Firebase Cloud Messaging

Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM), formerly known as Google Cloud Messaging (GCM), is a cross-platform cloud solution for messages and notifications for Android, iOS, and web applications, which currently can be used at no cost.[1]

Firebase Cloud Messaging
Programming language(s)-
Application(s)Notification service

The service is provided by Firebase, a subsidiary of Google. On October 21, 2014, Firebase announced it had been acquired by Google for an undisclosed amount.[2] The official Google Cloud Messaging website points to Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) as the new version of GCM.[3]


  1. ^ "Firebase Cloud Messaging". Google Developers. Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Tamplin, James. "Firebase is Joining Google!". Firebase, Inc. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  3. ^ "Google Cloud Messaging - official website". Retrieved July 20, 2016.

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