Facebook plans to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook plans to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger.

As per Facebook these all applications will be there but now they will get integrated with service on lower lever that messages can be communicated between applications which are right now is not possible.

Facebook told BBC that it was the start of “long progress”.

In the New York Times, this plan was first reported. It has been believed as its Mark Zuckerberg’s personal project.

After completion of this project, the merger would mean that Facebook user can communicate with WhatsApp user who has only WhatsApp account.

The work on this project has already been started and NYT already reported, and the project is expected to complete by end of 2019 or early next year.

It will result in people will spend more time spend on them.

By joining all these users of Facebook will compete more with Google’s messaging services as well as Apple’s iMessage.

In a statement, Facebook told that “We want to build the messaging experiences we can; and people want messaging to be fast, simple, reliable and private.” as per BBC.




By: Himanshu Shekhar

Himanshu Shekhar is Technology Strategist, having 18 years of experience in different domains like BFSI, Telecommunication, Networking Equipments, Storage Devices, Media, TV, Entertainment, Sports, NEWS, and many more. He has expetise in Mobile Apps, Java, J2ee, Oracle, Web, IoT, DevOps, Microservices, Blockchain and AWS Cloud. He is Certified Professional of many Technologies.

He worked in the technology division of companies like Sunlife Financial (Fortune 500 Company), Aricent Technologies (Now Altran Group).

He worked on projects for companies like "Alcatel Lucent NJ USA", "Sandisk USA", "SiS Taiwan", "Photeon GmBH Germany", "AvotMedia Sunnyvale USA", "THQ Wireless", "Ericsson" and many more.



Reference:

The New York Times: Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

BBC NEWS: Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

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