From last year one thing that was gradually emerging as a dark mode on gadgets. This feature has become needful because most gadgets like smartphones produced in recent years turn to drain too much batter too much quick hence the introduction of dark mode will help mobile phone users save more power. It is undoubtedly true that many smartphones, laptops and many gadgets produced rely so much on features such as smart screens.
This has called for a drastic shift and now the pressure is on every application developer to include a dark mode. One of such features is what users of the Facebook and app have been waiting for. It has been a long time since dark mode and many users of the app believe it’s about time developers of the app introduce the dark mode feature.
Why Dark Mode On Facebook And Whatsapp Is A Must.
Facebook is an American social media and technology company based in Menlo Park in California with over 43.9 per cent market share. Facebook currently has over 2 billion users all over the world. This makes the app a necessity for every smartphone and a computer user. Be as it may, most people stay in touch with family, friends, classmates and work colleagues through Facebook. WhatsApp has 1.5 billion users in 180 countries, which makes the app more popular messaging app in the world. It is a messaging platform.
In this 21st century, most smartphones have a dark mode feature. This feature helps to increase battery life, especially phones with OLED screens.
This means the darker the screen is the lesser battery consumption. Research has shown that more battery is saved compared to normal screen use without dark mode. For example, when the Pixel 4 last three more hours when a dark mode feature is turned on.
Official Dark Mode Release Date.
There has not been an official statement from Facebook as to when the feature will be introduced. Rumour has it that it will be somewhere between 1 and 2Q 2020. Recently there has been some teasing about what the future will seemingly look like.
A user of WhatsApp has started experiencing glimpses of the dark mode on app startup from January 2020. Which is quite promising, at least now we know there will be a dark mode. We just don’t know when it will be released.
The dark mode promises to be huge for people who cannot do away with Facebook and WhatsApp. The app consumes a lot of battery due to the latest “status updates feature”. It is the most awaiting feature for smartphone users because of the number of subscribers of the apps.
It came as pleasure when finally users we’re given the dark mode feature on March 4, 2020. Users of the app can update and enable dark mode on WhatsApp through this simple procedure
Settings> Charts> Themes>Dark mode. However, a user with on Android 10, dark mode is enabled automatically when you turned it on in the system settings.