Meta has introduced some new features for Facebook Messenger, including end-to-end encryption, screenshot detection, message reactions and Typing indicators etc. Among these, screenshot detection and message reaction are two features that WhatsApp users have been waiting for for a long time. In that case, the availability of features in Messenger seems to have paved the way for their arrival in WhatsApp.
Facebook Messenger’s new feature will enhance the messaging experience
Talking about launching a new feature for Facebook Messenger, Timothy Buck, the company’s product manager, said in a blog post that they are end-to-end encrypted for Messenger chats.
Introduces features that will help keep users safe from all types of cybercrime. Besides, they have brought many more features to offer great performance. Let’s learn more about the new features now.
- End-to-end encryption: Messenger is now end-to-end encrypted for all users, making chat secure and private. In this system, without a sender and recipient, no one can access the chat, not even Facebook or Meta itself.
- Screenshot Detection: Another interesting feature of Messenger is screenshot detection. This will notify a user if a screenshot of a disappearing or vanish mode message is taken.
- Message Reaction: This feature already exists for many users in Messenger, but now it has been adjusted for all users. In this case, users have to double-tap to react to ‘heart’ in a message, where they have to tap and hold the message to access the reaction tray. You can also reply to specific messages by swiping messages.
- Typing indicator: Message typing indicator is not a new topic for chatting platforms. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.