Facebook Messenger has been a longtime, must install for many of us on our phones. Facebook’s reach is unsurpassed when connecting to most of the world’s population. These connections are being tested currently with the on going Coronavirus pandemic. Many of us are now working from home with stay at home orders covering a large majority of the United Staes. Zoom has emerged as a very popular choice to conduct meetings. Though with Zoom’s growth issues have arose surrounding their security practices. Oddly enough the most known issue with Zoom was the sending of data back to Facebook even without an account.
Facebook states they have seen more than a 100 percent increase in usage of Messenger in the past four weeks. Today you have another option to connect with Facebook friends. If you use a desktop PC or Mac you can now install Facebook Messenger. Facebook has included all the favorites from the mobile version of the app like dark mode, gifs, sync across mobile and new message alerts.