Facebook released Messenger for Windows and macOS

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The social network Facebook has published Messenger desktop applications for PC on Windows and macOS. This was reported in the company blog.


According to The Verge, free apps are available from the Microsoft Store and the Mac App Store. They allow users to exchange messages and files, as well as make personal and group audio and video calls. In addition, the application supports the so-called dark theme.


The publication recalls that new Facebook applications have been added to the list of video conferencing programs, the popularity of which has grown rapidly due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as people are forced to stay at home and work. distance. Facebook Messenger desktop applications are likely to quickly reach large audiences under these circumstances. Witness the fact that in the past month, Facebook has recorded more than a double increase in the number of audio and video calls via the web version of Messenger.


According to the latest data, 1.02 million cases of a new type of coronavirus are registered worldwide. The leaders in the number of cases identified are the United States (more than 245,000 cases), Italy (more than 115,000 cases) and Spain (112,000 cases). Next comes Germany (85,000 cases) and China with around 82.5 thousand cases, but the spread of the virus in the Middle Empire has been stopped. A total of 53.2 thousand people died from coronaviruses and more than 212 thousand patients were cured. In Russia, officially, there are 4,149 infected with a coronavirus and 34 dead.

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