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Facebook is Rolling Out an All-New Messenger app for iPhone

The upgraded Facebook Messenger app is now rolling out to iOS, and the app is said to be twice as quick as the past rendition and one-fourth the size contrasted with the previous variant. You can now download it from the App Store or update the more established form on your iPhone.

Mark Zuckerberg has announced through his post on Facebook that his company is now rolling out the enormously overhauled Facebook Messenger app to iOS, starting today. He guaranteed that the new form of the instant informing app which is internally codenamed ‘LightSpeed’ is one-fourth the size and twice as quick contrasted with the past variant of the app.

The entire app is now isolated into only two segments: stories and chat threads. Gone are those annoying chatbots and games. Advertisements are still there, however. Now, the app feels a lot quicker and unintrusive. Besides, it underpins two topics: light and dim. And you can set them to change according to the iPhone’s UI subject.

The new structure has been made under the initiative of Stan Chudnovsky, who was the former head of Product at Facebook. Prior, the jumbled app used to have a Discover tab, which consisted of games and chatbots.

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While games were still somewhat engaging for the individuals who wanted to mess around with their companions, the chatbot area was absolutely Facebook’s push to acquire more cash from brands and advertisers. The chatbot segment used artificial intelligence (AI) fueled bots that allowed brands to push new substances, new items, and AI-controlled client care. All of which flopped after not many individuals used them.

The company’s Instant Games platform is as yet present on the web and in the fundamental Facebook app, yet it has been expelled from the Messenger app. The Stories segment has taken some motivation from the company’s sister platform Instagram, which is significantly more individuals focussed and allows users to perceive what’s going on in the lives of their companions.

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The newly updated app was first uncovered a year ago during the F8 developer’s meeting where the company likewise uncovered its plan to diminish mess overall its platforms—Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp—and make them interoperable. The company had likewise uncovered overhauled apps for Windows 10 and a Facebook Messenger app for macOS.

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An overhaul of the Facebook Messenger app, which was turned out to iOS today, will likewise be discharged for Android devices in the coming months.


We feel that the new Facebook Messenger update is very invigorating and satisfying to the eyes. It likewise feels a lot quicker and it opens rapidly, as well, similarly as the company claims. The advertisements are as yet present, however, and we don’t believe they’re leaving.

What’s your opinion about this new plan? OK, miss games and chatbots (we think not)? What’s your decision of default messenger app? Tell us in the remarks area underneath.

Source: Facebook, Facebook Newsroom