comscore WhatsApp new feature: Facebook Messenger users to soon able to chat with WhatsApp users on the platform

Facebook to soon allow Messenger users to directly chat with WhatsApp users on the platform

Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp new feature: A new leak now shows another example of integration between the two biggest social media platforms – Facebook and WhatsApp. Let's take a look. 

WhatsApp Read Later

WhatsApp Read Later feature will work similar to Archived chat feature. As the name suggests, the Read Later feature will allow users to mute selected chats for as long as they want. The key difference between Archived and Read Later will be that the latter will not notify users when a new message arrives.

We all know that the social media giant Facebook is working towards connecting all its apps together with the aim to deliver a seamless user experience. The social media platform has already released some features previously that integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook with one another. A new leak now shows another example of integration between the two biggest social media platforms – Facebook and WhatsApp. Let’s take a look. Also Read - Instagram Link Stickers share in Stories now available for everyone: Here's how to use it

As per a new leak coming from leakster Alessandro Palluzi, Facebook Messenger users will soon be able to chat with WhatsApp users on the platform. In simple words, Messenger users will not need to open WhatsApp application on their phone to chat with their contacts. Messenger will soon allow its users to connect with WhatsApp contacts on the platform. Also Read - How to find archived WhatsApp chats on Android

The leakster provides us with the first look at the Messenger – WhatsApp integration. Take a look. Also Read - WhatsApp iOS to Android chat history migration now available on Pixel, Android 12 devices

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The screenshot of the feature clearly shows a Facebook Messenger user chatting with WhatsApp user on the platform. The chat interface looks more like Facebook with a WhatsApp chat bubble. To further clarify, the leak has revealed that a user who has Messenger but not WhatsApp will still be able to chat with users of the latter.

Well, this isn’t for the first time that we are hearing about this feature. To recall, back in July 2020, another report revealed details related to the integration.

While rumours and leaks suggest that the feature is in the works, there are no clear information on the release of the feature. The messaging platform hasn’t revealed any details related to the introduction of the feature.

WhatsApp is currently said to be working on several other features including multi-device support, chat transfer from Android to iPhone, animated stickers and much more. Currently, the messaging platform is urging its users to accept the updated privacy policy to be able to WhatsApp after May 15.

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  • Published Date: April 19, 2021 7:41 AM IST

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