Facebook Tests Messenger-Like Chat Bubbles on Desktop

    March 25, 2013
    Josh Wolford

Facebook is currently testing a new look to chat on desktop – one that looks nearly identical to the way chat appears on the Facebook Messenger app.

The new design has blue and white chat bubbles, instead of the simple text that users currently see. According to AllFacebook, Facebook looks to be testing the new desktop chat for a small set of international users.

Here’s what it looks like:

Facebook chat bubbles

Compare that to the current format:

Which format do you prefer?