Facebook to ‘integrate its WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram messaging services’

Facebook to 'integrate its WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram messaging services'

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…

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