Chat in the global mobile market, Facebook's WhatsApp Messenger and become two absolute giant in more than 150 countries to become the number one chat service. Recently, with nine hundred million users of Messenger announced, will be integrated Android mobile phone text messages to communicate.
According to the US technology news site TheVerge reported, due to Apple's iOS platform, Messenger integration of SMS communication actions, starting with Android phones.
Future, Android mobile phone users will be able to directly open the option of using Messenger SMS, and use of its rich variety of functions. After the integration of mobile chat and SMS, users can make their own links to your friends easier and unity.
However, not all mobile chat functions can be ported to the SMS conversation, but in the background of text messaging, users can still send a wink map.
In the user interface, Messenger using different colors to distinguish chat SMS dialogue and common out.
According to foreign media reports, in fact, from February this year, Messenger has been conducting research and development of integrated messaging dialogue, and has been tested to some users open.
Facebook also stressed that the media, in the use of integrated messaging features, users do not need to worry about Facebook's servers or software, or view the user retains a private message.
In addition, although it appears in the same user interface, but will not Facebook Messenger chat messages and SMS dialogue fusion complex operation, the main purpose is to protect personal privacy.
David Marcus Messenger product manager, said the next period of time, the integration of chat and messaging features will be available in most countries around the world.
Facebook Messenger is the independent development of mobile chat services, the user more than nine hundred million people. According to statistics, nearly 50 countries and regions, Facebook Messenger is the most popular chat services.
With mobile Internet replace the PC Internet, Messenger Facebook has become a new stage for future development. Previously, Facebook has announced that Messenger will open interfaces to third parties, learning Chinese micro letter, let Messenger offers a rich variety of peripheral functions (such as buy movie tickets, take-away point, etc.). At this year's developers conference, Facebook also announced it will launch a variety of chat robot, to provide users with a simple and convenient third-party services.
The world's largest mobile chat service WhatsApp, also belongs to Facebook, WhatsApp has been providing simple but pure chat experience in commercialization in no hurry, and did not launch any bells and whistles.