It’s been a while since Material Design first started making its way into the real world, especially from third-party apps like Facebook, but the social network’s messaging app is finally getting updated.
The announcement was made today via the official Messenger Facebook page, confirming that the update to the popular app will be rolling out beginning later today. The post explains that Facebook’s Messenger team has been working on the Material Design update for quite some time, but considering how important the app is for so many users around the globe, it took time to get it right.
The brand new design will bring in the Material Design philosophy, and it will also let the Messenger team to implement new features faster down the road. It’s also been confirmed by the company that more design changes are in the works, and those will be rolling out in the following weeks. What that actually means, though, remains to be seen.
Keep an eye on your Facebook Messenger app for an incoming update, and let us know what you think of the new Material Design aesthetic after you get the update.