Many people who use Facebook are used to updating their status, checking news feed and off course sending messages on the app. But now, Facebook has decide, that has to change. If you are using a Facebook app on your mobile device, starting a few days from now, you would need to have a separate Facebook messenger to chat and send messages to friends, Facebook says.
However, before now, Facebook already made the compulsory use of the messenger in some countries and due to the positive response they got, they’ve decided to make a compulsory roll out worldwide. No doubt, not everyone would be excited about this, as this only means adding to the already existing number of messaging applications on your device. Facebook says the change has come as a result of further development on the app to make it better. You can read the official statement from Facebook about the change below.
In the next few days, we’re continuing to notify more people that if they want to send and receive Facebook messages, they’ll need to download the Messenger app. As we’ve said, our goal is to focus development efforts on making Messenger the best mobile messaging experience possible and avoid the confusion of having separate Facebook mobile messaging experiences. Messenger is used by more than 200 million people every month, and we’ll keep working to make it an even more engaging way to connect with people.
I know for some people who are almost already non existent on Facebook, this is the last straw. Well, what’s your thought on this?