Zuck explains why you need a separate Facebook Messenger app

Zuck explains why you need a separate Facebook Messenger app
Not too long ago, Facebook caused a bit of trouble with its users by decoupling messaging from the full mobile Facebook app and forcing users to download a separate Messenger app. Facebook didn't help itself out by keeping quiet on the reasons for making the change, but Mark Zuckerberg finally explained the decision in a live Q&A session today.

The short answer is that messaging is one of the only things that people do on mobile more than going on Facebook, and Facebook wanted to have an app that focused specifically on that function. Here's the much longer answer straight from Zuck:

What do you guys think? Is this a good enough explanation?

source: Facebook via The Verge


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