Facebook Messenger now lets you Peek and Pop on iPhone 6s

Facebook Messenger now lets you Peek and Pop on iPhone 6s


And you thought all those Facebook messages were private. Sucker!
Update Facebook Messenger now if you have an iPhone 6s!
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Facebook Messenger is now even more awesome on iPhone 6s.

Thanks to the app’s latest update, you can now take advantage of useful 3D Touch gestures that let you Peek and Pop into all your ongoing conversations — and into all the media shared within them.

The regular Facebook app has supported 3D Touch for some time, allowing you to press on photos in your timeline to preview them — but Messenger has had to go without. Now, two months before the iPhone 6s is replaced, that’s finally changing.

Update to the latest Messenger release and you’ll be able to press on conversations to preview them, then press harder to jump into them. You can also use the same gestures to Peek and Pop into media — like photos, GIFs, stickers, links, and more — within those conversations.

Don’t think Peek gestures will let you ignore people, though. If you preview a conversation to read a message, Facebook will show the sender that you read it — even if you didn’t actually open the conversation all the way.

You can download the latest Messenger update from the App Store now.


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