Facebook Messenger is a dedicated chat client for Facebook, but in addition to text chat it also allows you to call your friends for free. At the moment it is available for download from the App Store for $2.99, but it may not be long before Facebook shuts it down.

Main features:

  • Chat with Facebook friends from your iPhone/iPod Touch
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Get replies instantly with Apple Push Notifications
  • Make free VoIP calls to Facebook friends on desktop or iPhone/iPod Touch
  • Easily send photos from your album or camera
  • Keep track of all your chats and calls with message history
  • View your friend’s Wall in the embedded browser without leaving the app

Other cool features:

  • Sound Notifications can be turned on or off
  • Emoticons
  • Full Multi-tasking support

Facebook Messenger is created by Crisp App, and the app works between iPhone and iPod Touch devices, and between your iOS device and the web.

(via IDG News)