across The Globe Can Now Sign Up For Messenger

The functionality was launched last month in a few select regions but is now available globally. All users need to do to sign up for Messenger is provide their full name and phone number, much like WhatsApp. Non-Facebook users can even search for people who are on Facebook but who haven’t shared their number with them.

Just last month Facebook started allowing non-Facebook users in to sign up for its Messenger service, but the was limited to US, Canada, Venezuela and Peru.

Messenger non-fb signup

Now, the company has expanded the functionality globally. All users need to do to sign up for Messenger is provide their full name and phone number, much like WhatsApp.

Users will even be able to search for people who are on the social network but might have not shared their numbers with.

The announcement was made by Messenger team member David Marcus on Facebook.

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