Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly planning to integrate the company’s three different messaging services into a single infrastructure.
The New York Times reported on Friday that Facebook has begun a project to merge its WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram messaging services into a unified system.
The project is not thought to involve creating a new messaging app, but it could allow Facebook users to message people who only have a WhatsApp account, as the services would run on the same technology.
Facebook currently operates three different messaging services in the apps. The company is planning to introduce a single infrastructure which would use end-to-end encryption, meaning…