Facebook ends support for Windows phone

If you’re still using a Windows phone in 2019, now is the time to switch to either Android or iOS. Windows phone has we all know has not been getting any attention this past few years and even the tech giant Microsoft has dropped support or the devices and will no longer be producing new phones.

Android and iOS on the other hand are receiving constant support and are the two mobile leading OS at the moment.

Why you should switch to an Android/iOS smartphone

The social media and social networking, of course Facebook has announced that it will discontinue support of some of it apps for Windows Phone, which includes Messenger, Instagram, and Facebook app itself leaving only WhatsApp messenger for the platform.

Currently, WhatsApp supports only Window 8 and 10 mobile and there’s no telling whether WhatsApp will also be discontinued for the Windows mobile.

According to a Microsoft spokeswoman, Facebook will end its support for its apps on Windows Mobile starting April 30th. Users will then have to resort to accessing this social platforms using their phones browser or third party apps.

This seems to be the season of shutting down products. Following in the footsteps of Google, which recently shut down Google+, Inbox by Gmail, and Allo. Facebook is now ending support of three of it app for Windows phones.

Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are amongst the top free apps in the Microsoft Store, although it’s unclear exactly how many are still using Windows phone, the number of those the removal of this app will impact is unlikely to be significant.

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