In an effort to connect the messaging functions across the multiple social media apps, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now looking to integrate the Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and Whatsapp. The primary objective is to combine the underlying messaging infrastructure of the services while keeping them as a separate app, the news revealed.
According to the sources which have been revealed, the project would mean that thousands of workers at Facebook would have to rework the most basic functions of the Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, and Instagram. At the same point of time, it was also reported that Zuckerberg wants all of the apps to make use of the end to end encryption. With such type of planned changes, a user of Facebook could even send a WhatsApp user an encrypted message.
Facebook CEO also said in a statement, according to the report, that it seeks to “build one of the latest and best messaging experiences we can.” The company added, “We are also now working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and even considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across the various types of social media networks.”
This initiative comes as a new surfaced that Facebook-owned Whatsapp surpassed Facebook in terms of the monthly active users last September, according to the online report. While on the other hand, the report did not even offer the specifies it did show that Whatsapp and Facebook and have nearly more than 200 Million active users on a monthly basis. Whatsapp moreover gained a lot of slight advantage and pulled ahead at the end of last year. Whatsapp is especially popular in some of the developing countries which include Europe, India, and Asia, where it has most of the users. Nowadays, Facebook is also working to use the Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence technology in their portals.
The service is also well used in Russia, Turkey, Brazil, and Mexico. And even with some of the controversy about the fake news, the app still took to behold in Brazil, amid steps the company took to battle tackle that challenges. Apart from that, the Whatsapp service is also so much popular in places like Canada as well as the United Kingdom. A big part of the app selling point is that it provides users with a free alternative to standard text messages that can even be so much expensive, particularly for international travelers.