Facebook Inc. on Thursday 28th April, 2016 rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft’s latest operating system; “Windows 10” for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services.
Product Manager, David Fields, said; “There are many people using Facebook, Messenger and Instagram on Windows, so today we’re excited to roll out Windows 10 apps for Facebook and Messenger on desktop and Instagram on mobile.”
“These new apps will load quickly and easily within Windows and have the most up-to-date features.” he added.
Gadgets 360 reports that, the free Facebook and Messenger programs for Windows 10 were hitting virtual shelves at the Windows desktop app store whereas Instagram running on smartphones powered by the Microsoft operating system hit the Windows Phone Store.
Tuula Rytila, Corporate Vice President, Windows Marketing at Microsoft said; “We’re thrilled to have this collection of apps available from Facebook for Windows 10 users.”
Microsoft has been working to adapt to lifestyles that have shifted away from the kinds of packaged software on which its empire was built to relying on smartphones or tablets to access computing services or data hosted in the Internet cloud.