Facebook just produced Messenger a much better place to share pictures.
The messaging app will support photo-sharing at 4k promises, meaning high resolution photos sent inside the app will look much sharper compared to before.
With the alter, photos up to 4096 x 4096 pixels will appear in full fidelity or even, according to Facebook, “the highest quality numerous smartphones support. ” Previously, Messenger compressed very high resolution photos, evoking the image quality to degrade.
The change is rolling to be able to Messenger now, though you may have to appear closely at your smartphone screen to see it. Here’s an example, provided by Messenger, of the difference 4k resolution can make.
Though the difference might be difficult to discern on a smartphone screen, open that photo on a laptop computer and you’ll easily be able to pick out the in sharpness.
For customers, the change means that Messenger can be suddenly a much better platform to exchange photos with your friends, since you no more have to sacrifice resolution.
Messenger users are already exchanging 17 billion dollars photos a month, according to the company, therefore it is certainly a change that will affect many people.