Facebook announced yesterday that it will launch a Messenger app for their Messenger service on April 2, via their Newsroom website.
They also say that the number of Messenger users using the desktop browser has increased by 100% over the past month, which is why they decided to launch a desktop app for MacOS and Windows
The desktop app has many of the same features.
- Group video calls
- Text messaging
- Desktop notifications
- Chats synced across devices
- Dark Mode
- GIFs, stickers, emoji