Messenger is an app used for sharing media and sending messages to friends. It's popular among private users and companies that use this free app for non-confidential conversations.
Interface: The Lightspeed Design 10/10
In 2020, the developers announced that they rolled out a new user interface that allows users to swap messages across Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. The new design is called "Lightspeed". The app now offers fast launch speed and simplified navigation. The list of features has become notoriously shorter. In the past, Messenger felt bloated. Now, it feels fresh and light.
The Discover tab was completely removed from the app. The developers say some other features can also disappear in the future.
Features: Send Texts, Videos and Photos 10/10
Messenger offers a convenient way to send various media to your friends. You need a Facebook account to log in. The account is used to add friends to your messaging list. You can also provide a photo for your profile and add some personal information.
If you want to add a new contact, another person can approve or deny it. Once you've added your contacts, you can share videos, photos, texts, and GIFs, as well as beautify files with filters.
Usability: Low-Risk Chatting App 10/10
Messenger is low-risk in terms of sharing files with strangers. It has all features you need for easy chatting: fun emojis, video conferences, and live photo filters. If your child uses this app, you can turn on a Sleep mode so that children don't have access to Messenger during certain times.
Compatibility: On All Mobile and Tablet Devices 10/10
You can download Messenger to your mobile or tablet device. You can set up an account using your Facebook page or with your telephone number. The app automatically syncs with your phone contacts and your Facebook friends list.
Conclusion: Most Popular Messaging App
Messenger enjoys over 1.3 billion active users, which makes it the most popular messaging app. Not only private users can benefit from this app, businesses can automate scheduling appointment reminders and sending follow-up messages.
- You have to watch ads
- Difficult to protect your privacy
- Texting with no cost
- Fast way to chat
- Send stickers, GIFs and live filters
- Parents control their kid's accounts