Thursday, May 6, 2021
Home Lead Story Facebook Testing Dark Mode For The Messaging App

Facebook Testing Dark Mode For The Messaging App

Dark mode essentially changes the overall colour theme of an operating system (OS) or applications to the colour black

After experimenting to bring changes to the user interface (UI) of Messenger, Facebook is finally testing a dark mode for the messaging app and platform in some countries.

Facebook Messenger has over one billion monthly active users and back in May 2018, at the company’s F8 developer convention, the Messenger team announced they were working on a redesign for the application.

“So far as we can tell in our own testing, the US isn’t included. As a result, we aren’t entirely sure what it looks like, either.

Facebook
Facebook testing dark mode for Messenger in some countries. Pixabay

“If you are in a supported country, based on the screenshot provided, a new ‘Dark Mode’ setting should appear in the ‘Me’ section of the app. A warning detailing that the new dark mode is still a work in progress will also appear — though it isn’t immediately clear if that message appears when toggling the setting, or when loading the section which contains it,” the Android Police reported late on Tuesday.

The dark mode for Messenger has been widely anticipated since the social networking giant announced a new, simplified UI called Messenger 4 at its F8 annual developer conference in October 2018.

Also Read- Apple AirPower Misses Release Window in 2018

Google has also confirmed that dark mode on Android phones uses less power and saves battery life.

Dark mode essentially changes the overall colour theme of an operating system (OS) or applications to the colour black. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,510FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Are Europe’s Climate-Action Targets Achievable?

How politically realistic are the climate action goals that European governments are setting in lockstep with the United States? Some analysts are warning that the...

Gold Diggers: ‘It’s About Gold’, Says Author Sanjena Sathian

It began as a tale of a mother and a daughter, two Indian Americans who are gold thieves, but expanded into a magical realist...

Twitter Introduced New Prompts To Combat Bullying

Twitter has rolled out improved prompts on iOS and Android that will encourage users to pause and reconsider a potentially harmful or offensive reply...

UN Agencies: Food Insecurity Has Reached A Five-Year High Globally

Global conflicts, economic crises, and extreme weather conditions have pushed the number of people who faced acute food insecurity to 155 million in 2020,...

Historical, Mythological Tales Hit Small Screen

Last year during Covid lockdown, Doordarshan struck gold re-telecasting "Ramayan", Ramanand Sagar's hit mythological series of the eighties. This year, as India has come...

‘Aerosols’ Generated During High-Intensity Exercise, Aids In COVID Spread

High-intensity exercise produces more respiratory aerosols that can be harmful and aid in the transmission of Covid-19, and using a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA)...

Men Worried About Job Security During Pandemic: BMC Helpline

A year after its launch, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s mental health helpline clocked over 72,000 calls, with a majority from men, pertaining to...

Plato’s “Lost City Of Atlantis”

By- Khushi Bisht For several years, tales of this lost city have been told that existed over 9,000 years ago and was home to wealthy...

Recent Comments