Facebook’s app back in the day allowed users to chat with friends while browsing the app. However, the company later opted to split up the feature by forcing users to download and use the Messenger app if they wanted to chat with friends or call them for video or audio chats.
For the most part, we reckon people have gotten used to this. After all, it has been quite a few years already since these changes were made, but now it looks like Facebook has decided that maybe it wasn’t the best idea after all. According to Bloomberg, Facebook has decided to reverse its decision and bring communications back to its main app.
According to the report, this means that users who want to make video or voice calls to their Facebook friends will soon be able to do so via the main Facebook app. However, if they want to chat, it appears that users will still need to download the Messenger app, so this is kind of like a compromise.
Facebook’s Director of Product for Messenger Connor Hayes said that these changes are being rolled out to a select few users in the US first, which means that it could be a while before we see the feature make its way to more users around the world.