Facebook trotted out an update to its Messenger application for iOS and Android devices that lets users deliver brief voice messages to other subscribers, a move that brings the social network equal with Apple’s iMessage service and BlackBerry Messenger. Facebook also said that it will begin testing in Canada an Internet-based voice feature within iOS Messenger that will let users make peer-to-peer calls without using their plan's voice minutes -- although it will gobble up data allowances.

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