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Facebook Messenger 4 goes all-white and only sports three tabs

Facebook Messenger 4 coming soon to iOS and Android with a new interface (Source: Facebook Newsroom)
Facebook Messenger 4 (Source: Facebook Newsroom)
Expected to roll out to Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks, Facebook Messenger 4 comes with a simplified white interface that only sports three tabs, and it also comes with the ability to add color gradients to chat bubbles. In the future, this mobile app is also expected to get a Dark Mode.

Those who think that Facebook Messenger is too complex can finally celebrate: this popular piece of code is getting a simplified interface. Facebook Messenger tries to deliver "the closeness and authenticity" its users have been asking for, focusing on an easy to use interface that provides fast access to powerful features.

Facebook Messenger 4 comes with the following three tabs: Chats, People, and Discover. The last one includes Instant Games, news, bookings, various deals, and so on. The names of the other two tabs should say it all. In addition to the new tabs and the Material Design-inspired white interface, Facebook Messenger 4 comes with custom-colored chat bubbles in conversations. Those waiting for a Dark Mode should not worry, because this one is also in the pipeline and should be added as soon as possible.

According to Stan Chudnovsky, VP of Facebook Messenger, "Messenger 4 will gradually roll out globally over the coming weeks." These being said, we can only sit back and wait for it to reach us. If you are one of those who already got the update, please don't be shy and tell us all everything about it.


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Codrut Nistor, 2018-10-24 (Update: 2018-10-24)