Opera implements Messenger and WhatsApp into the browser

Yordan, 10 May 2017

Earlier this year, we told you about Opera Neon - an alternative browser that wants "to change the way you use the internet". Now the regular Opera implements one of its best features - pinning messengers in the desktop browser. Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram get their tab in the sidebar and can be used side by side with the main tabs.

With the latest update, you can open the messengers whenever you want and pin them, so conversations do not interfere with whatever you are working on. There are also shortcuts available for jumping from one service to the other or when the boss is behind the corner.

Additionally, you can quickly share images to these services by dragging and dropping images on the messenger’s icon.



Reader comments

  • AnonD-605106
  • 19 May 2017
  • Hkj

Opera has a lot of catch up to do...unfortunately

  • Anonymous
  • 12 May 2017
  • NU0

That's so sad to hear. I noticed Opera wasn't as active for the last few years. And the new Opera, while smooth, misses so many things that made Opera great back in the days. To the point that I use EDGE as my daily driver these days. I wish they int...

  • AnonD-647900
  • 11 May 2017
  • Y7u

Ew gimmicky social media features that makes the browser more bloated and RAM hungry, I'll stick to FF/Waterfox and my basic Chromebook lol

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