We had reported a few weeks ago that Facebook would be opening its Messenger’s API to developers in order for them to develop further integration with third party apps and it’s now a reality – already.
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In its latest update, released only a few days ago, Messenger showed that it knows when and how to move fast. It comes with GIF support – it also supports GIFs autoplaying each time you receive one in a conversation. And while this may seem as a trivial update, the rest of them are not.
The new Messenger is third-party-app-ready, as it allows users to reply to messages from within other apps, provided that both users that communicate have the same app installed. Moreover, Messenger now recognises when you send a link to an app and it automatically displays it with an install button. Last but not least, Messenger makes it easy to discover new apps to install, straight from the chat window.
Check out how the new Messenger looks in the following screenshots.
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