Fb mother or father Meta is testing the flexibility to entry Messenger chats by way of the Fb app once more. The characteristic was beforehand out there within the Fb app, however the firm moved chats to the standalone messenger app in 2014. It additionally eliminated the characteristic from the cellular web site, in 2016 with a purpose to push customers to make use of the Messenger app. Meta says it should prolong the Messenger inbox testing to extra customers quickly. The announcement comes weeks after the corporate up to date Messenger’s end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) chats with a number of new options and enhancements.
Meta in a latest weblog submit introduced that it’s bringing again the message inbox characteristic to the Fb app. The platform has already began testing the characteristic with some customers and can let customers share content material by messages on Fb with out having to modify to a different app. The corporate is planning to broaden testing to extra customers. Over 140 billion messages are despatched throughout the corporate’s messaging apps every single day, in line with Meta. It additionally provides that the non-public sharing of Reels has additionally grown on the platform.
Moreover, Meta has additionally launched neighborhood chats to some Fb Teams, letting customers join extra deeply in real-time. The agency says that customers making an attempt neighborhood chats throughout Fb and Messenger elevated by 50 % final December.
Earlier this 12 months, Fb up to date Messenger’s end-to-encrypted (E2EE) chats with a number of options and enhancements. It has rolled out options like personalised chat themes, customised chat emoji and reactions, group profile images, hyperlink previews, lively standing, and help for chat bubbles on Android. Finish-to-end encrypted chats acquired an additional layer of safety and safety to guard the contents and calls of a chat from third-party entry.
Fb has been providing opt-in E2EE chat help for years, however the firm has began increasing the flexibility to encrypt chats by default to extra Messenger customers. E2EE conversations can solely be accessed by the sender and the receiver, and no third social gathering, not even Fb itself, can entry the messages despatched by customers, in line with the corporate.
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