Facebook made an interesting announcement earlier this week, as it opened its Messenger app to those who would rather not log in with their Facebook credentials.

The move came more than a year after the social network giant started notifying users that they would no longer be able to message friends from within the main Facebook app, thus forcing them to install and use the standalone Facebook Messenger or use the mobile Web version instead.

While use of the Facebook Messenger app may have soared, many have continued to grumble about the need to have two apps on their phone to use the full Facebook feature set. However, if you