You competence shortly be means to send messages by a Facebook app again − 5 years after a functionality was private and done disdainful to a Messenger app.
Over a weekend, Jane Manchun Wong, a obvious app researcher who frequently spots arriving and initial facilities in renouned apps, detected a new exam that Facebook is now conducting around Messenger.
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The amicable network is toying with a thought of permitting users to summary people from a categorical Facebook app again, though carrying to glow adult a Messenger (or Messenger Lite) app.
It’s a bit of a reversion to 2014, that is when a amicable media organisation motionless to mislay all messaging functionality from a categorical Facebook app.
However, this doesn’t meant Facebook is scheming to kill off a Messenger app. Wong says that a Facebook app offers a really nude behind chronicle of Messenger, called ‘Chats’.
“For now, this new ‘Chats’ territory seems to usually enclose a simple discuss functionalities. To give summary reactions, make a call, send photos, etc, you’d still have to open a Messenger app,” she tweeted.
Wong added: “Facebook Chats will prompt user to Open in Messenger if a summary contains a underline that Facebook app doesn’t have. This is another denote that Facebook Chats isn’t dictated to reinstate Messenger, though to urge a interoperability between Facebook products.”
Earlier this year, Facebook suggested that, in a nearby future, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users will be means to send messages opposite platforms.
While Facebook hasn’t reliable either or not this exam has anything to do with that plan, it has reliable that it is experimenting with messages.
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“We are contrast ways to urge a messaging knowledge for people within a Facebook app,” a association told a Verge.
“Messenger stays a feature-rich, stand-alone messaging app with over a billion people regulating it monthly to bond with a people and businesses they caring about most. We do not have any additional sum to share during this time.”
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