Yahoo! has added new feature to its Mobile Web Messenger. According to the company’s blog, Mobile Web Messenger now offers SMS capabilities – one of the most highly sought after features. “This means that in addition to the usual instant messages and emoticons, user can now send text messages from Messenger to their friends’ mobile phones for free.”
The latest version of Mobile Web Messenger will allow users to send SMS for free to their IM friends or to any mobile numbers and the enhanced Searchbox will enable users to look up contacts by their usernames or phone numbers in the Yahoo! Address book and IM contact list. It also offers easy toggle between SMS and IM conversations.
Whether you have a smartphone, or standard feature phone, if you have a data plan, Mobile Web Messenger can run on your phone. No setup is required – Just enter m.yahoo.com/messenger into the mobile browser on your phone, and start using Yahoo! Messenger.