With the internet becoming the new way to communicate and VoIP and data services becoming the way that consumers choose to communicate. More and more people are falling in love with texing and apps like Facebook Messenger simulate that style of communication via the web.Facebook is reported to be working on a new project which they named “Orca“, this is said to merge SMS and Facebook chat. Once Ocra is integrated into Facebook Messenger, users will be able to text anyone in the world for free.
Reports have been received from iPhoneItalia from an inside source that Facebook has plans to expand the messaging platform by enabling users to text within Facebook chat.
Loosely translated via Google:
“Orca” was the code name used in the project environments Facebook will soon be integrated into Messenger and Facebook allow users to social networks known to the world of free text messages to any telephone number (for now, we Reportedly, the service seems to be unsupported by the operator H3G) and also to friends, relatives or colleagues who are not registered on Facebook. The number will be used to send its own number of Facebook, not the phone number of the sender.”
Visit fb.me/sms right now to fine that there an existing page for receiving texts.
This shows that Facebook is indeed getting ready to implement SMS into its chat system. iPhoneItalia adds that this app should be available for Android devices also.