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IOS Facebook Messenger Problems: Users Dealing With Bug That Doesn't Allow Typing

IOS Facebook Messenger Problems: Users Dealing With Bug That Doesn't Allow Typing

Deleting and reinstalling the app right now would not fix it, as long as a fix isn't in place.

Users said on social media said that they could not type in the app, with most saying they could only plug in one word.

Around the world he said that 1.3 billion people actively use Messenger every month, and in 2017 they sent more than 500 billion emojis and 18 billion GIF images.

Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that it is looking into the issue, but for now there's no word from the company on what is causing it and how it plans to fix it.

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Update: Good news: The issue has been fixed. For some, it even causes the app to crash.

Facebook's messaging lead has acknowledged that the Messenger app has become 'too cluttered.' The company's VP of messaging products, David Marcus, promised a major simplification of the app this year ...

We've reached out to Facebook for comment on whether the bug will be patched soon. "Expect to see us invest in massively simplifying and streamlining Messenger this year". While making the app simpler won't necessarily fix the issue, more complicated apps mean more complicated code in a lot of cases - and more opportunities for something to go wrong. The number of video chats also doubled over the previous year from about 8 billion to 17 billion. Facebook outlined their plans in their statement, and it looks as if the future of messenger is equally bright.


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