Fb is reportedly making a Messenger app for Mac

Facebook is reportedly making a Messenger app for Mac

Desktop messaging apps have not gotten a lot consideration these days. Positive, you proceed to see mainstays like Skype, however the huge chat providers nonetheless are likely to steer you towards web sites. That could be altering shortly, nevertheless. A TechCrunch tipster has offered each a picture and particulars of what seems to be like a local, pre-launch Fb Messenger app for the Mac. It is actually the iOS app writ giant, however it means that Fb may be prepared to return to the desktop after its comparatively temporary, ailing-fated experiment with a Home windows app years in the past.

Fb is not confirming something, and there is a actual risk that this app will not attain the wild quickly, if in any respect. There are good causes to suspect that it is extra than simply an experiment, nevertheless. The social community is more and more treating Messenger extra as a central platform than a sideshow — a local app would assist it escape the noise in your net browser and get the highlight that Fb needs. It might be a aggressive edge, too, in a world the place many messaging apps have both a restricted PC presence or none in any respect. If the desktop Messenger app returns in earnest, do not be shocked if it is right here to remain.