Facebook is always trying to make their Messenger application better, and right now they are testing a new feature. Not only this but there is also a feature to Facebook Messenger that many people are unaware of. These features are just a few of the several reasons why this service can easily demolish iMessage.
FIRST REASON FACEBOOK MESSENGER CAN DESTROY IMESSAGE
The tested feature that was previously mentioned will allow users to do many things to their SMS-based conversations. Users will be able to receive, read, and respond to all of these conversations inside of the application. However, it is fully expected that this is going to be optional, so you don’t have to use it if you are not inclined to. This new feature could potentially shift users from their default texting applications, and see their time being primarily spent on Messenger.
SECOND REASON FACEBOOK MESSENGER CAN DESTROY IMESSAGE
So, you are probably wondering what feature I was talking about earlier on. Well, if you didn’t know there is actually a hidden chess game inside of Facebook Messenger. All you have to do is type in “@fbchess play” when you’re in a conversation, and then you can play chess. It is not the greatest version in the world, but it is an incredible Easter egg. Also, alongside this hidden chess game are GIF’s, voice calling, and video and photo support.
THIRD REASON FACEBOOK MESSENGER CAN DESTROY IMESSAGE
If for no other reason that they can beat iMessage, it is due to their astronomical amount of users. As of the fourth quarter of last year, they have 1.59 billion monthly active users. Let me repeat that again, 1.59 billion monthly users. Considering that the world population is somewhere around seven billion people, that means that over one-seventh of them are on Facebook. That, my friends, is truly impossible to believe.