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Facebook Messenger is knocked to get a big fix up.
According to the sources, social media giant Facebook plans to declare that it’s opening up Facebook Messenger doors to third-party apps in the course of its upcoming F8 Developer Conference held in San Francisco next week.
The renowned social network is all set to publicize around 20 third-party services and their apps, which will work on top of Facebook Messenger when the incorporation rolls out, according to sources.
Facebook has announced earlier about major new features at its F8 Developer Conference and typically offers to provide guidance, in the way of workshops and discussions on the new features for developers throughout the event.
First stated on Thursday, The upcoming update to Messenger is the company’s latest in a sequence of progress that have enormously expanded the reach of Facebook Messenger over the last year.
Back in 2011, Facebook first introduced Messenger as a standalone app for its users. But last summer the organization proclaimed it would be moving mobile messages out of the main Facebook app entirely. It was the move that angered many of Facebook users at that time.
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As a result, Facebook has been progressively working on to Strengthen Messenger’s feature set, most freshly with the count of mobile payments.
Rather than an add-on to Facebook’s primary service, handed over the messenger’s service to third-party developers will make Messenger its own independent platform. The of ideas of social media giant behind doing this are blurred, but the achievements of renowned apps like WeChat & Line in Asia, which also assistance third-party apps and their services, has evidenced the positive prospect of such a platform.
Although, a lot more will be disclosed during F8 Conference in San Francisco next week. Till stay tuned!!
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