Facebook Rolls Out Redesigned Messenger for Android

By David Cohen Comment

Various iterations of a redesigned Facebook Messenger for Android have been spotted in recent weeks, and its launch is now official.

Vice president of messaging products David Marcus announced in a Facebook post Monday that a new design for the Android application will launch “later today.”

He wrote:

If you’re using Messenger on Android, you’ve been wanting a brand-new material design for a bit. Any major redesign of an essential app used by hundreds of millions of people around the world is painstakingly hard, and that’s why we took every precaution to ensure that you’d truly enjoy this evolution. This brand-new design will be rolling out later today! As always, give it a try and let us know what you think and how we can make it even better for you!

Readers: What are your initial thoughts on the new look for Messenger for Android?