As we all know that Google Messages and Facebook Messenger are very popular. Both companies keep rolling out new updates for their messaging apps to improve them. And now some reports have come out about the new features of both these messaging apps which are shown below, you can check them.
Meta recently said that it will soon announce a new update for Messenger that will widely roll out end-to-end encryption features. The new update will also bring chat themes, custom chat emoji and reactions, group profile photos, link previews, active status and Android bubbles, etc.
The new update will include these features:
- Meta adds chat themes to help personalize and enhance conversations in an end-to-end encrypted chat.
Customize chat Emoji and React:
- You can view the full menu of Emojis and Reactions, and customize the quick Reactions panel in an end-to-end encrypted chat.
- Choose different avatars for groups of friends or colleagues
- Link previews have been rebuilt for an end-to-end encrypted chat so you can see where a link will take you before you click it.
- Let people see when you’re active so they know when it’s time to call. You can also choose to turn off this feature if you want to improve your privacy.
Bubbles on Android:
- Bubbles (circles with pictures of friends) let you read and reply to messages while using other apps. When enabled, a speech bubble will appear when you receive a new message.
Recently, a Reddit user shared an image showing the Profiles feature in Google Messages’ settings, leading to speculations that Google might start adding user profiles to Messages. You can check the image below.