Facebook Messenger is the second most popular messaging app in the world , behind another Facebook property, WhatsApp. But while WhatsApp has remained relatively clean and minimal, Messenger’s features can make the app overwhelming. So much so, that some people have turned to the pared-down Messenger Lite instead.
Now Facebook is trying to remedy Messenger’s bloat with a new design, which it teased today at its F8 conference in California. Based on the teaser trailer, the new app reduces the plethora of buttons and tabs to just three sections, while there are now camera and call buttons at the top of your chat list. Pardon the low quality images – Facebook’s video feed wasn’t exactly 4K.
Within conversation, Facebook cut down the number of