After recently bringing a new interface to its Messenger app for select Android users and for all iOS users, Facebook has now discreetly started rolling out the new Messenger update for the desktop users as well. Also Read - Netflix could launch its video game streaming service next year, at no extra cost
With this new update, Facebook for desktop now removes icons for displaying online-status of a friend in the chat window and instead replace these with mobile or web written in front of a friend s name. So you don t see any conventional icons for online-status in the chat windows anymore. Also, apart from the currently online contacts, there is a mobile icon displayed besides those users were online till recent.