Instagram starts merging chats with Facebook Messenger

  • August 15, 2020
Facebook seems to be acting on its plan to unify messaging across its apps, however slowly. People at The Verge (and likely elsewhere) have received notice through Instagram’s Android and iOS apps that they’ll have the ability to “chat with friends w…

Twitter DMs will be easier to access in Android 11

  • June 18, 2020
Android 11’s conversational upgrades will extend to the Twitter crowd. Google and Twitter have confirmed that Twitter direct messages will be available through Android 11’s Conversation API, which puts your messaging notifications in an easier-to-fin…

Facebook experiments with adding Face ID to Messenger inbox

  • June 12, 2020
Facebook is testing a new feature for Messenger that allows users to better protect their messages from prying eyes. When enabled, users will need to authenticate their identity using Face ID, Touch ID, or their passcode before they can view their in…